Category Archives: Be a Better Boss

How Do You Develop Leadership Skills in Your Employees?

The list seems to be everywhere on what makes a great leader and it usually includes some of the same characteristics and skills: honesty, clear communication, strong business acumen, and effective negotiation skills. What they tend to lose, however, is that effective leadership involves the right tactical strategy. Effective leaders learn how to launch a comprehensive series of short-term plans and long-term put their company on the road to the success of the company, but how do you develop leadership skills in your employees? Continue reading How Do You Develop Leadership Skills in Your Employees?

How Do You Engage Employees Through Your Company Vision?

Have you ever taken over new job only to find that the former manager had nothing documented? Do company policies exist if they’re not documented? What if there was a disaster? What if a key person quit? Will you have time to write policies and procedures from disaster recovery to computer, network, and email use? How do you engage employees through your company vision? Continue reading How Do You Engage Employees Through Your Company Vision?

How are Management Procedures Used?

Quality management procedures are critical to improvement. If you are a manager of a group of people then you basically have two ways of using procedures, either you are using them to drive consistency and improvement or you’re not. How are your management procedures used? Continue reading How are Management Procedures Used?

How to Help Employees Save Money and Strengthen Their Finances

Are you an employer with people working for you? Did you know that it’s possible to help employees save money and strengthen their finances? Of course, you’re not making financial decisions for them. Let’s see seven ways to help employees save money. Continue reading How to Help Employees Save Money and Strengthen Their Finances

How to Become an Effective Business Leader in a Crisis

Real leaders — not those people who run for office every other year, promising “real” leadership for a change — possess a combination of qualities and leadership characteristics that make us want to follow them. Whether we naturally gravitate to these quality individuals or we subconsciously recognize their leadership, we follow them. So, what does it take to be an effective business leader with the ability to lead in a crisis? Continue reading How to Become an Effective Business Leader in a Crisis

How Do You Effectively Lead a Virtual Team?

In the past, we have witnessed the rise of the Internet and the rapid development of technology, among other things. For a few months already, we have been witnessing the growing popularity of virtual or remote teams. Whether we like remote work or not, this work concept is keeping the global economy afloat. But, how do you lead a virtual team effectively? Continue reading How Do You Effectively Lead a Virtual Team?