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For LEADERS Only: Post 1 - The Three T's

If you are a strong leader, you already know that you are only as good as your team.  Your team might consist of just your managers or it might be an entire department. Whatever your group consists of, you need to consistently practice the Three T’s.

Why Your Best People Might Leave the Organization

“The role of leadership is to design and maintain a healthy environment filled with those who want to develop their life and participate in the company’s growth.” – Richard Flint

 

Improving the quality of your organization requires recruiting and retaining the right people.  These are the most common reasons that people leave an organization.

 

1)    Problems with the leaders style of avoidance

2)    Environment they worked in was negative.

3)    Others in the organization made their job difficult.

Performance Evaluations should be easy AND stress free!

If you are like most managers and supervisors I’ve worked with, you wait with anxiety as the time to do performance evaluations creeps closer and closer.  Here are some useful tips for making evaluation time a positive experience for both you and your team.

Motivator's Mantra All About Attitude

By Sandy Wells
Published in the Charleston Gazette December 27, 2011

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - He specializes in attitude adjustment.

He's dynamic and laid back all at once, a casual Dale Carnegie. The breezy manner and a gift for gab sparked his success in sales and marketing.

Today, he puts that positive disposition to work as a motivational speaker. Full article

Quick Tip – Proofread Out Loud

In this day and age of online content, I find it disheartening to see typos or grammatical errors. Proof reading is more difficult on a screen, but none the less important. By ensuring your comment is free from typos and grammatical errors, you will set yourself apart from the sea of online writers. You will look more professional and knowledgeable about your subject matter.

We often rely on spell checking software to catch our error. While I do encourage you to use a spell checker whenever possible, don't rely on them too heavily.