Managing & Communicating

1-Minute Strategies: November ’18

October 18, 2018
Just say no to Monday-morning meetings … Take a step back before changing up your breakroom … Saving or savings?
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Boost reluctant employees’ courage

October 18, 2018
Reluctant employees are often seen as resistant employees. However, their skepticism doesn’t mean they’ll refuse to take on a new role. Follow these tips to get them onboard.
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Two rules before you say cheers

October 18, 2018
What to do when it’s time for a toast.
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Sound Bites: October ’18

October 1, 2018
Remember not to memorize … We’re like, “Don’t talk like this” … People with “Coexist” bumper stickers might not be as peaceful as you think
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Empathize with working parents

September 26, 2018
Strengthen your relationship with employees, increase their loyalty to your organization and boost their morale and productivity by following this advice.
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Winter is coming—as are raging thermostat battles

September 20, 2018
A CareerBuilder survey found that 27% of office workers say their workplace is too hot and 19% say it’s too cold.
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Foster a culture of excellence

September 19, 2018
If you want your employees to excel, start by creating the right working environment, says Adam Witty, CEO of Advantage|ForbesBooks. Here are his top leadership tips for doing just that.
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Wedding invitation blues

September 14, 2018
Q. One of my workers sent me an invitation to her wedding. I really don’t want to go. I’m thinking that if I attend one employee’s wedding, I’ll be obligated to attend others’. What should I do? Just give a gift with regrets?
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Snapshot: Percentage of adults who use marijuana

August 28, 2018
Chances are, many of your employees occasionally or regularly use marijuana.
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Generate executable ideas

August 22, 2018
You want employees to share their ideas, even outlandish ones—but only if they stand a chance of working. Encourage employees to think through their ideas before they present them by answering these questions first.
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