What Kind of Supervisor Do You Want to Be?
Most of us never ask ourselves this question. Supervisors are expected to be better at juggling than clowns riding unicycles at the circus, so how many actually have time for deep contemplation about supervisory style? However, success in any area of life is preceded by focusing on the things that you want. If you aren’t…Read More
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
How to Use Hiring as a Powerful Tool to Transform Culture
As busy business owners, executives, and supervisors who are responsible for hiring, every minute of your day is spoken for. So, filling open positions quickly with capable, independent employees is crucial. Investing a few minutes today to rethink your hiring approach to focus on developing culture will make your life easier tomorrow because your dream…Read More