The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
If you know your company can benefit from employees that are loyal, responsible and hardworking, you are probably seeking ways to make that happen.
While your hiring decisions do affect the type of candidates that come onboard, your role as a leader doesn’t end after the onboarding process.
Managers are many things – they are employees, employers, supervisors, teammates and coaches.
They answer to their superiors, partners and clients, but most of all, they are responsible for the productivity and loyalty of their team.
One of the most important, yet often-overlooked skill a manager needs to have is the ability to coach their team members.
Yes, you need to make sure the project on your to-do list gets done with the help of your employees, but you also need to encourage them to grow and move up the corporate ladder.
You already know that as a good leader, you need to invest your time in coaching your employees to succeed.
However, do you feel like you bring the energy and the motivation, but the results of the caching session are only subpar?
A manager is many things – an employee, a colleague, a supervisor, a friend and a coach.
A coach’s job is to motivate and empower their team to succeed in whatever it is they set out to do.
Every manager knows that all employees are not created equally.
There are your highest performers, those who are self-motivated, goal-driven and on top of their game, the employees that need a lot more help, and those in between.
While micromanaging has been proven in study after study to demotivate employees, the opposite of that is not leaving your staff to fend for themselves.
Leaders need to find a healthy balance between managing their staff to empower them and looking over their shoulder every step of the way.