Show me you care with your words! Like many people, we went out to eat Easter Sunday. We were surprised and disappointed the menu was different than the one we had seen on line. Normally, we wouldn’t care so much; however, three out of the four of us in our group were on day 7
Conflict and Approval: who needs it? The answer to that question is ... a lot of people! Some people, when feeling threatened, are going to try to get along at almost any cost because they really want to feel your approval. They are wonderful people who really prefer it when things are peaceful in the
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).
Hopefully after reading last week’s article you set a goal to create your To Do List each day before you left work or first thing when you arrived each morning. If you didn’t, this week will be your chance to make writing a To Do List a daily goal. (Of course you don’t have to
I won’t lie to you by telling you that staying motivated during change is easy. It isn’t. Change can be exhausting and scary because of its inherent uncertainties. In 2008, I was laid off from a faculty position at a 2-year college. It was a job I put my heart-and-soul into for 5 ½ years.
M You must motivate yourself before you can motivate others. It has been said before … walk the talk … lead by example … practice what you preach …. However you say it, motivating your team starts with you. Take a moment for honest self-reflection. Are you motivated? O Understand what motivates your team.
1) Just because someone in your audience is doodling doesn’t mean they aren’t listening. In fact, some learners need to doodle to stay engaged. 2) Eye contact isn’t really eye contact. If it were, we would stare into each other’s eyes … and that is plain creepy. A more effective approach is “eye to face
Why do so many of us fail to achieve the goals we set out to achieve? Here are a few reasons why - First, we struggle because our goals are too vague. Take this goal for example: To improve employee engagement. Second, we don’t know when we have achieved our goals. Third, we are unsure how