Managing a remote team

Suddenly working from home AND trying to manage your suddenly-working-from-home employees? It’s hard enough getting organized to work from a home office, but when your whole team is trying to get organized from home and trying to stay on top of the work, it’s that much crazier. Add into that the fact that your kids and partner are also home, …

gljudson Management & Leadership, Video

How to give negative feedback to employees

Giving negative feedback is NOT fun. It’s something we just don’t want to do. But as a manager and supervisor, it’s something you have to do sometimes – even when you’re not sure how to handle performance improvement meetings. I’ve got you! In this video, I provide an overview of how to manage the constructive feedback process, from identifying exactly …

gljudson Conflict, Video

Building Resilience in the Workplace

Are you feeling overwhelmed and even blindsided at work? Do you sometimes dread going in to the office because you’re not sure what you’re going to have to deal with – or maybe because you know all too well what you’re going to have to deal with? Being a manager or supervisor isn’t easy, and it’s full of unexpected challenges. …

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Work-life balance tips for managers

Are you having a hard time fitting LIFE into your WORK schedule now that you’re a manager? Are your family and friends complaining that they never see you, because you’re so caught up trying to figure out how to lead, how to manage, how to show that you deserved that promotion? You’re in the right place. I’ve got three quick …

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Strategic Thinking for Managers

Confused about what strategic thinking is? Wondering what you need to know about strategy and strategic thinking as a manager? In this video, I explain strategic thinking for managers – what it is, why it’s important for you to understand, and how to make it work for you as part of your management and leadership development. You’ll add a key …

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Manager’s Guide to Change Leadership

Ever had to deal with the anxiety and resistance caused by change at work? A new software system, a new boss, a merger with another company, some sort of cultural change initiative – change management and change leadership are hard AND important responsibilities. And if you’re a manager just learning your management skills / leadership skills, it’s even more challenging …

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Flexible Workplace: problems & solutions

Is your flexible, casual workplace becoming too informal or disrespectful? It’s the law of unintended consequences at work, creating situations where employees are disrespectful, missing deadlines, and disrespecting each other’s time and energy. As a manager or supervisor, what can you do? How can you manage this situation, especially if your company emphasizes a flexible, casual culture? In this video, …

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Five first-time manager mistakes

Watch as I review the five most-common mistakes new managers make (including one you probably haven’t even thought of), and give you some tips and resources on how to AVOID making them. As a new manager or new supervisor, you’re wondering how to manage – and how NOT to manage! What mistakes should you be on the alert for avoiding? …

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Managing a bullying employee

Bullying and sexual harassment are HARD topics, and dealing with the employee in question is especially challenging. The laws about “hostile work environment” vary from place to place and the policies vary from company to company. So, in managing this type of challenging employee, you’ll need to rely heavily on your Human Resources folks. That said, I include tips and …

gljudson Difficult people, Video

Managing a disrespectful employee

If you’ve been wondering what to do with the employee who undermines you, challenges your authority, and maybe even disobeys your instructions outright, then you want to watch this video. I’m going to give you some tips and approaches, and one really great tool, that will help you deal with a disrespectful employee on your team and nip that behavior …

gljudson Difficult people, Video