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Signs you need to delegate

Four Signs You are a Candidate for Delegation

We have all been there, whether you are a “control freak” or “perfectionist” who struggles with the handoff, or a great delegator who regularly gives away routine work. You start doing something and you just know that someone else could do it.. perhaps should do it.. perhaps does it better. Yet, you rationalize that you will […]

4 Things High Performers Want From Managers

Zenger Folkman report that employees who are the most satisfied and committed work for leaders who do 4 crucial “behaviors that focus on achieving challenging goals” Inspire them to high levels of effort Energize them to achieve exceptional results Create an atmosphere of continual improvement Skillful at getting them to stretch for goals that go […]

Training

Was she really “trained?”

When we have an employee who seems to be struggling with part of the job, we think back and exclaim “but she was trained!” Often a person has been “trained” but still does not adequately complete the job duties. There are multiple reasons “training” doesn’t succeed: It was not comprehensive enough- just covering the basics does not convey […]

Will training help

Will training help?

We have all worked with an employee (perhaps you know one now) that does not seem to ever “get” a part of the job, or who continues to struggle with something longer than expected. For example, you show this person how to create a report three times over three months, but in month 4 she […]