Self Improvement

As a manager, one of your jobs is to turn your employees into leaders. To do this, they need to know what's expected of them, and when they're succeeding. Think about your role as a leader. How do you know when you're successful?

Directing others can be challenging. Using a structured, four-step approach can help you direct others effectively and achieve organizational goals.

The four-step approach is as follows:

When you're proactive about organizational change, you regain a sense of control and can get the passion back into your work life.

Modern communication tools such as pagers, cell phones, and speakerphones have inundated the workplace. And why not?

With all the job hunting going on right now, I get a lot of questions about how applicants can put their best foot forward and get hired.

An overall approach to showing you care involves acknowledging individual views, encouraging people, and being sincere in your interest.

Your credit history can keep you from getting a job.

For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants.

As a good listener, you should listen at least twice as much as you talk. However, what you have to say is also important. It can help you to listen well, or it can act as a roadblock to better listening.

Is your answer something like this?… Trust is an interesting topic and it would be great to have the luxury of time and bandwidth to cultivate it in our organization's business practices, but there are more pressing and critical issues which I/we need to address instead.

Office romances have become a fact of office life in the contemporary business world.


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