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Step by Step How to Praise to Motivate Your Team (and why it matters)

Praise is one of the most underrated, yet crucial, parts of managing. It can dramatically change how people feel and the caliber of work they produce. Research reported on Harvard Business Review shows that teams that are praised most outperformed those praised less across key criteria like financial performance, customer satisfaction, and 360-degree...

25 Reasons You Must Start Having One on Ones with Employees

“Who has time for this?!?” “My team is doing fine.” “I have too many reports to meet with everyone.” “We’re all adults here. We can handle our own problems.” “One on one meetings don’t scale and we only do scalable things here.” There are a lot of excuses why you might not be doing 1 […] The post 25 Reasons You Must Start Having One on Ones with Employees...

5 Signs of a Bad Manager Senior Leaders should look for before it’s too late.

“Did you hear? Joe is quitting.” “But he’s key to the new project launching next month!” “Yeah, he said he was feeling burnt out and a friend’s company was hiring.” “How are we going to replace them…” If you’re not looking out for them, the signs of a bad manager can be hiding in plain […] The post 5 Signs of a Bad Manager Senior Leaders should look...

3 Essential Leadership Lessons Most Entrepreneurs Learn the Hard Way

If there’s one thing I’ve come to appreciate, it’s the absurd odds stacked against entrepreneurs succeeding; there’s just so much that you have no idea about and need to quickly learn. For everything you must get right to succeed, there are a dozen things that could undermine you and lead you to still fail. You […] The post 3 Essential Leadership...

How to Change Your Mindset to Get More of What You Want in Life

“Why, then, ’tis none to you, for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” – Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2, by William Shakespeare Your mind is more powerful than you realize. Shakespeare knew it over 400 years ago, as referenced here in Hamlet, and many of us relearn it today. […] The post How to Change Your Mindset to Get More of...

How to Become a Senior Leader who is an Amazing Manager of Managers

Are you managing your own team? Wondering how to advance past your team of individual contributors to leading a group of managers? If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve thought about the next big step in your leadership journey: becoming a senior leader. There’s a lot to learn to be a manager of managers. But […] The post How to Become a Senior...

5 Things You Didn’t Expect When Managing Remote Teams in COVID (and what to do about it)

How’s quarantine life going? Are you and your coworkers enjoying managing remote teams? Most people are pretty tired of the quarantine routine at this point. While many states and countries are re-opening, there’s still significant restrictions on what people can and cannot do. These of course include the vast majority of offices being closed for […]...

Lighthouse Pro: Actionable Manager Training that Levels up Your Leaders in 3 Essential Steps

Were you a natural leader when you started your management career? Or did you need some manager training, either formally, or self-directed to be effective in your new job? Very few people know how to become a great manager on their own. Instead, it’s through a lot of trial and error, reading, listening and learning […] The post Lighthouse Pro: Actionable...

How to Have Great Meetings: 10 Tips for Conducting Effective Meetings

Ever feel like you’re having too many meetings? Or like the meetings you are having are a waste of time and unproductive? The modern workplace is built on open, fast, and fluid communication, with meetings often at the center of everything; they convey status, allow your voice to be heard, update key leaders & decision […] The post How to Have...

Leadership Lessons: Why Jornaya found Lighthouse Lessons to be the Best Way to Grow their Leaders

Are you teaching your managers how to lead?  Do they know how to live the values of your company to help their team members be successful in their jobs? If you’re like a lot of leaders, teaching key leadership lessons is always on the bottom of your to do list and gets pushed off. However, […] The post Leadership Lessons: Why Jornaya found Lighthouse...

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