Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills
October 5, 2016
Managers are responsible for taking care of their staff’s needs and responding to their concerns.
Oftentimes, employees are justified in their frustrations, which may be caused by long working hours, unsafe working conditions or lack of advancement opportunities. Learn More
September 5, 2016
It is not easy to work for someone else.
Even if you have moved up the career ladder and hold an important role, unless you are the CEO or the owner, you likely answer to a boss. Learn More
July 15, 2016
As a leader, you may encounter a situation where you experience conflict with an employee.
May 4, 2016
Most of us spend the majority of our day at the office; while working for eight hours can be enough to drive us mad, adding an annoying colleague or two into the mix can definitely affect not just our mood but also our work ethic.
In our personal lives, we may choose to avoid pushy, nosy or overly-talkative friends and neighbours, but at work we simply do not have that choice. Learn More
April 20, 2016
In your personal life, you likely pick your friends and your spouse.
However, you often don’t get to pick the people you spend the most time with – your coworkers. Learn More
April 18, 2016
While managers typically have the final say in recruitment decisions, they cannot always foresee how a candidate will act once they are hired.
March 2, 2016
There can be many reasons why you need to let an employee go; they may not be performing up to your standards, they may be rude or disrespectful, or you may simply eliminate the position. Learn More