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Becoming Someone’s Best Boss

Best Boss

Nearly every expert on employee engagement agrees there is a single, most impactful, means of increasing employee engagement and performance: the Manager. Taken from the Leadership Development workshops I conduct, here are the five simple ways to elevate the effect your managers have on your corporate culture and employee engagement. 1. Ask all of your managers to think of who their best boss was throughout their entire career. Have them write that person’s name down on a piece of paper. 2. Have them write down the three key qualities that made that person their best boss. 3. Encourage them to ...

Take this Job and Shove It: 7 Things to Think About When Resigning

I quit

We have all been there or witnessed it: A job has run its course and it is time to move on. Well, there is a right way and a wrong way to leave an organization, and it’s in your best interest to get it right. Emotions run high on your last day of employment and there is more than likely a need to give hugs, shed tears, or rant the frustrations that actually led to your departure. While making a scene on your last day may feel therapeutic, it could also become something that you will seriously regret later. Here ...