Chaos Theory and Management have a lot in common. Here’s how you can apply lessons from it to your company.
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How are my managers really doing? What’s really happening in my organization? What do my people really think? Am I missing anything important? Whether you’re a veteran leader or brand new to having a real hierarchy below you, these kinds of questions are likely to be on your mind often. The more removed from the […]
(Already got the role? Looking for tips for getting started as a first-time manager? Jump to Part 2 of this guide.) Ever thought about becoming a manager? Want to know what it takes and how to move up from your individual contributor role? Becoming a manager opens a whole new world of opportunity. With the […]
Are you working on your leadership skills? What is your biggest barrier to improving as a manager? Do you lack the confidence to talk to your team? Are you struggling to find time for your growth and development? Or maybe you’re just unsure of where to start and what to improve? For most leaders, it’s […]
What have you done to become a more confident remote manager lately? If you couldn’t find time to develop your skills, don’t worry – you can start learning and improving today. And with working conditions changing so much during lockdown, remote management courses may just be the perfect place to start. That’s why we’ve put […]
Ever had a manager you knew you’d never forget? The kind that was– or is– so awesome, you count yourself lucky just to work with them? The type of manager that helps make coming to work a meaningful, satisfying, and productive experience? We’ve talked a lot about the styles of managing and the qualities of […]
What makes a great coach? Is it possible to lead well without employee coaching? What does having a good coach mean to your team? Gartner research shows that employees who report to good coaches are up to 40% more focused. It really is that simple: coaching is a must for great leaders. To be an […]
“Wait…You’re leaving, too?” I still remember how surprised my coworker and I were to discover that we were both leaving the company within days of each other. And without ever having talked about it. Years later, I’ve met many friends who have been on both sides of employee turnover waves. I’ve learned they’re always challenging […]
Being a new manager can be an exciting, and stressful, opportunity. It’s a great promotion, with new responsibilities, added prestige, and the pay bump to match. It’s also a major career change to a world very different than what you learn in any school or classroom. It’s important that you promote people looking to be […]
Praise is one of the most underrated, yet crucial, parts of managing. It can dramatically change how people feel and the caliber of work they produce. Research reported on Harvard Business Review shows that teams that are praised most outperformed those praised less across key criteria like financial performance, customer satisfaction, and 360-degree feedback. Yet, […]