Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
How to Give Feedback to People Who Cry, Yell, or Get Defensive
If you prefer to avoid drama at all costs, you may have a hard time giving feedback to people who react emotionally. This article will help you prepare for those conversations and handle the drama as it comes. Read more.
How To: Running Effective One-on-One Meetings
If you know you need to do more one-on-one meetings with your team but you’re not sure how to make them successful, take a look at this very practical article. It even includes questions you can ask to uncover issues and find solutions. Read more.
Out of the Shadows: Employers Integrate Coaching Programs into Their Cultures to Improve Business Results
If you’ve considered using more coaching in your business, check out this overview of several organizations that have used coaching to increase engagement, motivation, and job satisfaction. Most of the companies discussed are large corporations, but any group can incorporate coaching for similar results. Read more.
Is There a Culture Gap Between Your Leaders and Employees?
Are you and your team on the same wavelength? If you think so, it might be a good idea to double check. This article reviews recent research highlighting a mismatch between employees’ and leadership’s perception of company culture. It also offers some tips for helping everyone get back on the same step. Read more.
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