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What Are The Signs of Poor Delegation?

For some, the art of delegation comes easy. They are able to determine what tasks can and should...

What Is Insubordination and How to Handle It?

When an employee doesn’t follow instructions, skirts around their assigned duties, or has a...

3 Team Communication Tools You Need and Will Actually Use

A pet peeve of mine is and always has been too many collaboration and communication tools. More...

Why It’s Time to Prioritize Team Dynamics

If the events of the last year have taught us anything, it’s that teamwork matters more than...

Boss vs Leader: What Does Your Team Need?

How does your team need you, the one in the team leadership role, to show up to succeed? Is it...

How a Leadership Development Program Made Me a Better Team Leader

“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.” This famous quote from Albert...

If Your Employees Have Anxiety About Going to Work Everyday, Do This

After a long year of turbulence, change, and uncertainty, we stand on the cusp of another major...

Positive Affirmations for the First Time Supervisor and Manager

At some point in your transition from peer to leader, you will realize that what got you...

5 Steps for Optimizing Team Performance

Why do some teams have breakaway performance while others continually struggle? This is a...

Top 10 Team Management Blunders To Avoid

Everyone new to leading a team, whether you're a manager, supervisor or project lead, will...