Category: supervising employees

The 5 most common new leader mistakes

My latest column for is about the most common new leader mistakes, and it’s now up in cyberspace.  This will apply to you both if you work in an organization for someone else, as well as if you’re an

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How to make the transition from friend to boss

So you got promoted!  But what if the promotion now puts you in charge of people who were formerly your peers and friends?  Awkward?  Or okay?  This is a topic that is on the mind of many.  In fact, one

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Seven steps to ease the transition from friend to boss

Today’s column in The Globe & Mail’s Leadership Lab series: How to be the boss when your co-workers are your friends Yup, it’s written by yours truly! If you’re familiar with Canadian media, then you know that The Globe &

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How to avoid the most common first-time leader mistakes – live audio event on May 22

May 22: one power-packed hour; learn the traps most leaders fall into AND the key actions you can take for high-performance and self-confidence

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What is your single greatest challenge in your new leadership role?

Ask your questions about the most common leadership mistakes. PLUS download a free article with the seven changes you MUST take into account in your new leadership role.

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Would you change how you interacted with your employees if they were volunteers?

What makes volunteers engaged, committed and involved? Could we get our employees to feel the same way? Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji draws the parallels.

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