Developing Leaders: What To Do When Your Team Grows Too Big

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Boss: “You’re doing a great job with your team!” You: “Thanks!” Boss: “You don’t mind if we go ahead and put a few more people on your team, right?” You: “Umm….” Whether this is a conversation you’ve had in your head or one that’s happened to you when talking to your boss, you know the […]

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7 Tips for First-Time Managers: How to Succeed as a New Manager

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Congratulations! You’ve been promoted. Or, maybe, you’re starting a new job at a new company. Either way, you have a fresh start– and a new set of challenges. You only get one chance to make a first impression as a new manager, so you want to make the most of it.  That’s why today we’re […]

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6 Questions You Must Ask When You Start Managing a New Team

managing a new team means getting to know what people want

When you’re managing a new team, there’s a lot of uncertainty. What do they think of you? Will everyone get along? How was their last manager? Are they a talented team? Starting anything new is always hard, and when you involve multiple other people, personalities, and habits, it ups the difficulty level significantly. As a […]

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How Managers Can Cause Low Employee Morale

low employee morale: dilbert knows how much trouble managers can cause

Are your employees happy? Do you feel like they’re performing at a level equal to their skills and potential? Or do you find getting good work from them is like pulling teeth? Do some of them have one foot out the door (or, maybe, already left)? We’re all responsible for our own thoughts and attitudes, […]

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