Posts filed under: Management


This category features our blog posts focusing on management. Written for the managers of tomorrow!

Me-Strengths and We-Strengths

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to use our strengths to benefit our team at work? The ADP Research Institute finds the single best predictor of a team’s productivity is whether each team member agrees with the statement: “I... Read More

Stop Trying to Make Your Employees Happy. Start Thinking About Their Fulfillment Instead.

We hope you are well and are ready for the weekend! Our featured article suggests that employees need opportunities to feel fulfilled, rather than feeling happy. We found this idea intriguing. Happiness is described by psychologists as temporary state, whereas... Read More

Good Vibes are Contagious!

Good vibes are contagious; that’s easy to understand. Did you know that motivation is contagious, too? A 2017 study from Northwestern University showed that sitting within 25 feet of a high performer at work improved an employee’s performance by 15... Read More

Loving what you do builds resilience

Has Covid 19 caused you to feel like you are in a turbulent situation where you have lost your momentum? The experience of ‘turbulence’ is to be expected, but what is most important is your ability to recover. Resilience is... Read More

Most managers don’t know how to coach people. But they can learn

We love this definition of coaching: “unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance” ~ Sir John Whitmore (a leading figure in executive coaching). This week we want to share some of the secrets of coaching that can be... Read More

Job crafting! Redesigning a job you hate into one you like

Know someone who is unhappy at work but is wary of quitting or changing jobs? We found something that may help. The concept is to modify or ‘craft’ your job into one that brings out your best so that you... Read More

Habits that May Keep your Team from Jumping Ship

With remote work and Covid-19 restrictions, it’s easy to imagine that some employees are feeling less connected to their team members and their leader. What better time to tap into the habits proven to inspire, motivate and engage used by... Read More

The Secret to Becoming an Inclusive Leader

Throwing a mix of people together to work together and accomplish great things doesn’t happen by chance. It takes a leader who knows how to bring out the best in each individual. A Harvard Business Review article by Juliet Bourke... Read More

Talented People Who Dismiss Their Strengths

We found this fabulous Harvard Business Review article showing how Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO of the NFL, uses Strengths to unleash the power of her employees. Effective leaders recognize talent, and occasionally have to convince their team members that their Strengths... Read More