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Thursday, February 8, 2018
Do you remember your first management job? I do, but for all the wrong reasons! When I was 18, I was put in charge of a summer recreational sailing program. It sounds like a dream job,...
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Regardless of how high-performing we may be, we all have areas which may call for improvement, both known and unknown. Sometimes we uncover these areas for improvement but lack the...
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Have you ever felt you were the smartest person in the room? I had the pleasure to discuss this idea with a group of students recently, and it provoked an interesting and passionate debate....
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Friday, October 20, 2017
Here’s something I hear a lot from companies ranging from IT to manufacturing: “we have a great group of managers but most of them don’t have any experience as managers.” Translation: we...
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Friday, October 20, 2017
Employee engagement drives retention. When people are invested in doing rewarding work in an organization that fosters their professional development, good things happen. They are more...
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The willingness to be accountable, have difficult conversations, and view failure as an opportunity are essential skills that distinguish good leaders. That’s what nearly 30 managers and...
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Friday, September 1, 2017
"We have been paying people for their hands for years when they would have given us their heads and hearts for free...if we had just known how to ask!" ~ Bob Chapman, CEO, Barry-Wehmiller...
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Align leadership development programs with your organization's culture, goals, vision, and mission. Incorporate best practices in leadership needs assessments and implementation, while...
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Through using past business experiences, learning activities, and personal self-discoveries, all leaders have developed their own capabilities, behaviors, and personalities to lead. They...
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Most of us in leadership positions in small government agencies have had some part in conditioning our employees to “conserve resources,” “do more with less,” or “be innovative.” Often,...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
ACCEL: The Skills That Make a Winning Manager, a new report from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) sponsored by Columbia Business School, examines the development of five...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Managers have a terrible reputation. In a recent survey, Monster.com found that nearly half of employees rated their boss as “horrible,” and more than 50 percent rated their boss a 1 or 2...
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Gallup’s State of the American Workplace study highlighted the single greatest thing organizations can do to increase employee engagement:  hire the right managers.  In fact, the study says...
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Monday, August 22, 2016
The U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) defines employee engagement as a heightened employee connection to work, the organization, the mission, or co-workers. Engaged employees...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
With collective sighs of “Seriously??!!” my colleagues and I stood staring at the odd pattern of human-sized rectangles on the office wall. It was a few years into my federal career, and my...
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