Have you ever wished you could have someone else’s skills, abilities, and/or talents? What made you feel that way? It could have been someone in your life who ignored your unique strengths or focused on your areas of weakness rather than your strengths. Supervisors who honor and bring out the diversity of individuals build strong…

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Top performers are good at what they do and are recognized by others as being better than average.  How do you build a reputation as a high-performing manager? Managers must do a wide variety of things well.  However, when you look at the cause and effect relationships between all these responsibilities, there is one that…

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Two businessmen talking at a desk providing feedback to each other.

Supervisors are familiar with giving feedback. It’s part of the job to provide both formal and informal feedback regularly. But how often do supervisors ask for feedback on their performance? It can be difficult to give unsolicited feedback to others. It’s less awkward if a person opens the door by asking how they’re doing. By…

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We are cruising right into the second half of 2020! If you’re like me, you’re planning for the year ahead, and that likely includes your staffing plans.  Who will be leaving due to retirement?  What positions will need to be added in order to meet your goals? If you have positions to fill, that means you’ll…

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