Manage your calendar, or it will manage you. To begin, I suggest that you use your calendar correctly. Protect your calendar so that meeting requests can be prioritized.
The ‘work at home’ phenomenon is new for many organizations and managers. Assessing the performance of those who work remotely is a work in progress. It won’t be perfect in its early days.
“One of the greatest consumers of your time is processing your email. A research report showed that email is the second-most time-consuming activity next to ‘role-specific tasks.”
In the early days of COVID 19, many human resource managers advised that evaluations be postponed. They assumed that business would get back to normal in six months. That didn’t happen. If organizations continue to delay evaluations, it is a sure sign that the exercise is unnecessary.
Leaders spend most of their days communicating with different stakeholders. Yet many employees complain that the directions they get from their bosses are often unclear. Moreover, even if the instructions are clear, sometimes expectations are vague.
A new report indicates that visitors using a desktop browser are 75% more likely to convert to become donors to your nonprofit than those visiting via mobile devices. And you want to keep them on your campaign site longer.
In order to be helpful, evaluations must be structured effectively or they may be perceived as a waste of time.
Sooner or later, every company and organization must deal with a crisis of their own making. How you can prepare for that eventuality?
As a leader, you need to demonstrate your integrity if you expect your employees to behave the same way.
People feed off the attitudes of the people around them. If you want to be an effective leader, learn to be an optimist. It is good for your own health, but will also help your team have a better attitude about their work.
I find it funny that not that long ago we were warning our teenagers about the dangers of too much screen time. Now because we are working from home, we are the ones with the screen time problem.
If you lead a nonprofit organization, how well do you know your top donors? While some individuals are comfortable with writing a large check to national non-profit when people contribute to local organizations, they frequently want to know more about how their donations will be used and the people who will be spending their money. That’s why leaders must also be comfortable with their fundraising role.
Because of Covid, this Independence Day holiday…and the summer…may feel different. But it is still important to unplug and take some time off.
Good coaches provide advice and provide an objective analysis of problems managers face every day. As a result, you can move more deliberately and be more successful.
I’m glad I found this book to help me to a greater understanding of the issues we face today.
We all struggle with various communications issues. This book offers clear advice. I recommend it for anyone who feels that they struggle with this in their professional or personal life.
Public media is in need of new leaders. How can you prepare yourself? I’m offering a FREE E-book with ideas.
Sometimes I worry about making important decisions where the correct choice is unclear. I’m an over-thinker. Here’s a personal story about how fear impacted me.
“Disorderly environments seem to inspire breaking free of tradition, which can produce fresh insights.”
With more and more of your team members working from home these days, you may be faced with having to welcome new employees via teleconference. Onboarding new employees who work remotely present some challenges, but it’s not impossible to get them up to speed quickly.
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