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Keeping Your Cool – How to Deal With an Angry Co-Worker

April 14th, 2017

Difficult people exist everywhere, even in the workplace. Because you are spending 40 hours per week with them – and unable to simply ignore them – dealing with angry co-workers can pose an especially unique challenge. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to calm the waters and create a more pleasant working environment. If… Read more »

Untapped Potential: 5 Tips to Help You (and Your Team!) Grow

April 7th, 2017

It’s no secret a professionally developing team of employees directly benefits your business; however, did you know when employees feel they are growing within their workplace, they are much more likely to find fulfillment and stay with their employer? Today more than ever, it is important to continually hone employees’ skills and provide opportunities for… Read more »

From Employee to Supervisor: Climb the Career Ladder with These 7 Tips

March 17th, 2017

After working and excelling in a position for a certain amount of time, the next logical step for many employees is to look towards becoming a supervisor. While supervisor positions are available every now and then, the majority of supervisors are promoted from existing employees with a natural knack for leadership and already demonstrating success… Read more »

How to Give Constructive Criticism

November 18th, 2016

Effectively delivering constructive criticism to employees is a challenging but necessary task that many managers find to be a struggle. The ultimate goal of constructive criticism is to motivate while still maintaining employee morale and confidence. Momentum lies in the way the constructive criticism is delivered, so next time you need to provide your employees… Read more »

How to Build a Strong Corporate Culture in a Small Business

October 21st, 2016

Over the past several years, the small business boom has really taken off. While the small business umbrella covers companies of all shapes and sizes in different industries with unique niches, one common ground all successful small businesses share is embracing a strong corporate culture within their smaller business walls. If you are a small… Read more »

5 Skills that Will Put You on a Path to Management

August 5th, 2016

Chances are, if you are good at your job and enjoy your job, you may have your sights set on becoming a manager. Many great managers have worked their way through the ranks, working several positions within a company or organization before taking on a leadership role. If you feel confident in your professional abilities… Read more »

“Subscribe!” – 3 Safety Podcasts that You Should Subscribe To

May 27th, 2016

Good managers and supervisors will continually look for ways to improve their workplace culture and company morale – and a big component of that is safety! When employees feel safe and secure in their environment, they are happier on the job, thus improving productivity and the bottom line. While managers have demonstrated leadership to arrive… Read more »

5 Traits All Supervisors Should Develop

May 13th, 2016

Supervisors tend to wear many hats within their team. In addition to possessing technical knowledge and skills for their job, supervisors are often a voice of reason, sense of stability, and motivational coach for their employees. For a supervisor to become strong and successful in their leadership position, it is imperative that they develop these… Read more »

New Supervisor Job? How to Build Trust and Credibility with Your New Team

February 19th, 2016

You want to inspire your staff to do great things. And you can do this through good leadership skills. The key to leading others is to win their trust—once your employees trust you, they’ll be on your side, have faith in your judgement and guidance, and best of all, they’ll follow your instruction. So how… Read more »

Managing Employee Engagement Through Company Changes

December 7th, 2015

Change can be good – even necessary. As companies grow, change is an essential part of sustaining that growth and developing the organization and its employees. However, change can also pose challenges. Nearly everyone responds to change initially with caution, if not outright distrust. When managers understand the phases of grappling with change, they are… Read more »

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