Managerial Warmth

Managerial Warmth? We don’t really talk about it that much. Or not using those words.  But engagement studies have shown that employees are happier at work when their manager has 1) the competency to lead them and 2) the interpersonal skills to show them they...

Hey, Dude

My husband’s boss calls him ‘Dude.’ As in, “Hey, Dude, how’s it going today?” Now this may seem a small thing, but it’s really not. It sets up a comfort level and an air of friendliness. It let’s my husband know that his boss ‘has his back.’ You can almost see them...

What Separates the Good Leaders from the Bad?

All right, this is a loaded question. There is a continuum of skills and behaviors that affect one’s ability to lead. And yet, people can often spot a ‘good’ vs. ‘bad’ leader. What are some of the key differences they are seeing that leads them to this conclusion?...