Category: Supervision

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Keep moving forward

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Take every opportunity to move forward, even if it’s only a little. That means every conversation and encounter. Ask yourself: “What can I do right here, right now, to make things better?” This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Help team members grow and develop

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You know that part of your job is helping your team members succeed. That’s not just for today. Help them succeed tomorrow, too. Talk to your team members about their goals and hopes. Help your team members create a personal development plan. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

5 Praise Pitfalls

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Praise is a leadership power tool. Use it to get more of things you want. But beware, there are some pitfalls. Praising too little This is a problem for many bosses. Every time you fail to deliver legitimate praise you lose an opportunity to make things better. You don’t have to wait to perfection to praise. You can  »  Read More

The Last Resort

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Family legend has it that my uncle Johnny got his job on the Philadelphia police department by fighting for it. It was the heart of the Depression and a city politico brought the local Irish boys to his office and told them he had two jobs he could hand out. One job was on the Fire Department. The other was with the Police  »  Read More

Thank heavens for Miss Daisy

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I was on my weekly early morning shopping swoop. I like to hit the stores early, when there aren’t a lot of people and when the shelves are still stocked. I’d loaded up my cart and I was checking out, making my usual chit-chat with the cashier. Suddenly she looked behind me with a big smile on her  »  Read More

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