The style in which you lead impacts the people around you, and in turn impacts the success of a department or organization. One might think that a particular leadership style is best; however, different situations require different styles of leadership. Psychologist Kurt Lewin is known for his contributions to defining leadership styles. His work dates
An interesting article by Sean Romanoff explaining how PowerPoint can be effective ... IF used appropriately. Death by PowerPoint? Avoid these 7 common mistakes.
This video was recommended to me by a student in my Powerful Presentations workshop. Great information on the science of nonverbal communication. [ted id=1569]
Thank you to those who attended the event on March, 19, 2013. Click on the link below to review the slide presentation ... Exceed Expectations in Your Job Search
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If I put your words, into my words, then say them back to you, is that paraphrasing? You most likely answered yes to that question and I won’t tell you that you are wrong; however, I will ask you to think about this – how do I know I have understood what you MEAN by
Each time I facilitate training, I learn from those that I am there to teach. My head is filled with unexpected nuggets of information – often things that make me go “hmmmm”. As we turn the page on summer and get ready for the fall, I decided I would use this week as an opportunity
Coaching is a method supervisors use to recognize and/or develop their employees. Many employees are hungry to be coached, yet many supervisors don’t make it a priority. Having a meeting with an employee to correct behavior isn’t necessarily coaching. Instead, adopt the idea that you can make your employees better when you invest in their
My last web article presented 4 easy steps to giving positive feedback (if you want to be a superior supervisor). I hope you have been recognizing the great work of your employees! BUT. There is a flipside of positive feedback … not-so-positive feedback – a.k.a. constructive criticism or corrective. Part of your role as a
Superior supervisors take time to recognize what their employees are doing well. Part of your job as a supervisor is to develop your employees into great employees – without feedback this is quite difficult to do. This week we will focus on giving positive feedback (return next week to learn how to give not-so-positive feedback).