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When an employee doesn't seem to care about setting goals in their daily work, it's easy to make assumptions about why they're acting that way. The problem is... you could be way off base. And your actions can actually end up making the situation worse. So, when you find yourself in this kind of situation, take a step back, and use the T.A.L.K.™ model to help find out why... Because once I find out why... then I can usually help the employee figure out how to move forward.
There are two keys to working with an employee who thinks the information you're using in your discussion is biased; the first is to take extra time to really listen to the employee's perspective. And the second is to be specific about the information you're basing your evaluation on. The key is to use the T.A.L.K.™ model to help the employee identify areas that need improvement on their own.
A tough conversation with a top performer can be difficult, especially when you really do need to ask that person to step up and give you a little more. The key is to use the T.A.L.K.™ model to help the employee identify areas that need improvement on their own. Sometimes it takes a little longer, but the results are definitely worth it.
Our workplace is full of employees with valuable life experiences and ideas. It's important to recognize and appreciate the knowledge, perspectives, and experiences that team members of all ages bring to the table. Everyone has value, no matter their age.
Just as we instill courage when we “en-courage,” we develop power when we “em-power.” Empowerment relies upon the willingness of employees at all levels of an organization to accept the responsibilities that accompany authority. Empowerment is a kind of democracy in the workplace. Like democracy, empowerment frees us to make decisions and take action. And like democracy, empowerment requires that we recognize and establish boundaries within which effective decisions and actions can occur.
Becoming a supervisor is your first step in the challenging and rewarding field of management. You have earned a new level of responsibility and authority because of your technical skills, attitude, and potential. Now you must master different skills to help you continue to advance and grow. This book will help you do that.
Most accomplished leaders would agree that delegation is one of the most important skills in their repertoire. Why? Imagine your own situation: Are you a manager or supervisor who comes in early, stays late, and gives 110 percent? Then delegation will help you improve your results while decreasing the time you spend at work. Do you wish your employees were more loyal to you or the organization? When you delegate well, your employees widen their horizons, develop new skills, and enjoy a new level of authority. That usually leads to an impressive increase in loyalty and commitment.
There are some "must do’s” that will help you be a successful mentor. Having an open communication channel between you and your mentee is a must!
This program builds the confidence, poise, knowledge and skills demonstrated by facilitators who are exceptionally competent. Participants will learn how to generate quality discussions, make smooth transitions between activities and manage disruptive behaviors. Organizations will benefit by having facilitators who increase the value of their training sessions, thus building the skills of associates.
If you are charged with rallying employees behind the concepts of quality and continuous improvement, The Goal: Dramatic Version will help managers achieve or surpass their goal. An engaging drama, this training program not only demystifies corporate buzzwords, like standards and bench marking, but also shows how your company can be run with efficiency and humanity.
Let's face it, most of us don't have the tools to resolve conflict (whether at work or at home) in a healthy way. We end up damaging relationships, we lose trust… the list goes on and on. Confronting Workplace Conflict™ is a new micro-learning program packed with conflict resolution tips and tools - especially for managers and leaders.
Just say "NO" to boring and unproductive meetings. Turn your meeting leaders into Fearless Facilitators! They’ll learn how to bring a laser-like focus to every agenda, handle disruptions with ease and condense a week’s worth of meetings into a single session. Fearless Facilitators expertly foster participation and make any group session more productive.
Effective coaching is the single most important factor in employee development today. The Courage to Coach for Retail turns common sense into common practice with a four-step process that can be applied to any employee performance situation.
Explanation of the probing strategy of clarifying actions and outcomes.
Rarely does an entire team agree on everything - especially during a time of stress. The video demonstrates the power of consensus building and making decisions that net the largest benefit to the team and organization.
We've all done our share of avoiding and hoping employees would just work things out on their own. Yeah, right! The only thing that works is having the courage to coach. This scenario helps a coach keep things positive.
Interviewee is asked to describe a time when they were able to get another person committed to an important work goal. This video shows an example of an interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question.
Differences of opinion, if not managed effectively, sometimes cause participants to behave in less than desirable ways. Whatever the causes of disruptive behaviors, they need to be managed or your meeting will spin out of control.
Responding to disparaging remarks during a training session
Explanation of the probing strategy of following a verbal or non-verbal lead.