Posts Tagged "managing people"

Jul 2014

Managers should Build, not Burn, Bridges

Seth Godin, in his recent blog Burning Bridges, talks about people who in their quest to achieve their goals, can burn bridges along the way which not only damages their relationships but also their reputation.   How can managers build or repair bridges with their staff? Be approachable and encourage your staff to be open and […]

Mar 2013

Managing Older Employees

While managing people can be rewarding, it can also be challenging especially if you are managing staff that are older than you. Friction can result between a manager and older workers who are miffed because they think they should have your job. Others may equate youth with inexperience while some may resent taking direction from […]