• HOW TO HOLD EMPLOYEES ACCOUNTABLE

    One of the most asked questions I get is around employee accountability. In fact, if I had a penny for the amount of times I get asked about accountability… well I would have a lot of pennies!  In any case it’s clearly a pain point and that’s why I wanted to introduce you to the […]

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  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PLAN

    Today I wanted to do a different type of video that’s centered around creating a personal leadership development plan.  About 6 months into my role when I really started to turn the ship around starting with myself because really and truly I was the problem, I had invested in going to a two day leadership […]

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  • TIME MANAGEMENT FOR MANAGERS

    Today I wanted to talk about something that plagues all of us and is something that you have to get a grip of as a manager because the effects are multiplied. Meaning when a manager is not effective at managing their daily workload or time their team reflects that in their work and the amount […]

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  • HOW TO WRITE A PROJECT PLAN

    HOW TO WRITE A PROJECT PLAN

    A couple weeks ago I had someone send me an email as she was experiencing quite a bit of angst around being the one to develop a work plan/project plan. ​She said “Mak, I have no idea what to do here. I’m used to being the person that is part of the plan. I’ve never […]

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  • HOW TO MAKE THE TRANSITION FROM PEER TO MANAGER

    I was searching through my DMs and emails the other day looking for ideas on content to share with you, I realized there was a theme. A lot of you were reaching out asking for advice about…managing your former peers. Eeeek! I know that making this transition into leadership can be trial-some in SO MANY […]

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  • HOW TO MAKE YOUR FIRST DAY AS MANAGER A SUCCESS

    Sooo you just got promoted or hired on as a brand new manager and you’re about to have jumped into your first day and you’re not sure what exactly to do and where to start.  Well my friend this video is for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w24aiOLzZyk Would you prefer to read rather than watch? Not to worry! […]

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  • WHAT EMPLOYEES WANT FROM THEIR MANAGERS

    A couple weeks ago a new leader in my New Manager Accelerator asked a great question that I wanted to share. She said that she was looking for tips and insights as to how she could support her team. What a fully loaded question! But a great one 😉 I decided to pull this question […]

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  • HOW TO EARN RESPECT AS A LEADER

    Do you think your team should respect you because they HAVE to? Or rather do you feel as though this is the kind of thing that you have to earn over time? ​I’m going to assume you agree with the second one 🙂 Unfortunately some managers think that they should automatically be respected because of […]

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  • One-on-One Meetings with Employees

    Do you run regular one-on-one meetings with​ your team members?​ You know the one-on-one is literally one of the best tools that you have as a leader to: Maintain alignment Increase productivity Clarify goals Coach for performance Strengthen relationships​ And so because of the benefits, it’s important that you are running this 30-60 min meeting […]

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