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The Posts Managers Loved Most on Lighthouse in 2016

It’s about to be a New Year. 2017. Wow. Are you ready? Are you the manager you wanted to be by now? Relax. We can help you get ready for a great New Year, so you can be the manager you always wanted in 2017. We dug into our analytics and took a look at […]

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Why Bad Leaders Should Fear the Holidays

bad leaders give their team plenty to think about

Ah, the holidays are here and in full swing. Christmas and Hanukkah are here for many people (and a week or two away in the Orthodox Christian world), and New Years fast approaches as well. If you’re a good leader, now is a time to appreciate your team and give thanks for all that you’ve […]

bad leaders give their team plenty to think about
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The surprising key to improving your performance appraisal process

late to the performance appraisal process is another dilbert problem

The performance appraisal process seems to be dreaded by everyone. It’s almost a cliche to hate on them at this point. Employees often are overwhelmed with too much feedback at once, or they’re left resenting a sparse performance appraisal. Meanwhile, managers struggle to complete all the performance appraisals they’re expected to diligently complete. Then, HR […]

late to the performance appraisal process is another dilbert problem
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How to thank your employees in 5 simple, effective ways

How to thank your employees - be like franklin d roosevelt and recognize there's more than money

“The only way to motivate people is with money.” This is the exact wrong mindset to have as a leader, but too many people think that’s the only way to thank your employees.  There’s a better way, especially this time of year. Whether you just celebrated the American holiday of Thanksgiving, or are getting ready […]

How to thank your employees - be like franklin d roosevelt and recognize there's more than money
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How to get your team to open up to have awesome 1:1s

1:1s with introverts require a different approach as ben horowitz knows

“Nope.” “I don’t know.” *shrugs* 1:1s can be hard. It takes two people to have a great conversation. Even if you know what makes a great 1:1, you’re not guaranteed your team members will do their part and contribute. So what do you do when you have 1:1s with your team and someone isn’t engaging […]

1:1s with introverts require a different approach as ben horowitz knows
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Launching Lighthouse: Bringing Great Management to the Masses

“Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo Today we launched our software to make you a better manager, Lighthouse, on Product Hunt last week. After working closely with so many of you for the past 2 years, it was definitely time to open up to the world fully. […]

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The Power of Repetition: the Secret of Successful Leaders

Leading by example is a big part of the power of repetition as Anne Wojcicki knows

“I’ve already said it, why would I need to repeat it?” It’s an innocent sounding thought, but it’s a dangerous one for any leader that wants to be truly effective. The power of repetition is any leader’s best friend. Repeating yourself may seem annoying to you at first, but it’s important to make sure your […]

Leading by example is a big part of the power of repetition as Anne Wojcicki knows
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What to do when your One-on-Ones get too personal

too personal makes us uncomfortable

“Uhhhh… that’s a bit too personal,” she thought to herself as her team member started sharing a major personal issue they’re having. Her mind turned to the real heart of the question: “what do I do now?” We all know building rapport is important to strong working relationships with our teams. We need to care […]

too personal makes us uncomfortable
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