Category Archives: Teamwork

Why Morale?

I have posted 2 previous blogs discussing morale and what can eat away at it.  However, maybe I should have started with this blog before diving into issues that can sink morale.  To me and through my experiences, morale is vital to becoming and staying an effective manager. If you looked at my profile, you […]

Manage Perceptions

I’m sure you’ve heard it many times that “Perception is Reality”. That is such a true statement and it fits all aspects of life. I’m not talking just about work. It’s everywhere! It’s at home, school, sports, office, etc. Heck, you can have courtside seats at the NCAA Tournament with Virtual Reality (VR). So, wouldn’t […]

Is Something Still Eating Away at Morale? (Part 1)

In a previous blog, I talked about the effects of having a “glory hound” manager/supervisor (What’s eating Away at Morale).  Another issue that can eat away at your employee’s morale is having a “yes man” for a manager/supervisor.  Having a “yes man” as a manager/supervisor can be just as detrimental to your employee’s morale. In […]

Good & Poor Leadership in One Example

I worked for a company that produced clocks for an automobile manufacturer, which required 1200 clocks daily with Just-In-Time deliveries. As the Business Unit Manager for all of their electronic products, I reported to the VP of Operations and HR. I believe that leadership is very important. When I was being interviewed for that position, […]

Sometimes Being Wrong is The Right Thing

Do you think the statement “Sometimes being is the right thing to do ” sounds wrong? Aren’t we taught throughout life to do things right? Well, sometimes it is good for the growth of either an individual or team to knowingly be wrong as long as the outcome is right. Defining the Problem As the […]