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Selling Your Strategic Plan to Your Employees

Strategic Plan

Simply having a strategic plan in place within the organization is not sufficient to getting it accomplished. Leadership must sell their strategic plan to the employees. Employees must buy-in to the strategic plan if they are going to support it and work toward accomplishing its objectives. Many leaders scoff at the thought of selling a […]

Tips to Improve Teamwork across Cultural Boundaries

Teamwork

Most of the teams you will work on will involve virtual team members. And in many cases they will come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Consider these best practice steps to improve teamwork that involves working with team members across cultural boundaries:

Communicate in a variety of ways (verbal and written)

Communicating in a […]

3 Tips to Prepare for Your Next Project Update

Planning Sessions

Follow these three tips to prepare for your next project update to stakeholders to ensure you are providing them the most relevant information at the right time.

Consider what the stakeholders want and need to know.

Think about your audience. What will they want to know about the project and what do they need to […]

Five Things Leaders Should Do Every Day

Five Things Leaders Should Do Every Day

Here are five key things every leader should do every day to increase their effectiveness in engaging and motivating their employees.

Communicate: Leaders must know how to effectively communicate through all levels of the organization – the right communication, with the right amount of information, at the right time. Be honest when things aren’t […]

Performance Management: Formal and Informal Methods

Regardless of what your organization does formally around performance management, as a manager you can provide regular performance feedback to your employees through a variety of formal and informal methods. This keeps your employees moving forward and engaged and enables them to make adjustments as needed to keep growing personally and professionally. And…when it finally […]