3 Tips for Newly-Lean Companies

3 Tips for Newly-Lean Companies

Lean management comes with a multitude of new challenges and processes. It can be difficult to navigate all of these changes, and unfortunately, that often leads to problems with mismanagement. To ensure your company does not lose momentum during a transition to lean...
Redefining Workplace Culture

Redefining Workplace Culture

Every workplace has its own unique cultural identity. Some are focused on the positivity of its employees, while others are centered around a customer-first attitude. Yet others unfortunately fall prey to toxicity, which can tear down a business from the inside out....
Organizational Tools for Leaders

Organizational Tools for Leaders

Leaders have a tremendous number of tasks to complete each day, let alone each week or month. Keeping track of each project can be both time-consuming and difficult for those who struggle with organization. However, even for those who consider themselves organized,...
Managing the Managers

Managing the Managers

When climbing up the ladder of management, it pays to consider how each level differs from the previous one. Managing the on-the-ground employees is much different from managing their managers, and so on as you continue to move up. However, that initial transition is...
Benefits of Skip-Level Meetings

Benefits of Skip-Level Meetings

In many offices, managers have one-on-one meetings with their employees for coaching and to talk over any issues they may face. Although it is important to have these discussions, it can also be beneficial to have skip-level meetings. Skip-level meetings are when the...
Leading Through Workplace Disagreements

Leading Through Workplace Disagreements

Inevitably in every workplace, two people will end up disagreeing about something. Perhaps it is a disagreement on a policy, or maybe they just have personalities that clash. Regardless, it is not healthy to allow tension in the workplace. As a leader, it is your...
Ways to Appreciate Your Team

Ways to Appreciate Your Team

Motivation can make a significant difference in your employees’ work, but motivation is not always intrinsic. While some employees will do a good job simply because they have a desire to, there is no doubt that anyone who receives a reward for good work will do better...
Setting Goals With Your Team

Setting Goals With Your Team

Setting goals is one of the best ways to hold yourself accountable for personal and professional growth. Since we are just settling into 2020, now is a great time to prepare for the upcoming year by setting realistic goals that you can achieve. At work, you should...