Creating SMART Goals
It’s coming to the end of another year and the perfect time to set goals for what you want to accomplish in the next. Perhaps you’ve set goals in years past… maybe you’ve called them resolutions… and they somehow don’t seem to get accomplished. But there’s a secret to setting goals that happen. Making your goals SMART will give you a leg up on actually reaching your goals in 2012. Let’s find out how.
Creativity and Innovation Set Your Company Apart
At work it’s important to be a hard worker, organized and productive. But what most people don’t think about is how important it is to be innovative. The new ideas that come from innovation are what can take a business from mere existence to great success.
Build Up Your Employees’ Confidence
Confidence does not always come easily but once your employees gain self-confidence it can assist them in every aspect of their life. Confidence is both internal and external. This means people see your employees as your employees see themselves. If they don’t believe in themselves first, no one will believe that they have the confidence to succeed.
10 Qualities of a Great Mentor
As a manager, you hold a very important position within your company. You are a leader within the company and as a leader you may serve as a mentor. We all know people learn by watching what you do, not what you say, so in this role, leading by example is critical. Your mentee will be watching how you handle situations and model their behavior accordingly.
Keeping Track of Employee Performance
It’s review time and you need to give your employees meaningful feedback on what they’ve done this year, but for the life of you, you can’t think of what to say. You know they’ve made some great accomplishments and you know you’ve been thinking to yourself that there are areas where you wish your department were stronger, but when the time comes to write it all down your mind goes blank.