Middle managers live in a difficult place at work. At the same time, the unique skills required of middle managers are often overlooked in training.
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When armed with effective coaching skills and the inclination to coach workers regularly, managers and supervisors can dramatically improve business results and the performance and lives of their workers.
In theory, performance management is the perfect alignment of people and skill sets with the company’s strategic direction. It usually starts with big ideas about what the company wants to accomplish in the upcoming fiscal year, then cascades down.
There’s a great deal of talk in the training industry about the differences between leadership and management. What do those differences really look like, and what do they mean for leadership training?
So, you’ve recognized that your workplace culture needs an overhaul. Where do you begin? What usable skills can you pass on to your employees to improve something as nebulous and hard to define as “culture”?
Being skilled on the line doesn’t always translate into leading successful teams. The end result of good leadership training is better supervisors who can positively influence their teams to meet, and even surpass, production goals.