Your team should feel comfortable airing ideas and grievances alike and know that they will be listened to sincerely. It doesn’t matter if not all their ideas are accepted. Being able to voice them is the key.
This our final article in the series of Growing Managers. We started with the Discipline of Management, covered Promoting Smart, and the last edition was running a Manager Nursery. We identified the difference between management and leadership, what attributes to look for when promoting, and how to develop from within instead of hiring from the outside. Now the question is – how do I measure performance?
Finding your next great client is like working your way through a detective’s story. You have to have a mind for inquiry — open, questioning, evaluating and fitting puzzle pieces together. Go through the clients of recent years and pull out the ones that seem to be the very best customers. What’s common about them? […]
You see; the way I see it there are three types of employees; the first one is the loyal employee who is dedicated to the job, but wants nothing more than the job. He/she shows up each day on time, leaves at 5:00 and does this routine day in and day out. They want nothing […]
Here is why, I get to be challenged just as much as I get to challenge others. Most importantly, I get to grow personally, professionally and financially for my efforts. My boss is a huge part of my success and for that I am appreciative. Here is why my boss is better than your boss: […]