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The Job Posting: Why Should I Work for You?

“Another employee resigned this week,” a manager relayed to me during our monthly coaching session. “How many is that this month?” “Two, but the big challenge is finding replacement workers, and we can’t seem to attract suitable candidates for our jobs.” It is a common refrain across America. Employees are leaving organizations in droves. According […]

INCLUDING ALL IN THE WORKPLACE

This past week, I received an email asking, “How can I give my managers a better understanding of why DEI is so important for our organization?” It is an important question and one the business leaders and human resources professionals should be asking. Shareholders, Investors, and Social Justice Groups are demanding companies take action around […]

HEY MANAGERS, IT IS NOT YOUR EMPLOYEES FAULT

“My employee is an idiot*.” At every one of my management seminars, at least one leader, manager, or supervisor will come out and say, “My employees are idiots,” while most of the other leaders in the room are just thinking it. When I hear someone say that their employee is an idiot, I can’t help […]

AVOID THE TOP TEN MISTAKES MANAGERS MAKE

When a manager makes a mistake, it is amplified by their position. More people observe a manager’s behaviors and will notice their errors because of the role they hold. Managers, like all of us, are judged on our performance including our mistakes. If we do not continually meet our stakeholders’ expectations, our results will continue […]