Managing well, whether in-person or at a distance, requires the same skillset. You’ll need to coach, give timely and actionable feedback, set priorities, clarify expectations, protect your team’s time, and use one-on-ones to increase engagement, certainty, autonomy, meaning, progress, and social inclusion.
Amanda Myers has been a member of the Fluno Center team since 2014 and will officially become CPED’s new accounting manager in August 2021.
The earlier you learn effective delegation skills in your management career, the more it will shape you into being an engaging manager.
Leaders are working through massive changes without a playbook, and with considerable change comes leadership fatigue. How can you survive and continue to lead effectively through all these changes? Here are a few actionable tips to acknowledge and handle the fatigue going forward.
Betsy Hagan has been an instructor at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development since 2013.
Unfortunately, the well-honed skills that define a great individual contributor don’t always translate to the skills needed to lead people. Even when good people skills are developed success can be elusive unless newly minted managers shift their mindset from being the “hero” as an individual contributor to the “hero’s coach” in managing others.
When managers don’t know what an employee aspires to be or how they feel about future employment opportunities, they create a blind spot for their organizations to see potential risk of unplanned employee turnover.