A lot of people get promoted into a management position because of their skills and accomplishments, yet end up being a bad boss. I am sure you have experienced a bad boss at some point in your career. Perhaps even more than one… Have you ever had the opportunity to work with a good boss? What are some important qualities of a good boss? Continue reading What are Some Important Qualities of a Good Boss?
First, understand that your boss may not know they are a bad boss. A hands-off manager may not realize that failure to provide any direction or feedback is a symptom of a bad boss. What are signs of a bad boss? Continue reading What are Signs of a Bad Boss?
There are many ways to solve management problems. Solving problems is not specifically a management task, but managers are faced with a lot of daily problems that need to be solved. As a manager you have a slightly different set of resources than your employees. So how do you, as a manager, go about solving your issues? What are the ten ways to solve management problems. Continue reading What Are the Top 10 Ways to Solve Management Problems?
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?
If you’re typical of management, you’re probably thinking you already understand basic strategy. You pick a market, define your customer, and develop methods to reach your customer. But is management strategy that simple? How do you know if your strategy is working? Continue reading How Do You Know if Your Strategy is Working?
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?
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?
What does organizational leadership mean? How can this leadership take on the form of communicating vision, strategy and goals? Read on to find out what is organizational leadership.
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The last few months have greatly tested the technological readiness of workspaces for virtual offices and working remotely. Here is a list of some important tools for you to manage your virtual office:
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