Category: Managers

Communication is key in the workplace

What is the most significant problem in the workplace that inhibits productivity, causes conflicts between workers and managers and creates the most risk for employees and the organization?  Poor workplace communication.

New Supervisors

QUESTION: I am a newly hired supervisor and would like to build trust with my employees quickly. Can you offer any tips? ANSWER: You can’t rush trust, but here are a few tips to prevent setbacks. 1) Do what you say you are going to do. Employees have […]

12 Tips for Handling Difficult Conversations

Confrontation and conflict management; if you manage people, sooner or later you will have to deal with these uncomfortable subjects.  A good leader knows how to be comfortable with both.  Bruna Martinuzzi offers 12 Tips for Handling Difficult Conversations via