What I learned from managing the worst case of personality conflicts I’ve ever seen
Managing personality conflicts can be frustrating and time-consuming. Here are some suggestions for setting boundaries and expectations with your team.
4 tips on energizing your workforce post-holiday
When people arrive back at work after the 1st, there’s usually a bit of a lull as people transition back to ‘work mode’. This can be a golden opportunity for you to set the stage for a productive and profitable New Year. Below are some tips for business owners to re-engage your workforce following the holidays to increase productivity, morale, and profitability.
From the case files of the reluctant manager: My first employee
Managing your first employee can be daunting! First time managers often are trained by the ‘trial by fire’ method..with less than stellar results. At least, this was my experience!
From the case files of the Reluctant Manager: Investigating ‘Handsy’ (my first assignment)
I think most of us expect life to progress along a pre-planned track: Graduate, go to college, graduate college, get a starter job, get promoted, personal stuff, get promoted some more, etc. At least that was what I expected. Of course, we all eventually realize that it’s NEVER like that but not without spending a few years (or decades) wondering if we were doing something horribly wrong because our experience was so different from the plan.