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Category Archives: Supervision
New to Managing?
Congratulations! You’ve got your first job managing others! You will probably enjoy it, and be very good at it. But I have to tell you, there are some things you might not have thought of. So here are some tips … Continue reading
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Is Your Team Working Together?
Sometimes as a manager you feel your team isn’t accomplishing as much as it should. The problem can be with one team member.
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It’s not Easy
If anyone tells you they’re a born leader, don’t believe them!
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What (Who) is the Problem?
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
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Everybody Makes Mistakes
We all, employees and managers alike, make mistakes. But when employees do make mistakes, it is the manager’s job to help correct them.
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Still Working on It
There are so many aspects of being a good leader, and I am still working on most of them myself.
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Leading from the Middle
Good libraries are led by good leaders. But there are also leaders who are not always at the “top.”
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What Does it Mean?
How many languages can you speak?
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I Will Follow You
If you are, or want to be, a leader, you need to have followers. People who are willing to follow you.
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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.
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