I Wanted to Quit: When Supports are a Hindrance

I wanted to quit. I had exhausted all I had in me. My knees felt like they were going to give out. How much longer could I continue to hike down this mountain? When would I make it to camp? I couldn’t see it for sure, but there were buildings in the distance? Was that it? We started to play games like let’s agree camp is around the corner until we learn otherwise – and we kept going one step at a time. I’d fallen 3 times already that day and on the 4th fall I couldn’t get up with help. I had to find a different way because my right...

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Getting the Goods: Helping Team Members to Speak Up Effectively

Communication is always a two-way process. So, helping your employees to trust your desire for their input requires your dedication to ensuring that you really listen and take appropriate action.

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5 Key Drivers of Manager Effectiveness

Employee engagement is often linked to recognition.

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6 Symptoms of Bad Bosses That Can’t Be Ignored

6 Common Traits and Impacts of Bad Bosses on your Employees

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3 Tips to Help Reach Your Goals

Once you have set your goal, take small incremental steps towards a goal by breaking it down into manageable bite sized tasks that you can complete easily. It works because the goal is simpler and feels less intimidating.

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