March 8, 2019

A little over three years ago, I started my own business. It was equal parts terrifying and exhilarating. The past three years have been a wild ride, and I’m proud to say that I have successfully established myself in my field. As International Women’s Day approaches t...

September 4, 2017

During the past 9 weeks we've explored as many ideas on steps toward mighty management.  It comes from a compilation of my experiences, and those of my Dad, each having served in a leadership capacity during our careers.  You can start here from the beginning...

August 28, 2017

We've covered a lot of ground in the past few weeks, touching on eight thoughts toward mighty management (first article here).  Number nine is an essential. 

Thought #9: Establish Firmly The Foundation That When One Fails, We All Fail.When One Succeeds, We All Succ...

August 21, 2017

As we begin to wind down with this series of 10 steps to mighty management, we can't forget something that's so often overlooked.

Thought #8: Celebrate Openly the Success of Others

Once your team sees that you’re willing to get excited with them about their accomplishmen...

August 14, 2017

Whether you've been in management for 20 years, or you're new to the idea of leading people, these 10 steps to mighty management that we've been reviewing together may be a help to ensuring your success.  You can read about the first six steps beginning here.  

Thought...

August 7, 2017

The first five thoughts of 10 steps to mighty management can be found beginning here.  Now, let's head into the discussion of number six.

Thought #6: Find the ‘Hidden Skills’ (and conversations) Among Your Team

In his role as Supervisor, my dad had this one particular gu...

July 31, 2017

Each week we are exploring 10 steps to mighty management (click here to start at the beginning). Here at the half way point, we'll take a look at the customer-comes-first mentality. 

Thought #5: Great Customer Service Starts at the Top

In your organization, if the Custom...

July 17, 2017

In our review of 10 steps to mighty management, we've covered our first two thoughts - Walk the Floor and Encourage Open Dialogue - in previous articles.   Now we'll move onto our third idea.

Thought #3: Empower your Team

Responsibility and ownership go hand in hand.  Wh...

July 10, 2017

Last week we started exploring 10 steps to mighty management with Thought #1 - Walk the Floor. Today we'll move onto our second topic.

Thought #2: Encourage Open Dialogue

Just because we are in the position of authority doesn’t mean that we always have the best perspecti...

June 26, 2017

How can I become a more effective manager?  That’s a question that most of us ask at least once in our career, and more typically on a regular basis.

This weekend I was enjoying a cup of iced tea on a hot day with my Dad, who was a Supervisor for many years with a compa...

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