Want to be a more effective boss? Teach your employees how to work best with you. This Tip by Jill Geisler provides a great list you can share with your employees to enhance your working relationship.
Assumptions can be misleading, get us into trouble with our clients and/or boss and be a big waste of time. We may think we know what others want us to do, but unless we ask the question, we don’t know for sure and then may spend time working on things that don’t matter. This week’s Tip by Donald Wetmore provides a great question to ask to gain clarity and direction.
Is someone at work pushing your buttons? Does this lead you to frustration and anger? This week’s Tip describes a simple process to follow that changes your reaction and the outcome.
Whether you own your own company, manage others or are an individual contributor, you have a “boss.” Your boss may be your board of directors, your clients, and/or your manager. No matter which category applies to you, this week’s Tip provides a great checklist for making your boss love you!
Don’t you, as the owner (or manager) of your business, love it when your employees demonstrate initiative? It makes it easier for you to focus on the aspects of your work that are most important. Unfortunately, we sometimes don’t realize initiative is what’s needed or don’t know how to communicate it. This week’s Tip by Dondi Scumaci provides talking points and guidelines for you to share with your employees to make both of you more effective.
Today’s Coaching Tip is applicable to business owners and the people they manage. If you want a stronger organization, have your managers fight for their ideas. It makes them stronger, more thoughtful and more valuable. If you are a manager pitching your boss, know that “no” is part of your test for growth. Sheds a whole new light on the situation.
What can you do to increase your influence and impact?