Month: September 2017

Accountability is About Correction not Discipline

Accountability is About Correction not Discipline

Accountability Not Blame Accountability is at the heart of leading and managing people. It is about holding people to a standard and then ensuring that they are maintaining that standard. What it should not be about is blaming people and punishing them. Holding people accountable for their work and addressing underlying issues that are the …

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Why I Want You to Succeed as a Manager or a Supervisor – Podcast Episode 1

Why I Want You to Succeed as a Manager or a Supervisor – Podcast Episode 1

Podcast Episode 1 I want you to succeed as a manager or supervisor. When I started out as a supervisor I had no clue what I was doing. I lacked the people skills necessary to be successful. Because of this, I experienced anxiety and depression. Looking around I didn’t have a lot of good role …

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Scarcity in Management and Supervision

Scarcity in Management and Supervision

What is a scarcity mentality and how does it related to management and supervision? A scarcity mentality is a belief that there is a limited supply of some resource. It is a belief that where one person gains another must lose. I have seen a lot of supervisors and managers who demonstrate a scarcity mentality …

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Messaging – Its What You Say and How You Say It

Messaging – Its What You Say and How You Say It

Thinking about your messaging – how you deliver a message – can determine how successful you are in your communications. Messaging is how you deliver a message and why. You need to give thought as to what the desired outcome is that you are trying to achieve. Also important is how the message will be …

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You’re a Supervisor, Now What?

You’re a Supervisor, Now What?

What do you do when you are promoted to a supervisor but feel like you are in over your head? Like so many people who become supervisors I started out my career as an entry-level employee and worked my way up. When I was chosen to move up into a supervisory role I wasn’t the …

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