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Is Virtual Training Here to Stay?

Is Virtual Training Here to Stay? Is Virtual Training Here to Stay

 When restrictions are reduced, will companies go back to in-person meetings and training sessions? Or will it stay virtual? Let’s examine the trend of e-books. In the e-book industry, they predicted that everyone would be reading them. But what happened? They certainly grew, but at the end of the day, they only represent a […]

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 […]

Detoxing from Autocratic Leadership

Detoxing from Autocratic Leadership

Adjusting to a new leader can be challenging – especially when the leadership styles are polar opposites. An autocratic leader is usually somebody who’s very direct, perhaps abrasive and abrupt. More and more companies are making the tough decision to replace their most autocratic leaders with more participative leaders who use a coaching approach instead […]

Leaders Who Shouldn’t Be Leaders

Leaders Who Shouldn’t Be Leaders

 There are leaders out there who shouldn’t be leaders. The reality is, for every 15 to 20 supervisors there’s usually one or two who aren’t up to the challenge, and they’re holding back their team from achieving more. The interesting thing is that, given the chance, many of those struggling leaders would gladly go […]

Leadership Traits of Favorite Bosses and Teachers

Leadership Traits of Favorite Bosses and Teachers

 We all want to be liked by others. But when you’re in a leadership role, focusing on being liked by your team can cause disastrous results. Think back to your favorite teacher in high school or college. At first, you might think of the teacher who was the easiest on you. But when you […]

Working Hard to Avoid Hard Work

Working Hard to Avoid Hard Work

 Do some of your workers work hard at not working rather than simply doing the work that you’ve assigned? You may have seen this in your working career, where someone makes a significant effort to only do the bare minimum. The following three examples might be hard to believe, but they’re actually true. In […]

When Leader Helpfulness Creates Helplessness

When Leader Helpfulness Creates Helplessness

 As a leader, you’ve probably been made to believe that being helpful is a good thing. And usually, it is. But, did you know that there are instances when helpfulness is a bad thing? It all comes down to accountability. When your team member comes to you and they’ve got a game plan figured out, […]

The Good Thing About Incompetence

The Good Thing About Incompetence

 Did you know that being conscious and transparent about incompetence can be a good thing? Most of us don’t like to be told that we’re incompetent. And in many cases, people tend to get defensive instead of admitting that they don’t know something. But it can be very helpful to admit when you don’t […]

How Leaders Get Fired: Not Engaging With Their Team

How Leaders Get Fired: Not Engaging With Their Team

 The results are disastrous when a team leader stops engaging with his or her team. Some leaders mistakenly think that their job is to stay in their office and avoid interacting with their team, and communicate only by email. That is a recipe for disaster. I remember one leader who I was asked to coach. He rarely […]

What To Do When You Disagree With Management

What To Do When You Disagree With Management

 As a front line supervisor or manager, you might find yourself in this predicament: you’ve been told by the management team to take a certain message down to your team, but you disagree with it. You’re not buying in personally. How can you handle this? Ask for more clarification. Maybe you don’t understand the background […]