Category Archives: Management Training

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Onboarding, which is the process of adding new employees to a company, can be a tricky period of time for all involved. The company and its longstanding employees want to move forward and continue with the work they’re in the middle of, without slowing down or pressing pause. The new hire (or hires) have several things to get used to–perhaps a new schedule, office, and/or commute. This is, of course, in addition to the new work they’re undertaking. Figuring out how to use different programs for scheduling meetings, getting comfortable with their assignments, and even meeting coworkers can be a lot to get used to. Here are some suggestions for effectively communicating with your new hires:  Periodically check in with them to make sure they  Read the full article…

The Art of Listening

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Most people believe that they are good listeners. And while they may be hearing what others are saying, they may not be present enough to receive the full message. To truly listen to each other, we must give others our undivided attention and energy.   This means the following: STOP TALKING: During discussions, sometimes we have a tendency to dominate the conversation. In order to hear the other person, take a breath and allow them to answer the questions you are asking. All too often, we ask several questions in succession without a pause to allow for an answer. Sit back and give the other individual an opportunity to participate in the conversation. STOP THINKING: This is a hard one! When another person is talking, do  Read the full article…

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With millennials now dominating the workforce, it’s important to understand their leadership styles.

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Leading a team means allowing them to learn along the way.

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Acclimating to a new office environment is no easy task. In a past post we went over the most common mistakes of new managers. In this post, we will outline some best practices for dealing with a new leadership role.

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Collaborative leadership has taken the business world by storm and leaders who are stuck in the ways of command and control management may have some considerable trouble adapting to the realities of today’s workplace.

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There are four distinct generations working in offices across the globe today which can make leadership a little more tricky. Let’s take a look at a few pain points between generations and how to address them in an equal way as a leader.

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Leadership comes with a lot of risks and that can be scary, here is how to overcome some common fears.

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Here are six ways to cultivate productivity in the workplace during the holiday season without turning yourself into a real-life Mr. Scrooge.

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Everyone makes mistakes, here are the four most common blunders by first time managers.