How Managers Can Get Over Their Addiction To Email

Managers need to learn how to not allow their email to control how they spend their time

As managers, a great deal of each day is taken up with dealing with email. No matter if it is sorting through all of the new email that has arrived since we last took a look at it or it is crafting the perfect response to that email that we just got, all of this … Read more

Are Questions The Key To Becoming A Better Manager?

The best managers know how to ask questions that make people think

We would all like to use our manager skills to be better managers. The big question that all of us deal with each and every day is just exactly what kind of manager training do we need to make this happen. It turns out that if we keep doing the things that we are doing … Read more

5 Things That Managers Can Do For Their Team

These are the things that you need to do if you want to be remembered as a good manager

As a manager, what is your legacy going to be? Do you want to be remembered as being a good manager or as a bad manager? The best managers are remembered for what they did for their team, the bad ones are remembered for what they did to their team. Using your manager skills to … Read more

What Does It Take To Be A Good Manager?

It's not easy being a manager in the real world

An interesting question that many of us may not have spent a lot of time thinking about is what does it take to be a good manager? All too often in today’s fast paced world of business, many people find themselves in management positions with little to no manager training and no manager skills. Additionally, … Read more

How Managers Can Protect Their Company from a Cyberattack

Managers need tips on how to keep their company and team safe

Every manager knows that technology offers many business benefits, from driving productivity to transforming operations to optimizing workflows. However, there is a dark side also. Technology can open up a company to cyberattacks — a threat that, in most cases, companies are not equipped to handle. So who’s most at risk? Small and midsize businesses. … Read more

Four Things That Google Learned About Managers

The best managers practice these four habits

We all know who Google is, right? Well it turns out that they like data and they like processing data. What this means for managers is that Google spends their time collecting data about how managers are using their manager skills to manage their teams and then they process that data. They used to think … Read more

Does Your Team Need Couples Counseling?

Couples therapy can help work relationships

As a manager, we know that the key to our success is the ability to get along with the members of our team. It turns out that things go a bit deeper than that. In order for our team to be successful, everyone on the team has to get along with everyone else who is … Read more

Managers Deal With The Challenge Of Remote Workers

Managers need to find ways to make remote workers feel like a member of the team

As we move further and further into the 21st Century, what work looks like is continuing to change. Managers realize that successful teams exhibit a type of office camaraderie where the different members of the team are willing to go above and beyond for the other members of their team. This can start to get … Read more