Do you get the sense that your team members are burnt out, unmotivated and overall not happy?
Those are all signs that your team’s morale is down.
Humans are emotional beings, which means that when a manager must discipline a member of their team, emotions are flying high.
No one likes to hear negative feedback, which is why it is easy for a simple feedback session to turn personal and get nasty.
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.
The words manager and leader are used interchangeably most of the time, but they are not the same.
There is a world of difference between a manager, which every single company on the planet has, and a true leader, which is fairly rare.
As our current world is changing faster than ever before, change at the workplace is keeping up with it!
A leader must add change management skills to their virtual toolbox, or risk not succeeding in their role.
The next time you reach for your phone, consider doing something productive when you search the web other than checking your social media account.
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Whether it was due to lack of funds, inappropriate behaviour or poor performance, terminating an employee’s position is always difficult.
While the manager assigned to this task has the hard job of relaying the bad news, and the person being fired has just lost their job, this event actually affects the entire workplace.
Certain organisations implement employee contracts that set certain timeframes that the staff and the firm are bound to each other.
However, a psychological contract is another form of this document, albeit not a written one. Learn More
If you are like most managers, you likely sit down at your desk at 8am, not looking up from documents and emails until lunchtime.
However, new research from the Draugiem Group, a social networking firm, as reported by Chartered Management Institute, found that working for hours straight without break is far from the most productive way. Learn More