Learning to Lead While in a Group Setting

Being a great leader does not mean being the lone wolf in the office that makes all the decisions and gets the most work done. In fact, being a leader is quite the opposite. By definition, being a leader means that you have someone looking up towards you for direction, guidance, advice, and mentorship. The […]

Working Hard at the Desk

The Two Biggest Killers of Productivity in the Office

If you have ever worked in an office then you know how difficult it can sometimes be to get real work done.  If you can get past the office politics, the constant interruptions, and even the challenges with the IT and finance departments, you’re halfway to finding your way towards accomplishing your daily goals. Even […]

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A Leader’s Greatest Asset

For any leader or person in a leadership position, they most likely have come to the realization that people are their greatest asset. Leaders know that without having the support of good people, nothing could ever get accomplished. No leader has superpowers nor can they accomplish a team’s effort on their own. Great leaders understand […]

Meeting to Discuss Feedback

The Importance of Giving Feedback to Others

Giving and receiving feedback is an important part of being a leader, supervisor, and manager. The goal of giving feedback to your employees, partners, and colleagues is to provide them with information designed to help improve results as well as their relationship with you and the others in the group. Giving feedback can be a […]

Getting Ready for a Meeting

One on One Meetings with Employees Using the WONG Method

For supervisors, meeting frequently with your employees (especially in a one on one setting) is a great way to maintain open lines of communication with subordinates. One on one meetings also serve to help increase employee performance by improving trust and by setting appropriate expectations early.  Most employees also prefer one on one meetings when […]