A Michigan human resource consultant having a mentor session.

Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month here in the U.S.? (Yep, there is a National Month or Day for almost everything!) The month is dedicated to focusing on supporting the positive growth and development of young people to help them become successful adults. As a person who spends her days in the…

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Supervising people is challenging.  If you want to be successful as a supervisor or manager, you must continually improve.  A fast and simple way to do this is by reading regularly. But time is tight for most working people, so you may be wondering if reading is worth the time investment. Let’s look at a…

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Coworkers that have a good rapport with each other

As busy supervisors with a lot on our plates, we’re usually so grateful to have help arrive that we sometimes lose sight of the need to intentionally build connections with our team. The best time to do this is when someone first joins the team.  However, if you feel you may have fallen short of…

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Human Resource consultants discussing a project.

How understanding the difference between being a supervisor, manager, and leader can help you grow your career! Are you a supervisor, manager, or leader? As you read articles and books, listen to podcasts, and watch videos, you’ll hear these terms, as well as the words, supervise/supervision, manage/management, and lead/leadership.  It’s important to understand them to…

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