Latest "managing people" Posts

#905 Look Beyond the Promotion to the Job Itself

There are few things in life as rewarding as getting a promotion. The thing people often fail to realize is that the job they are moving into may not actually be what they enjoy doing. It’s important to look beyond the promotion to the job itself.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in happiness, love your job, managing people, Podcasts.

#854 Being a Great Boss

If you manage people, you have tremendous influence over their happiness. Focus your energy on being a great boss. In today’s episode we discuss ideas on how to do this.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#846 The Subtle Difference Between Directing and Controlling

Attempting to control situations or the actions of others, is an exercise in futility. You will eventually become frustrated and those around you will become resentful.  Understand the subtle difference between directing and controlling and focus your energy on directing.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in managing people, Podcasts.

#840 Bring People to Draw Their Own Conclusions

You can tell people what to do but they probably won’t listen. If instead you bring people to draw their own conclusions they are more likely to take it to heart. Today we discuss how to do this.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, managing people, Podcasts.

#727 Create a Work Culture Based on Mutual Respect

People are the most important part of an organization. If you create a work culture based on mutual respect, you will be more successful in retaining employees.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#726 Support Colleagues in Their Time of Need

Unless you are in the business of saving lives, there are certain things that are more important than work. If you want to be a great leader or business owner, support colleagues in their time of need. Nothing creates more goodwill or loyalty than when you rally behind your people during difficult times.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

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