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Staying Connected With Your Team

Staying Connected With Your Team team communication

 It’s important to stay connected with your team as a leader, especially in uncertain times. Leaders have the tendency to become less supportive of their team in times of stress, when in fact they need to be even more supportive. When people are under stress, they have some interesting human behaviors and many people, […]

The Secret to Team Problem Solving

The Secret to Team Problem Solving team problem solving

 How can you as a front line leader help teams solve problems better and unlock greater potential in your team? In our training, we use interactive survival simulations, and it’s fair to say the teams that participate in the training don’t always do as well as they would like. Let’s look at some of […]

Safety Drives Employee Engagement

Safety Drives Employee Engagement safety Employee Engagement

 Show your team that safety is much more than checking the box. Do you want to really motivate your team? Emphasize safety and safe work practices to your team because you care about their well-being. When leaders focus on safety, it tells employees that leadership cares about them. Within the same corporation, there were […]

Stop Blaming the Old-Timers

Stop Blaming the Old-Timers long-serving employee

 Your longer-serving workers might have a reason to be negative, but you can change that. Do you talk negatively about the long-serving employees in your organization? I was doing some work recently with a group of leaders, and we were discussing the need to stay positive even when surrounded by people who are negative. […]

Don’t Let A Promotion Go To Your Head

Don’t Let A Promotion Go To Your Head leadership promotion

 A promotion is great, but many leaders aren’t prepared to face the challenges that come with it. Some new leaders let the power of a promotion go to their head with disastrous consequences. I can remember being cocky and overconfident back in my early days of leading a team. Now when I look back, […]

Stop Ghosting People

Stop Ghosting People leadership communication

 Not responding to emails, phone calls or requests could be hurting your reputation and career. There is a tendency these days for people to not get back to people. As you get busier and busier, it’s possible that you’ll start letting things slip, but being less responsive could be hurting your reputation and your […]

Make Your Facility Investable

Make Your Facility Investable Investable manufacturing plant

 When it comes time for your parent company to invest more capital in their facilities, make sure yours is on the list. Companies tend to invest their capital in locations that deliver results, but how do they determine what facility to invest in? I want to talk about how you can make sure that […]

Maximizing Leadership Training Impact

Maximizing Leadership Training Impact

 What factors make the difference when it comes to the success of leadership training in your organization? How can you as a manager ensure that your leadership team gets the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to leadership training? Here are the three biggest insights we’ve gained over the past 30 plus […]

Your Leadership Journey

Your Leadership Journey

 Your leadership journey consists of three phases that you need to know about. Let’s look at the three phases that you go through as a leader. The first phase is called the “new leader phase.” The second phase is “I-got-this” phase. And the third and final phase is called the “leadership legacy” phase. New […]

Rebuilding Broken Trust

Rebuilding Broken Trust

 Rebuilding broken trust is essential in order for your team to be motivated to follow your example. If your team can’t trust you, they won’t be motivated to do what you need them to do. Trust will break down when you, as the leader, promise something to a member of your team, and then […]