In 2007 Best Buy implemented a Results Only Work Environment or ROWE. They took the bold step of allowing their employees to work when they wanted, where they wanted, and to measure only the results and not the time spent in the office. The result? 40% more productivity, and a 90% reduction in voluntary turnover. Is a ROWE for you?
What do you do when your own boss is not so great? As you get better at being a manager, one of the first things you’ll notice is that there are LOTS of managers who seem to have missed out on their own training and development. You may be on the receiving end of some of the new manager mistakes I talked about in an earlier post. Whether your manager is too indecisive to choose a sandwich at lunch or a dominating control freak who wants to edit your every email before you send it, you will need some strategies to survive and thrive. Here are your best options for minimizing the impact of a bad boss on your life.
You’ve heard of SMART goals and the GROW model – this post introduces a new way of looking at goal management for new managers – the GRASP model.
We all know about helicopter parents – those nuts who start off doing their kids homework and end up filling out their job applications – but what about helicopter managers? I don’t mean micro managers who follow their team members around breathing down their necks. I mean the supervisors who fail to realize that it’s […]
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