There are times when being a wimp can help you. “It can help you successfully navigate volatile situations, protect important relationships and get you what you want professionally,” says communication consultant Geoffrey Tumlin.
Every manager should have an up-to-date employee manual on hand that outlines company policies and procedures.
Managers often complain they have too much work, yet many of their employees believe that they themselves are underused and aren’t given opportunities to learn new skills. So it’s a good idea to ask yourself, “Am I delegating enough work?”
Calling into conference calls can be a hassle under the best of circumstances, but it’s even more challenging when you are on the road. MobileDay makes it easy to join conference calls on the go.
When a colleague takes credit for your great idea or a client suddenly moves up a deadline, your blood may feel as if it is boiling. Could such instances give you high blood pressure?
While many managers and executives like the idea of blogging and recognize its value, the reality is that they often lose steam when it comes to implementing a blog. But getting started is not as daunting as one might think.
The number of virtual workers in the U.S. has grown by 800% in the past five years, according to the research-advisory firm Nemertes Research. This dramatic shift in the workforce presents challenges and opportunities for managers. Here are five tips for effectively managing out-of-office team members:
You might not have a lot of time to think of ways to show your appreciation to your staff. This is where iappreciate can help.
The success of an open-door policy depends upon having a common sense set of rules and procedures, so that openness and transparency don’t lead to internal discord.
“To get anything of importance done, a manager must delegate everything that can possibly be done by others. This is a simple fact of business life,” says Brian Tracy, author of Delegation & Supervision.