Navigate the Workplace Employee experience — it’s similar to employee engagement. It includes perks and casual Fridays, and also how performance reviews are run, and the quality of the working relationship with the boss. How do you do employee experience?
Navigate the Workplace You want to eliminate an unhelpful habit, address a hot-button issue or negotiate a change at work. You find yourself hesitant and don't know where to begin. There's no substitute for firsthand experience.
Navigate the Workplace It can be frustrating when you're waiting for a response from someone, and they're not meeting your self-selected timeline. You may need an answer, but don't make things worse in the process.
Navigate the Workplace You’re tired of dreading work, and an annoying discomfort is setting in. It's easy to say it's only a job and the pay and benefits are good, but the situation is painful. Here are some tips to help keep your head and heart in the game.
Navigate the Workplace Your work objectives and project deliverables are gaining on you. Your supervisor is nowhere to be found to help you prioritize. How do you go about increasing the likelihood of your success?
Navigate the Workplace Old habits die hard. Sometimes they over-complicate our days because we don't take the time to look at them. Real professionals look at the little things and how they can leverage them for big results. Some methods may seem counter-intuitive. It could be about how you use your communication tools, plan for time-off, or respond to requests. With little effort, you can use these tactics to focus on what's important to you, your boss and the organization. In the meantime, you are getting noticed and taking your performance to the next level.
Navigate the Workplace Don't let a lack of preparation on your boss's part stop you. There are a myriad of ways to get feedback on your performance. You deserve to know how you are doing and where you stand.
Navigate the Workplace A round of physical therapy reminded me of the importance of engaging my core when facing challenges. The core of our physical selves and our character can keep us grounded and confident when navigating tough terrain at work.
Navigate the Workplace Keep your eyes and your ears open. Leadership lessons are all around you, like at your local coffee shop. Learn what I learned from this talented coffee shop leader.
Navigate the Workplace To be a 'good' manager of people it’s understood that you are responsible for motivating your employees, for guiding them through rough patches, for being there when they need you and particularly to answer their questions. This is great until your good intentions make them more dependent on you than you intended.
Navigate the Workplace When you are experiencing a disagreement, you don’t have to like your alleged opponent. You just have to work through the obstacles with them. Cultivate keen interest in their point of view and you might be surprised at what you learn, and how you solve the problem together.
Navigate the Workplace Managers, there's more to feedback than the 'what.' The 'how' can make all the difference. When you want your employee to own the feedback and take action, make it a two-way conversation.
Navigate the Workplace Do you wonder why you have to deliver feedback over and over? There's a way to do it and many ways not to. Even if you are familiar with what not to do, it can be difficult to pull together a plan to make it work. Learn some tips here to deliver feedback in a way that your employee might actually hear.
Navigate the Workplace Human resources is not just a name on a door or the department that handles the <em>people stuff.</em> Learn what you can do today give the human beings in your organization who happen to be employees what they need to perform, thrive and be glad they are there. What does this mean? To treat them humanly and give humans at work what they need so they can perform – just like you would give a car the oil it needs on a regular basis, so it has what it needs to perform. You don't need a title or authority. You can make a difference today. Capitalize on what human beings can deliver when they get what they need.