Leadership & Career

Training and development lacking, leaders say

February 2, 2023
Business Management Daily posed this question to leaders in a recent survey: What are the biggest challenges you face when it comes to managing employees?

Management tip: It’s okay to get your hands dirty

January 27, 2023
While delegation is integral to being a manager, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do any work. Instead, great leaders aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty and pull their fair share of the workload when the situation demands it.

Consider these key ingredients to your mental health

January 27, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new era where workers pay greater attention to their mental health. Unfortunately, leaders sometimes are slow to follow suit regarding their well-being.

How managers can encourage “proactive helping” at work

January 27, 2023
Do your employees proactively help one another, or is everyone left to their own devices when they have an issue? Proactive helpers can be a real blessing, especially if your newer employees need assistance learning the ropes.

The toxic five: Eradicate these from your workplace

January 27, 2023
MIT Sloan Management Review research uncovered that toxic workplaces were the number one driving factor behind employees jumping ship in 2021, trumping other serious issues such as low pay. Yet the word “toxic” gets thrown around haphazardly, with many using it interchangeably with words like “annoying” and “frustrating.” So what is it that makes a workplace toxic, exactly?

3 steps to solve an invisible DEI problem: Awareness

January 25, 2023
New research conducted by Torch suggests there is a gap in awareness between how well-meaning business leaders think they’re doing on DEI and their actual progress. Three steps can help align leaders’ thinking about their organization’s DEI challenges.

Stop being an indecisive manager

January 20, 2023
Ever-changing workplaces require leaders to make more decisions than ever in uncharted waters, and the burden can result in decision fatigue. But waffling on what to do comes at a price.

Advice for managers: Do this to help reduce employee stress levels

January 20, 2023
Managers should take action to help workers achieve an improved work-life balance while reducing stress levels and improving overall productivity. Evotix, provider of EHS software solutions, offers advice on how managers can create the best possible environment for employees.

Management tip: Avoid always having a solution

January 13, 2023
The best managers embody the philosophy of the adage “Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” In other words, if you always have the answer for your team, you deprive them of being able to figure out a solution on their own.

Employee morale at all-time high: Make this a reality at your company

January 13, 2023
The recent survey found that 72% of workers reported that morale amongst their co-workers is either “excellent” or “good,” which is a three-point improvement from May 2022.