Here at Thoughtful Leader, I write a lot about how leaders should pay attention to the behaviour and relationships within their teams. The focus for a leader should be on making sure their team members can perform their role well. This is all well and good, but what about how leaders themselves feel? Being a […]
People like to work in teams and organisations where they feel valued. As if their work contribution means something. That’s why leaders should show gratitude for the work that their team performs. Some leaders have a tendency to only thank people for their efforts when they deem someone to have gone “above and beyond”. But […]
Your top performers set the standard for your team. You can’t afford to have them walk out the door. Don’t let them get away, keep them close!
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Dealing with frustrated employees is an unfortunate part of leadership. Learn to identify the signs, ask the right questions and solve frustration issues.
Just because people quit doesn’t mean you have a retention issue. However, watch out for the warning signs that you may have a bigger problem.
Are you trying to make everyone happy? Learn what this approach can do to your team and the potential trouble it can bring!