Are there folks out there that have never made a mistake? Let’s face facts, we all have made a mistake or two along our journeys. They could be personal or professional. We can not be expected to get everything 100% right all the time. When I was coaching youth sports, I used to tell my
Over the last month, I have had the pleasure of listening, discussing and hopefully helping a new manager. We discussed how – he and others set expectations. Shared ideas of how to make those expectations a reality for the team. Spent time on how to insure that the team can be able to track their
Today’s Thursday’s thought will center around managing your team as a newbie supervisor. Can you remember your first supervisor job? Grab a sheet of paper and make a T chart… Spend about 5 minutes writing down the good and bad things you remember. Which one had the most listed – the good or the bad?
I have spent years training “new” managers. Many of the folks were managers and just wanted to get some refresher training that would light the spark again. I usually started out the training with understanding who and why the trainees are in the session. Most of them were the ace-doer for their organization and taking
A long time ago, I was asked to take on a new opportunity, leading an organization that was the ugly duckling. Every organization has a team that no one really wants to leave their functioning team to take on the challenge of the team from hell. What helps them be labelled “that team?” From the