Yes, you need 1:1 meetings...and here's how to do them right effective teams Nov 14, 2023

 

There’s one thing I always recommend managers start adding to their routines with their team: one-on-one meetings with team members.

Holding meetings with each individual team member,...

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The Power of Setting Expectations for Your Team team operations teams Nov 07, 2023

 

Whether we admit it or not, there’s one question that we all ask ourselves as managers…


“Why can't my team members read my mind?”


How many times have you ended up in...

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Two Pitfalls to Avoid When Setting Priorities For Your Team effective teams team operations teams Oct 31, 2023

 

As the end of 2023 approaches, I’ve started speaking with my clients about setting priorities for the rest of the year. 2024 is coming up faster than we think, and as we hurtle toward...

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Two Myths About Onboarding Employees DEBUNKED: Simplifying Transitions Through Onboarding effective teams team operations teams Oct 17, 2023

 

Let’s talk about something that can complicate your team operations right from the get-go if not done thoughtfully: onboarding employees.


There are two major misconceptions that come...

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Stuck in a Rut: How to Enjoy Managing Again managers Oct 10, 2023

 

To all my managers and business owners out there: have you ever felt like you're stuck in a rut?
Let me rephrase: have you ever felt like things are moving a lot slower than they need to, or...

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Clarity in Communication: The Key to Simplifying Team Operations team operations Oct 03, 2023

 

What if I told you that solving your team operation woes is actually so much simpler than you think?


One of the things that I hear so much when I talk about helping business owners optimize...

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Three Team Norms That Will Give You Back Hours Each Week Aug 15, 2023

Guess what? I've got three team norms for you today that'll save you at least five hours a week. Yup, that’s the magic of norms—they help us create consistency, and consistency leads to...

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Unlocking the Power of Delegating: A Manager's Guide to Empowering Your Team and Optimizing Time Aug 08, 2023

We've all been there—drowning in tasks, feeling like it's easier to just do everything ourselves. But, as any manager or small business owner eventually realizes, this approach is a fast...

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Are You Micromanaging? Spot the Signs and Turn It Around Aug 01, 2023

Let's be honest—no one sets out to micromanage. But sometimes, we fall into it without even knowing. The kicker? Our teams definitely notice, and it's not doing anyone any favors. So how can...

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Nailing the Feedback Game: One Question Changes Everything Jul 11, 2023

Hey, admit it—“Can I give you some feedback?” is the office question we all dread, right? It’s like getting "the talk" from someone you just started dating. Yeah, the...

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Rethinking RTO: It's About Reinvention, Not Return Jun 27, 2023

Ah, the buzz of 'Return To Office' (RTO), echoes in every corner of the corporate world. But let's be real: the original RTO—Recovery Time Objective—is more apt, given that most of us...

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Scaling Your Business and Team: The Power of Priorities, Expectations, and Rewards Jun 08, 2023

Ah, the thrill of scaling—when your business goes from cozy startup to "Hey, we need more hands on deck!" It's not just about getting bigger; it's about getting better. Sure, you’ve...

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