Posts tagged with manage by walking around

Uncovering Your Leadership Blind Spot

Posted on June 20, 2015 by | Leave a comment

To gain a better understanding of your leadership strengths and deficiencies, take a look at yourself through the eyes of others. How we see ourselves is often very different from how we appear to others. Actions we believe reflect decisive or confident characteristics may come across as controll... read more

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Bad Managers Are the No. 1 Reason People Leave Their Jobs

Posted on February 1, 2015 by | Leave a comment

If you asked the typical employer why most people decide to leave their jobs, many are still under the impression that it has to do with finding better financial gratification elsewhere. However, a recent study by Gallup revealed this to be true only 12% of the time. Yes, only 12% of employees leave... read more

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Listen With Your Feet

Posted on January 5, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Listening is the manager’s most important leadership skill Therefore… Get off your high horse Get off your computer Get out of your office Get out of the board room and …Get on your feet! If you truly want to listen to your employees, use your feet. Listen by Walking Aro... read more

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The Dangers of Ignoring Employee Feedback

Posted on December 6, 2014 by | Leave a comment

It is an untarnished fact of life that people want their voice to be heard! Surveys have revealed to us just how much people want to feel praised, while countless philosophers such as John Dewey have also expressed the innate human need to feel desired and important. Why should things be any diff... read more

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Employee Retention: Retain and Gain

Posted on November 22, 2014 by | Leave a comment

Some people are still mistakenly under the impression that employee turnover is a good thing. What a myth this is! Sure, it sometimes a good thing to remove the occasional bad egg from one’s workplace in order to bring in more productive workers, but many managers are baffled when they learn about... read more

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The Quickest Way to Kill Your Business

Posted on November 8, 2014 by | Leave a comment

The quickest way to kill your business – stay in your office! Simply put… If you want to kill the human spirit and destroy your organization, stay out of touch. Stay in your office. Send out non-stop emails. Sit arrogantly in your comfort zone, and stay oblivious to what is really going on... read more

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