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How often do you set aside time to think? “Thinking time? What thinking time? I barely have time to breathe!” That was the response I received recently when I asked a manager I was coaching if they set aside time to think. A day-in-the-life of a...

Let's discuss why pausing between activities is important to become an effective leader and manager. 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...

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...

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...

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...

THE SECRET IS IN LIVING THE COMPANY’S CORE VALUES! Organizational culture, in its simplest terms, can be defined as “the way we do things around here.” It is the patterns of behavior, symbols of reward and punishment, and the daily demonstration (or not) of the company’s...

Leaders must know themselves: their strengths and tendencies, their limits and weaknesses, their beliefs, what they value, the role they occupy. It is their stage. Do they shrink or expand, become more of who they are, become the leader they would be? For the biggest tool a leader has, is their self, knowing what triggers their emotions, knowing that emotions...

Welcome to BetterManager. Today we're going to share some tips about time management. The truth is time management is really self-management. As we know we cannot do anything about controlling time. The clock just keeps on ticking. But there are a few things that we...