Management

Managers Are the Key to Good Work Culture

Cold-pressed juice machines, company picnics, in-office yoga…these perks may sound appealing to an employee but when it comes down to building excellent company culture, it’s great management that makes the difference. Sure, company perks are important to employees, but studies now show that it isn’t the number one tactic. What matters is great management and...
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Employee Engagement

Why Training Your New Managers Like You Used to Won’t Work

This post originally appeared on Sounding Board’s blog, and is republished here with permission. Christine Tao is founder of Sounding Board, which offers scalable, digitally-enabled leadership coaching. Most of you have heard or seen this statistic before: Within 30 days people have forgotten roughly 80% of what they have learned. It comes from the “forgetting...
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Management

3 Ways to Turn Managers Into Coaches

Work is already busy enough. Most of your managers don’t have time to invest in themselves as leaders. They’re running a team, and as long as everything stays on track, they don’t want to hassle their reports too much. After all, nobody likes a micro-manager. But frequent feedback is key to helping employees be successful...
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Employee Engagement

5 Essential Coaching Tips for Busy Leaders

Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity, a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email hello@reflektive.com. We hear a lot of high level buzz about why it is important for leaders to coach their teams, but very little about how this looks from...
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