“I’m pretty confident in my ability to be a good manager, but a lot of it is instinct…I’m not sure I can teach that to others.” Sound like something you’d say? Many of the senior leaders I’ve spoken to find that they face a whole new set of challenges when they become a manager of […]
This week on Ask Lighthouse: How do you gain respect as a manager among team members who are older than you? How can you get your people to stop asking you every little question and create more independent teams?
How can you support your team members dealing with workplace anxiety? What should you avoid to stop the situation from getting worse? And what does it take to develop your emotional intelligence and understand your team’s feelings to help them thrive? Knowing how to deal with anxiety at work is a complex issue. Even if […]
Are you making the most of your one on one meetings? One on ones are a vital tool for not only keeping your team happy and motivated, but solving issues that may be holding team members back. And yet, many managers struggle with one on ones and don’t know what to do to fix them. […]
What’s the best way to give feedback to sensitive team members? What steps do you need to take to get promoted as a manager? And should you adopt an unlimited vacation policy? This week on Ask Lighthouse.
We’ve analyzed reports from Gallup, the MHA, Achievers and Emtrain to bring you the biggest reasons behind high employee turnover in 2021.
This Week’s Ask Lighthouse: How do you prepare for leading partially remote teams? What team-building activities can you use for employees with big generational gaps? And how can you teach your team to focus and prioritize properly?
One on one meetings, 1:1s, 1 2 1s, one on ones, or 1 on 1s. Whatever you call them, they’re one of the most powerful tools you have as a manager. Many managers have one on one meetings with their teams, but too often, they waste them. Status updates, awkward silences, and frequent cancellations are […]
What do you consider the biggest challenges of management? Where are you struggling to apply the lessons from the Lighthouse blog and other sources? Welcome to part two of our new blog series called, “Ask Lighthouse.” Each week, Jason Evanish, the CEO and founder of Lighthouse, and other leaders will share their suggestions for overcoming […]
What can you learn from one of the most influential people in (recent) history? Are there any lessons from Jeff Bezos’ leadership style you can apply to your team today? Not sure if you’re aware of this, but Bezos is planning to go to space on July 20th. He’ll be doing so on the first […]