Feedback Without Specifics Is Just Noise

Feedback Without Specifics Is Just Noise

February 9, 2016Career, Leadership, Management, Managing Millennials

Too often I encounter managers who obsess on how to give constructive and corrective in such a way that doesn’t make them sound overly critical, mean or if you’re a woman the dreaded “bitchy.”** The result a “feedback” session that skirts around the issue avoiding specific improvement steps which leaves the employee not understanding the … Read More

Conflict At Work: Resolve To Stop Wasting Time

Conflict At Work: Resolve To Stop Wasting Time

January 25, 2016Uncategorized

How you handle conflict at work determines your culture, productivity and overall business sustainability. Conflict is part of human nature, and part of any company’s day-to-day work reality. Conflict between departments, among teams, between people is part of everyone’s daily experience. How companies and people deal with conflict at work is what separates good companies … Read More

5 Steps For A Great Start To 2016

5 Steps For A Great Start To 2016

January 4, 2016Career, Leadership, Management

Ahhh the first Monday after the New Year. The email is starting to pour in and fill up your screen after the nice trickle of the last two weeks. Hopefully you had time to have fun over the Holidays; perhaps you had time to write down your resolutions. If you didn’t, don’t despair, all is not … Read More

The Optimistic Workplace: Your Biggest Advantage

The Optimistic Workplace: Your Biggest Advantage

November 30, 2015Career, Leadership

The biggest strategic advantage you have as a leader is how positive your team is — how optimistic your workplace is. When people like coming to work, understand they have a vital role in the purpose of the team and organization, respect and appreciate the people around them, they thrive. Thriving teams are high producing teams. … Read More

Those 9 Things Successful Leaders Say

Those 9 Things Successful Leaders Say

April 9, 2015Ask Lee, Leadership

I am constantly seeking inspiration and knowledge about all I do – and the easier to access the content is for me the better. Which is why I love articles like Jeff Haden’s “9 Things Highly Successful People Say Every Day.” My challenge is to NOT immediately apply the things I learn to the organizations I … Read More