Leadership

Managing Conflict Like a Pro

Take a look at these four tips for managing conflict in a professional manner, and think about how you can best incorporate them to help foster a friendly, tension-free office environment.

How to Break a Negative Culture Cycle

Culture is about social norms and collective regard and we make up the collective. What are we going to do to ensure that our voice, our passion, and our visions are not drowned out by the negative culture cycle created and reinforced by others?

How You Can Make Your Meetings Better

Making a meeting a good one is both a science and an art. There are technical and logistical things you can improve, as well as the artful side – impactful tactics and learned skills to further engage participants and make the atmosphere of the meeting fun and useful.

Performance Appraisal: Partnering With Your Team

It’s annual performance appraisal time for the management team at my agency. Time to think about rating scales and SMART goals. And time to try to remember what everybody did all year. Many managers dread this time of year. In the past I have felt that way, too. Over time I have found a few strategies that […]