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Resources for first-time managers
8 Scripts for Confronting Employees with Challenging Behaviors
Problem: You have an employee who always disagrees, stops contributing his/her full potential, seems distracted, or complains constantly.
Solution: 8 Scripts for Confronting Employees with Challenging Behaviors
Outcome: Receive word-for-word dialogue to guide a meaningful conversation addressing the issues you're having with employees so you can provide a constructive path forward.
Top Secrets to Unlocking Your Management Style
Problem: You aren't comfortable or confident in your role as a manager.
Solution: Top Secrets to Unlocking Your Management Style
Outcome: Discover your unique management style and how to adapt it based on the personality types of your employees.
What's Your Management Personality? Quiz
Problem: You're struggling to motivate your employees so you can complete projects with fewer revisions, on faster schedules, and with minimal resistance.
Solution: What's Your Management Personality? Quiz
Outcome: When you uncover which of 4 management personalities you are - Methodical, Monopolizer, Motivator, and Mixer - you'll better understand yourself as a leader so you can be what each of your team members need.
The Minimalist's Employee Onboarding Plan
Problem: You don't have time to give new hires the attention they deserve.
Solution: The Minimalist's Employee Onboarding Plan to Ensure a Successful Hire
Outcome: Create a clear onboarding process for the first 90 days with employee follow-up email templates and capture real-time results using an editable employee onboarding tracking spreadsheet.
Resources for virtual managers
Checklist for Running Effective Virtual Team Meetings
Problem: You’ve tried to organize a productive virtual team meeting in the past, but you got frustrated by the conflicting advice from blogs
Solution: Checklist for Running Effective Virtual Team Meetings
Outcome: Identify how you could improve meeting preparation so you can help build human connection, collaboration, and accountability within your remote team.
6 Virtual Team-Building Activities
Problem: Your remote team members are drifting apart in the absence of face-to-face contact.
Solution: 6 Virtual Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers
Outcome: These activities promote understanding between co-workers and encourage orchestrated teamwork through the toughest business challenges without wasting time or resources.
Resources for communicating more effectively
17 Questions to Find Your Brand Story
Problem: You need to increase sales, but don't have a huge marketing budget.
Solution: 17 Questions to Find Your Brand Story
Outcome: Use our free template developed by professional storyteller and author of Stories that Stick, Kindra Hall, to uncover stories you didn’t even know you had and sell anyone on your ideas, products, or services.
Instant Training: How to Become a Better Negotiator
Problem: You're an employee who is unhappy in your role, a manager on a mission to create the highest functioning and highest performing team within your company, or a business owner responsible for achieving growth through forming partnerships and gaining clients.
Solution: How to Become a Better Negotiator Training
Outcome: In a 20-minute FREE instant training with psychologist and Kellogg School of Management professor Leigh Thompson, learn seven insider negotiation tools to build consensus with your team, your boss, and your co-workers through any conflict.