The only thing worse than reducing your workforce is notifying people who felt they were safe. I examine an ugly example of a layoff gone wrong and three lessons learned from the experience.
We recall our mentors with an abundance of positive memories. We associate achievement with their guidance, direction and attention. Whether they were teachers, coaches or managers, they cared enough to invest
"Rush out there with a ton of energy and tell a hilarious joke." A young, introverted manager asked my advice for his presentation in front of 200 people at an annual
Managers intuitively believe that more feedback is the key to helping a struggling employee. In many cases, it serves only in making the situation worse. This article focuses on a better approach.