Inputs Vs. Outputs: Where Should Your Focus Lie As A Team Leader?

I was sitting in on a sales team meeting a few weeks ago, listening to them talk about how they […]

The post Inputs Vs. Outputs: Where Should Your Focus Lie As A Team Leader? appeared first on Leadership & Business Management Blog.

The New World of Work Needs a New Type of Manager

Managers have a terrible reputation. In a recent survey, Monster.com found that nearly half of employees rated their boss as “horrible,” and more than 50 percent rated their boss a 1 or 2 on a scale of 1 to 5. Gallup’s State of the Am…

3 Keys To Setting SMART And Achievable Goals As A New Manager

Goal setting is one of the fundamental skills that managers need to be successful, in part because goals are one […]

The post 3 Keys To Setting SMART And Achievable Goals As A New Manager appeared first on Leadership & Business Management Blog.

Join Katy Tynan at InteropITX

I had a fantastic time speaking at Interop last year on their 30th anniversary. This year the program looks better than ever! I’ll be leading a workshop on IT careers,… Read More →

The Culture Gap: How Owners and Employees Think Differently About Work

Work is a funny thing. We spend lots of time doing it, yet collectively we’re pretty unhappy with our jobs. Many of us had big dreams as kids, but unfortunately… Read More →

4 Ways To Avoid Unexpected Employee Turnover

The typical person changes jobs over 11 times in their career. With average tenures in the low single digits, turnover has become part of life. But you have the choice to be proactive. Keep surprises to a minimum, and you won’t be blindsided by unexpected employee turnover.

The post 4 Ways To Avoid Unexpected Employee Turnover appeared first on Leadership & Business Management Blog.

Retaining Top Talent: 5 Things Employees Value More Than Money

Even if you have plenty of room in your budget to pay everyone on your team over and above market rates, money isn’t the only thing that keeps people happy and engaged at work.

The post Retaining Top Talent: 5 Things Employees Value More Than Money appeared first on Leadership & Business Management Blog.

Leading From the Hot Seat

You know what no one ever tells you about leading a team? They don’t tell you that sometimes it’s really embarrassing. As a leader, you spend a lot of time encouraging people to do their best, to push themselves, to learn and grow. But soon…