Keys to Being a Co-Manager

I am finding that more and more organizations are assigning managers to a new role these days that is being called  a “co-manager”. A “co-manager” shares a staff with another co- manager.  Each co-manager may have some separate responsibilities and some that overlap. The 2 co- managers are usually charged with managing a shared team…

Are you Coachable?

To be a good coach to others, it is necessary to be extremely coachable yourself.  Many managers or leaders think they are “coachable” when in reality they are not. Rate yourself as “extremely coachable” if you can give yourself a 10 (with 10 being the best in a 1-10 scale) on the following attributes: How…

Giving Acknowledgments Every Day

In today’s challenging business environment, with rampant layoffs and budget cuts, your employees are being asked to do more and more.  What is one thing that you can do that doesn’t cost anything and can make all of the difference to your employees?  The answer is:  Acknowledge your people for what they are doing right! …