promotion to manager
Winning with Employees
Shaun Belding

The Move from Employee to Boss

 

One of the most difficult career moves anyone makes is that first promotion from employee to boss. The people who were your coworkers yesterday are now reporting to you. It is stressful, intimidating, and the transition is rarely easy. There are a lot of things you have to deal with.

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Employees with authorrity issues
Winning with Employees
Shaun Belding

Employee With Authority Issues

 

If you’ve ever had to deal with an employee who has problems with authority, you know how challenging it is. These are employees who are convinced that they’re quite good at what they do, and that you, the boss, are pretty much a moron. If you have had employees like this, take heart, it’s not just you. The Issues with Authority employee doesn’t seem to like taking direction from anyone.

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employees who stir the pot
Winning with Employees
Shaun Belding

Don’t Ignore The Pot-Stirring Employee

 

The Pot-Stirrer loves an injustice. He (she) lives to find real or imagined issues within the company, or even with you. He constantly questions decisions, and, like a dog with a bone, won’t let go of something once he’s got his teeth in it. To make matters worse, he just doesn’t seem to be happy until everyone at work is talking about it. The Pot Stirrer is almost always in the middle of workplace morale challenges.

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3 Ways to Motivate People
Achievement & Success
Shaun Belding

3 Ways to Motivate People

 

The ability to motivate the people around you is a tremendous skill to acquire. But how do you do it? Here are three general strategies you can use to motivate other people:

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difficult employees
Winning with Employees
Shaun Belding

3 Ways to Reduce Difficult Experiences With Employees

 

I’ve had the privilege of meeting a great number of people who are considered by their employees as world-class supervisors, managers and leaders. Not coincidentally, these individuals seem to have far fewer experiences with “difficult employees” than most. What are they doing differently? There are a number of things, but here are three of the big ones:

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5 Principles for leading teams
Winning with Employees
Shaun Belding

5 Principles for Leading Teams

 

Too often we expect our teams to grow and flourish, but we don’t provide them with the conditions they need to succeed – things such as good working conditions, adequate training or a meaningful support system.

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