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Developing Your Employees Video Series

Developing your employees — Strategy #1

Not much of a surprise! When you invest in training and professional development for your people, it tells them that you value them.


Developing your employees — Strategy #2

Ask about and support your employees’ career aspirations.


Developing your employees — Strategy #3

As a leader, you are a role model. So set an example as a continuous learner.


Developing your employees — Strategy #4

When you admit your mistakes, you show employees that vulnerability is a sign of strength, you create a learning environment.


Developing your employees — Strategy #5

If your employees don’t know what your goals and intentions are for the long-term, then they will not be in any position to help you get there.


Developing your employees — Strategy #6

If you want to grow and develop your staff, get them to train others.


Developing your employees — Strategy #7

Advance employee development by asking more and answering less.


Developing your employees — Strategy #8

Find opportunities to showcase your people’s strengths.


Developing your employees — Strategy #9

Make it safe for your people to make mistakes.


Developing your employees — Strategy #10

Five tips to offer specific constructive feedback so that your employees can grow and develop.


Developing your employees — Strategy #11

Schedule regular one-on-one conversations with your staff.


Developing your employees — Strategy #12

Jointly create a tailored plan for professional development and learning.


Developing your employees — Strategy #13

Set up a formal mentoring program


Developing your employees — Strategy #14

Establish, monitor and publicize performance metrics


Developing your employees — Strategy #15

Set your people up to succeed by giving them the tools and resources they need


Developing your employees — Strategy #16

Implement a tuition reimbursement program


Developing your employees — Strategy #17

When you allow your people to struggle, you actually help them grow


Developing your employees — Strategy #18

Normalize failure and systematize how you learn from it


Developing your employees — Strategy #19

Increase employee engagement by celebrating and sharing small wins


Developing your employees — Strategy #20

“Learn at Lunch” sessions can be a great way to create a culture that values employee training


Developing your employees — Strategy #21

If you are going to grow and develop your staff, then they need to be financially literate; they need to know about the dollars and cents


Developing your employees — Strategy #22

Include your high-potential employees in your hiring efforts


Developing your employees — Strategy #23

Be deliberate about praising and acknowledging your staff for their good work


Developing your employees — Strategy #24

Promote and support mental and physical health initiatives for your people


Developing your employees — Strategy #25

Deliberately find ways so that your employees can interact and build relationships with your clients