Tagged Leadership & Management

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Professional development

Management Skills 101: How setting expectations is critical to leadership

How is setting expectations a critical leadership skill? Research states one of the top reasons for unhappiness in the workplace is communication issues with one’s manager/supervisor. One of the key shortcomings for this case lies with the managers. Very often managers make incorrect assumptions that employees have all of the information needed about what needs to be…

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Making a plan of action

Establishing Career Goals to Achieve Your Dreams

If you’re looking to move forward in your career, it’s important to have a vision for your future. No matter what position you’re in now, establishing career goals can steer you in the right direction of where you want to go and can lead you to success. Without career goals, you can stay complacent and…

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Employees unfit for criticism

How to properly use feedback as a management tool

With a loud bang the door slams shut. You are sitting alone at the table because your coworker has just left the room in a rage – your well-intentioned employee review meeting has ended in disaster. You were well prepared, but then your constructive criticism became less constructive…We’ll show you how to best express legitimate…

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New opportunities

Do you regret anything in your career?

Why do we sometimes ignore opportunities that open up right under our noses? In this video we asked 8 managers if they have any regrets, in regard to their careers, and received surprisingly honest answers. One point of view we found particularly fascinating…  Not every career path is straightforward, not every decision feels right…

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How to earn up to $300,000 per year as a business unit leader

The Best Paid Functions for Senior Managers and Business Unit Leaders in the US

Finding new jobs in leadership positions is an intricate affair. Although the economic landscape hasn’t been the most promising in recent years, the US job market still offers some valuable options. Naturally, some fields offer impressive figures for salaries, while others pale by comparison. While the figures are continuously shifting depending on the field you…

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Going off the Grid!

Permanent Availability on the Job

Being available at all hours is extremely important for many companies, but does this mean that employees have no right to switch off? Why shutting off your Smartphone and going “off the grid” should be allowed. Honestly, was it necessary to send that last email on Friday at 9:17pm? Could you not have sent that…

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Employee motivation

Why Positive Leadership makes you a Better Boss

Behind every successful leader stands a motivated team that shares values and vision. Unfortunately, you can’t simply teach employees to be motivated in their work, however there is a method that few know. Knowing this method can lead to satisfaction in the team being actively planned… Is satisfaction plannable? The Positive Leadership Approach developed out…