Are you challenging your employees?

Are you challenging your employees?

Challenging your employees means you see their potential and ask them to push further. You might give them an assignment that is harder than what they’re used to, especially if it moves beyond their comfort zone. Why challenge employees? As an organization, and as a...
Be a positive example for your employees

Be a positive example for your employees

What kind of vibes does your work environment have? When you walk through the workplace, are your employees smiling? Are they productive? Most people can sense attitudes in an atmosphere (the importance of which I discussed in another post). If employees are happy, a...
Listen to experience when starting a new role

Listen to experience when starting a new role

Have you started a new job? Changed positions in your company? Climbed higher on the corporate ladder toward your bigger goals? A new role is exciting. And it can be overwhelming at first. You’re trying to learn about the organization, meet people and understand how...
Keys to making employee reviews more positive

Keys to making employee reviews more positive

Employee reviews in the workplace are common. They’re important to eliminate problems and encourage morale. They might even be viewed as a way for companies to remove those who aren’t productive and reward those who are. They’re designed for one-on-one conversations...
Be a Leader in Upholding Company Values

Be a Leader in Upholding Company Values

When employees don’t understand the values or the mission of a company, it’s because the executives who hire them don’t either. Sure they have the list, maybe on their wall or as a screen saver, but they don’t live the values themselves. So how can the thought process...