Ten Steps to Meeting Success

We all spend too much time in meetings. Whether your meetings are face-to-face or virtual, the same success criteria apply. A key skill for every leader is meeting management. The way in which you run meetings is a reflection of your teambuilding leadership, and...

How to Give Great Feedback

There are many reasons why managers do not regularly provide their employees with performance feedback. Some managers go by the old adage, ‘if I don’t say anything, you can assume you are doing ok’. Other managers are hesitant to criticize an employee’s performance...

Create a Motivational Work Environment

Many managers struggle to find ways to motivate and engage their employees. However, motivation is an individual choice; employees decide for themselves whether a particular stimulus or reward is reason enough to do what their managers want. Instead of dangling...

Your 2013 Personal Development Plan

The beginning of the New Year is an opportunity for us to reflect on our past accomplishments and challenges, as well as our opportunities for 2013. You will soon be asked to either write or review your yearly performance appraisal. While the appraisal will include an...