3 Ways to Make Your Feedback Welcomed and Productive

3 Ways to Make Your Feedback Welcomed and Productive

  Make casual, conversational feedback just part of everyday life, both by being more mindful of giving it and…by explicitly requesting a feedback discussion—First, be more conscious of opportunities to briefly acknowledge when someone does something well and, in a low key way, suggest how they might improve upon something they did. Second, invite feedback […]

Managing Millennials: How to Bring Out The Best in The New Generation of Employees

Managing Millennials: How to Bring Out The Best in The New Generation of Employees

  Brand New Seminar! When: November 9th from 9AM-4PM Where: Husson College, 340 County Road, Westbrook, Maine No one needs to tell you that this new generation of employees poses a new set of challenges for managers and employers. To bring out the best in today’s Millennial employee, to engagement them, requires managers to have […]

Webinar: Why Your Employees Are Just Not That Into You

To Access Webinar recording, click here Despite billions of dollars a year being spent in the U.S. alone on improving employee engagement, engagement levels have barely budged since Gallup first started sharing its groundbreaking research over fifteen years ago. If you have experienced this frustration, you know that the typical approach to employee engagement isn’t […]

How to Give Constructive Feedback That Works: The Blueprint

How to Give Constructive Feedback That Works: The Blueprint

Perhaps THE most challenging type of conversation for most of us is giving someone constructive feedback. Over the years, in my work with managers and supervisors, nothing strikes terror in the hearts of even the most hardy of people is the prospect of having to give negative feedback…especially to someone who has a history of […]

"Help Me Help You Help Us”: A New Webinar

“Help Me Help You Help Us”: A New Webinar

How to get the information you need to get the best work out of each employee and… keep morale high     To Watch the Recording: click here To Download the Slides: click here   To get the best work from each employee requires knowing their particular motivational drivers, preferences, and the communication approaches that […]

Bringing Out The Best In People...The Difference You Can Make

Bringing Out The Best In People…The Difference You Can Make

  Whether you have a leadership position or not, whether in the workplace or in your personal life, there are people who could profoundly benefit from your believing in them, from you seeing the Goodness and the Greatness in them when they cannot. These are the “Jonathans” in your life who could benefit from your […]

How to Do Accountability Right: MetroStar Systems Shows How

How to Do Accountability Right: MetroStar Systems Shows How

A while back I conducted an interview I conducted with Debbie Peterson, Director of Marketing at MetroStar Systems,after interviewing their co-founder and CEO, Ali Manouchehri for a conference. I was so impressed with him, I ended up writing an article titled Leadership 101: Do Your Daily Interactions Command Respect and Trust? Later, I interviewed employees […]

Be Your Best Despite All The Stress

Be Your Best Despite All The Stress

How to Boost Your Energy and Therefore Boost Your Resilience Level This webinar recording will give you practical strategies for boosting your resilience by increasing your energy level. It includes some really cool research on how the vagus nerve affects resilience (spoiler alert: it has a HUGE impact and therefore the more you know how […]

Video: Why Every Manager Should Know This Research About The Desire for Justice and Respect

Video: Why Every Manager Should Know This Research About The Desire for Justice and Respect

  Humans have a hard-wired desire for justice–and retribution when treated unjustly. We also appear to have a hard-wired drive for respect, according to an interesting collection of research. Managers and leaders can benefit from this research, because it offers clues about why it’s critical to: Communicate the reasoning behind big decisions and change initiatives […]

Inspiring U: How to Bring Your A Game to Work and Inspire Others to Do the Same

Inspiring U: How to Bring Your A Game to Work and Inspire Others to Do the Same

  The more naturally inspiring you are, the greater your ability to bring out the best in others. If you are a leader with a title, this means you are able to help the people you lead perform at their best. If you are a leader without a title (to borrow from Robin Sharma)–i.e. someone […]