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Begging for Lawsuits: 7 Stupid Things Supervisors Say

Supervisors and managers with the best of intentions say the worst possible things. Some are said out of concern and some out of a desire to “act like a manager.” But they’re all dangerous. Here’s a rogues’ gallery of 7 of the most troublesome.

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How Do You Train the Graveyard Shift?

If you keep the lights burning 24/7 for round-the-clock service or production, you know that providing adequate training for your shift workers is a formidable challenge. Your key to success? Accessibility.

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Participant-Driven Learning: Changing the Approach to Training

“Participant-led/participant-driven learning is having the ability to take control of what, and how, you learn,” says Chris Douglas, Vice President of training for Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company. “When it comes to leadership training, participant-led learning allows personal preferences to influence how these skills are learned and applied. For example, an individual […]

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You Are in Control of Your Own Legacy

I enjoy reading biographies. People’s lives fascinate me and most of the time are much more interesting than any piece of fiction. Over the years, I’ve read dozens, if not hundreds, of biographies of politicians, business leaders, and athletes.

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C-Suite, Listen Up: Learning Is the Top Workplace Priority

Want to boost retention, productivity, and attract great people? Become a learning culture, says a recent white paper released by CredEd (creded.ai). The company’s mission is connecting education and individuals to open up everyone’s true potential.

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Avoid Retaliation Firing at All Costs

Yesterday we looked at why it’s ill-advised for managers retaliate in any way against their employees, especially when it comes to firing. Today we’ll take a look at how connections between an adverse action and firing can be established, plus some important bottom lines on the topic of retaliation firing.

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Train Managers to Avoid Retaliation

Complain about me to EEOC? I don’t think so. No raise for her. Sound like any of your managers? Retaliation is the dumbest thing managers and supervisors do.

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5 Great Tips for Effective Decision Making

Life is full of decisions. Think for a moment about all the decisions you face at work in just a single day. You make many choices every day that affect your business. Depending on your exact role, you make decisions about people, projects, strategy, and more. A lot of choices.

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More Tips on the C-Suite and Employee Development

Yesterday we heard from Andy Lothian, the Chief Executive Officer of Insights Learning and Development on the topic of employee development and the C-Suite. Today, two more tips.

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The C-Suite and Employee Development: 3 Tips

What can C-Suite learn about people development? Today we’ll find out from Andy Lothian, the Chief Executive Officer of Insights Learning and Development.

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