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Tips for New Managers

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A couple weeks ago a new leader in my New Manager Accelerator asked a great question that I wanted to share. She said that she was looking for tips and insights as to how she could support her team. What a fully loaded question! But a great one 😉 I decided to pull this question […]

WHAT EMPLOYEES WANT FROM THEIR MANAGERS

Leadership Development

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Updated June 30th, 2023 As a new leader, earning your team’s respect is crucial to creating a healthy work environment. However, if you think your team should respect you because they HAVE to rather than earn it over time, you may be facing one of the consequences of not having their support and backup. That’s […]

HOW TO EARN RESPECT AS A LEADER

Leadership Development

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Learning to have effective one-on-one meetings with employees is crucial to becoming a successful leader.  These meetings are your chance to connect with the people you work with, learn more about them, and set the stage for a trusting relationship.  Sadly, many new managers don’t know how to utilize one-on-one meetings to their advantage, and […]

One-on-One Meetings with Employees

Leadership Development

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I think all of us have that story! ​You know the one… with the terrible manager! You know what I’m talking about… The one who micromanages, doesn’t communicate properly and is waaaay too much in your business. It’s horrible! Now that you’re in the position of leader, you’ve probably wondered yourself how you’re doing. That’s […]

SIGNS OF A BAD MANAGER

Leadership Development

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Did you know that 1 in every 3 employees report that their manager completely lacks communication skills? THAT IS CRAZY! Especially since communication is a fundamental skill of leadership and management and here’s why: A lack of consistent and clear communication leads to..  Unclear direction Stressful work environments Workplace failures Financial losses Customer attrition  Business […]

COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MANAGERS

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Micromanagement is a pretty big issue in the workforce.  There is a lot of information available about dealing with a micromanaging boss. In contrast, there is not as much information for the person who is a micromanager.  I think it’s important we have discussions and start becoming more aware of the signs of a micromanager, […]

5 SIGNS OF A MICROMANAGER

Leadership Development

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I’m so excited for this video because I truly believe it will have an impact on you and hopefully shape your own journey in management for the better.  In preparation for this video I found my journals from when I was newly promoted. And all I have to say is that Mak was a very […]

Advice for New Managers

Leadership Development

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One of the biggest misconceptions about asserting yourself is that if you assert yourself then people will perceive you as being mean or nasty. And let’s be real – no one wants to be labeled poorly. I know I certainly didn’t want to be! This is why in today’s video I’ll be sharing some tips […]

How to Assert Yourself as A New Manager

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I used to dread going to meetings because I felt like I had nothing to say – or at least I would mumble my words badly making whatever I say ridiculous. I have been wanting to do a video on how to speak up in meetings for some time now because I know that this […]

HOW TO SPEAK UP WITH CONFIDENCE IN MEETINGS

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Updated June 28th, 2023 There comes a point in your career as a team leader where you need to have difficult conversations with your team. Even if you have the best team, you still have to face these situations. Whether it is about attitude, performance, tactical issues or even something else, these conversations can be […]

4 TIPS FOR HANDLING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS WITH YOUR TEAM.

Leadership Development

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