What Makes a Remarkable Supervisor?
Most people agree that not everyone has the capability to be a surgeon. Maybe you don’t have stable enough hands or couldn’t get better than a “D” in anatomy to save your life. And if you didn’t graduate from medical school and practice your craft under the wing of a seasoned colleague, it’s not going…Read More
The Value of Abundant Praise at Work
A senior-level leader once told me she wasn’t one to give much praise so she needed to hire someone who didn’t need that. So, finding someone with a high level of self-confidence went on my list of have-to-have characteristics of the candidates. However, it got me thinking, is praise only for those with low self-confidence?…Read More
A Surprising Way to Be a Better Supervisor
If you’re stressed at work, people around you can feel it. It makes others uneasy. They wonder if you’re going to snap and walk out or even unleash on them. Now they’re stressed out too! The most dangerous thing about stress in the workplace is that it’s contagious. It can run through a department faster…Read More
3 Powerful Questions to Help Supervisors Be Their Best
In a previous article, What Makes a Remarkable Supervisor?, we spent time thinking about what type of supervisors we wanted to be. We explored some examples of traits and behaviors that are important when supervising other people. Now that you have a good idea of how you want to be perceived, and you’ve begun to align…Read More