Ask for What You Want

Are you hesitant to ask for what you want because you believe it should be obvious to others or, “They should know”? Unfortunately, others do not have a crystal ball to be able to discern our wants and needs; we have to ask! Assertiveness is having the confidence to...

Save an Employee’s Job this Week

The old adage is, “Be slow to hire and fast to fire.” Sounds great, but in reality, you also need to be slow to fire an employee, at least until you are confident that dismissal is the last resort. Examples abound of managers requesting the Human Resources Department...

Special Announcement: Free Book Offer

Shaun Hopkins Seminars is publishing a collection of its Weekly Best Practices in a book titled, The Motivational Manager: 150 Tips on How to Manage Yourself, Your Team and Others. We would like to know how the Weekly Best Practices have helped you to become a more...

Expect More from Your Employees

“We’ve never done it that way before”, “We have other priorities that we need to focus on”, “We have to follow the established process”. How many times have you heard these or other excuses when you needed your team to deliver on a critical project? The plan was to...