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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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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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