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Are You Failing First-Time Managers?

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First-time managers often don't receive the training they need to be successful in their new roles. These tips can help you set them (and their teams) up for success.

Avoiding the Peter Principle: How to Make Promotions Work

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It’s common for organizations to promote people up the hierarchy until they reach a level of incompetence — a concept known as the Peter Principle. Even when a position requires a different set of skills, it’s past performance that leads to the...
There are many challenges first-time managers face. Perhaps they struggle with delegating or communicating effectively with team members. Navigating these challenges are critical not only for their own success but their team's and their organization's.

Nudging the Stats on Employee Engagement

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Despite a healthy budget spent on leadership development each year, we continue to see Gallup polls that identify approximately one-half of the workforce as “not engaged.” Worse, an additional 16.5% are “actively disengaged.”