We’re cruising into the last couple weeks of the year.  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…

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Giving others feedback feels like a conflict to most of us.  In conflict situations, human beings tend to either take flight or fight. Hopefully, the last several articles have moved you past the flight instinct.  You understand the importance of meeting with the employee, you’re clear about what you want to discuss and you’re ready…

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  The last post focused on why supervisors are hesitant to discuss poor performance with employees and how to get past it.  Now you’re ready to take action and talk to the employee, right? If that thought leaves you speechless, let me share some thoughts on where to start. Be Clear In all my years…

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