• All
  • Book Reviews
  • Culture
  • Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Whiteboard Animation

We move so quickly through every day. We think that the faster we move the more we will get done. The truth is we need to pause; our brain needs a chance to transition from one activity to the next. We need to be mindful...

 Kayti Sullivan is a Senior VP at Yelp and runs Yelp’s customer success team. She is in charge of recurring revenue to the company of approximately $1 billion. Join Wendy Hanson as she sits down with Kayti and they discuss how to “lead more and...

Get clear on the end to get focused in the present   Five-Year Vision Exercise   Whether you’re setting the stage for a start-up or transforming an established company, now is the time to think about where you’ll be five years from now. Gather your leadership team for an...

I have bad news for you. Three out of four employees say that their boss is the most stressful part of their job. There are many facts that have been collected by the Gallup organization about what makes a bad boss. Seventy percent of the...

Managers often ask for advice when dealing with difficult employee behavior. Examples include poor attitude/skills such as interpersonal communication and poor overall job performance. Oftentimes, the manager will describe the situation, then will speculate as to why the behavior is happening. As coaches, we often hear...

Being committed to your role as a manager doesn’t mean it’s personal.   You are not the role you play. You can have many roles in life: parent, marriage partner, sibling, child, employee, manager, etc. But what I stress in my leadership coaching practice is that you are...

Whether you are a high-level executive or a new manager working your way up the corporate ladder, you are likely being pulled in many different directions. This means that you have to be thoughtful about how, when, and in whom you are investing your time...

New employees need to contribute to the organization’s mission--and help shape it--as quickly as possible. Here’s how managers can fast-track conscious evolution. (Hint: This works for not-so-new employees, too!) Why it Matters Onboarding new employees goes beyond an orientation session and an explanation of projects and processes....

by guest blogger Sofia The role of any manager includes establishing—and attaining—goals, communication, motivating, and coaching, all towards supporting the overall success of the organization. We know that employees don’t leave companies: they leave managers. So how do I ensure that my employees don’t leave me? My...

Welcome to BetterManager. Today we're going to talk about becoming a better listener. We take listening for granted and we neglect paying attention to what listening really is because we are often more interested in talking. Here's a great way to think about listening from...