Category: "Employee Development"

5 Tips for More Productive Meetings

12 March, 2019

You’ve likely found your mind wandering during a staff meeting at some point in your career. While team meetings may seem like a necessary means of communicating with your employees, you’re only wasting valuable time if your meetings are putting everyone to sleep. A bad meeting can have...

4 Ways Great Leaders Handle the Unexpected

29 January, 2019

The poet Robert Burns famously wrote, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Perhaps no one identifies with that statement than a manager trying to coordinate dozens of employees with different skill sets, personalities, and opinions to work toward a common goal and bring a...

4 Financial Skills Every Manager Needs

02 January, 2019

You probably didn’t get into management to be a bookkeeper. That’s what finance departments are for, right? But, while finances may not be – and don’t necessarily have to be – your strong suit, there are a few tricks of the trade you should have under your belt when you...

3 Reasons Your Employees Aren’t Listening to You

13 November, 2018

Few things can be as frustrating as a leader than to feel like your words are falling on deaf ears. No matter how many times you repeat yourself, and in how many different ways you try to share information, it can feel like your employees simply do not care about what you have to say. While it&rsquo...

How to Capitalize on What Your Employees Do Best

16 October, 2018

Every office is comprised of a diverse pool of unique talents and personalities working together towards a common company goal. As a leader in your company, it can sometimes be difficult to manage the strengths and weaknesses of each member of your team in a way that manifests the highest level of p...