Leading Through Change

 

As a leader, manager, or supervisor, you are expected to lead change.  The key is to be consistent in your communication.  Clearly communicate the purpose, the good reason why the change is necessary.  Clearly communicate the problem or problems with the status quo with facts and support with logic.  Next, clearly communicate the vision and paint the picture of […]

Leading Through Change2020-03-20T12:46:12-05:00

Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have to Do with Engagement?

According to businessdictionary.com, empowerment is the practice of sharing information, rewards, and power with employees so that they can take initiative and make decisions to solve problems and improve service and performance.  Empowerment is based on the idea that giving employees skills, resources, authority, opportunity, motivation, as well holding them responsible and accountable for outcomes of their actions, will […]

Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have to Do with Engagement?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have to Do with Empowerment?

 

Job enlargement, job enrichment, and job rotation can enhance employee retention.  We were hired to do a certain job, we feel like we have mastered it, and we’re starting to feel kind of bored.  It is exciting to take on some new tasks and duties.  Delegation may be required.  Delegation can be empowering.

There are a number of good reasons […]

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have to Do with Empowerment?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Employee Engagement: What Can Leaders Do to Improve Employee Engagement?

 

Leaders play a big role when it comes to creating, maintaining, and maybe even promoting employee engagement.  What can leaders do to improve it?

There are a number of things leaders can do.

Leaders need to consider and sincerely communicate the value of the activities and tasks coworkers provide.  The perception of the importance of the job has a significant impact […]

Employee Engagement: What Can Leaders Do to Improve Employee Engagement?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Team Building: How Do You Get Team Members to Talk?

 

It is important to get team members to talk.  What limits interaction is when we remind people that we don’t have money in the budget or that we tried that once and it didn’t work.

Good meeting participants know how to get participation.  They say the right things in the right ways to invite input and keep it coming.  It […]

Team Building: How Do You Get Team Members to Talk?2020-03-20T12:46:15-05:00

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