We all have parts of our jobs that we don’t like as much as others.  For supervisors and managers, the position comes with some tough interpersonal responsibilities. I’ve yet to meet a supervisor who likes to tell someone they’ve done something wrong or fire someone who is not a good fit for the role.  Delivering…

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Teamwork

Have you ever fallen short of your own or another person’s expectations on a task or project?  Or do you have staff whose work regularly disappoints you?   As a business owner whose success relies on my ability and that of my team to serve our clients, I know that meeting and exceeding expectations can feel elusive at times.     Not hitting the mark can…

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When you think of a coach, what comes to mind?  For me, it’s a person with a whistle around the neck who shouts out what you’re doing wrong so all your teammates stop and look at you.  Oh, sorry, flashback to high school sports. In the workplace, a coach looks very different than the typical…

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Happy Black History Month!  It’s great that this honoring of African American heritage and achievements is celebrated in February because it can serve as a warm-up for celebrating diversity all year long. Celebrating minority milestones and holidays in the workplace is celebrating diversity itself.  It demonstrates an inclusive culture and also shows employees how to…

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