Category Archives: Managers

Bad managers are driving employees away

In a study of 7,272 U.S. adults, Gallup found that 50 percent of employees left their job “to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career.”  The single biggest decision you make in your job—bigger than all the rest—is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits—nothing.” Continue reading

Things Great Managers Do

2f42869Front line managers have a tremendous impact on the performance of companies. They often times find themselves in complex situations with high expectations placed upon them by company executives. Regardless of how a manager is chosen or promoted, their choices on how to spend their time will have the biggest impact on the performance of the staff that report to them. Let’s explore seven of the most important focus areas. Continue reading