Monthly Archives: September 2019

3 Ways Leaders Can Help Middle Managers Get Better at Feedback

By |2020-06-23T10:37:39-04:00September 15th, 2019|Business|

Giving and receiving developmental feedback from anyone is challenging. And for middle managers, this can be especially tricky. Why? First of all, many middle managers wrestle with the transition from peer to supervisor. They worry that their former colleagues may not see them as having earned their new authority, or that these colleagues resent them for having been promoted (especially

3 Questions That Will Quickly Uncover Your Employees’ Motivation

By |2020-06-23T10:41:26-04:00September 1st, 2019|Business|

Every time I teach workshops for managers, I hear one question over and over: "How can I motivate my employees?" It's an important question. Motivated employees are more likely to think creatively, go above and beyond, hold themselves and others accountable for results, work autonomously, want to learn and grow, feel personally connected to the company, and ultimately