“Conversation with a Manager: Stories from the Frontline” podcast passes on the best advice and counsel from experienced managers.
Effective meetings are productive, safe, well organized, relevant and engaging, efficient, and collaborative. Follow these tips to help create more effective meetings.
We’ve created a guide to help retail leaders better understand how to motivate and engage multigenerational teams. Download the guide for worksheets, expert advice, and more.
Consumer purchasing behavior is changing. As a retail executive you need to examine these changes, how you should prepare, and how you should respond.
Individuals who receive formal training, such as CPED’s Manager Boot Camp, have a deeper understanding of the role, improved communication skills, more effective feedback methods, improved conflict resolution, and the skills to manage effectively during times of change.
Strategic thinking may not come naturally to all your team members, but it is a skill you can help them develop.
Professional development is evolving from completing a course to a lifelong journey to learn and grow. Here are five professional skills that with a little extra focus and development can help enhance your career.
As we move to higher levels of the organization, it’s not always our job to make decisions – it’s our job to make sure decisions get implemented. This takes intentionality and an understanding that our “value” to the organization becomes more difficult to see. As with the transition from functional expertise to leadership expertise, our value goes from short-term wins and projects to long-term strategies that increase value to the organization over time.
Poor change management is a key reason organizations do not achieve their improvement goals. How can you ensure you are improving and not just changing? Jeff Chan offers two areas of focus to ensure successful change.
Frontline managers often feel responsible for doing the heavy lifting of organizational change efforts. This “manager’s dilemma” is not a guarantee of failure. When managers embrace four specific roles related to change efforts, they can be more successful in moving a change forward.