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If anyone tells you they’re a born leader, don’t believe them!
If your team or organization is having productivity problems, perhaps the problem is one particular individual. Don’t ignore the problem, and don’t let it slide. It won’t get better without intervention. Combat the Effects of a Divisive Team Member has … Continue reading
We all, employees and managers alike, make mistakes. But when employees do make mistakes, it is the manager’s job to help correct them.
There are so many aspects of being a good leader, and I am still working on most of them myself.
Good libraries are led by good leaders. But there are also leaders who are not always at the “top.”
How many languages can you speak?
If you are, or want to be, a leader, you need to have followers. People who are willing to follow you.
So we recently talked about being new to management. Today we talk about what to do when as a new (or not so new!) manager you give feedback that results in tears, anger, or gossip.
First of all, if you’re not interested in management, don’t do it. If you’re better at the day-to-day functions of the library (or whatever organization you work in), do that.