Join our Leadership experts for weekly advice on how to develop consistent, capable and confident Supervisors, Managers and Team Leaders who drive safety, productivity, quality and team member engagement. In this series we will highlight some of the key elements of the Front Line Leadership Training System. This comprehensive approach will ensure a lasting change in the leadership approach and culture of your business to support high performance.
What Do You Value?
What do you value as a leader? People can tell what you value based on what you talk about, what you focus on, and what you spend your time on. It is the same within an organization. Your employees are paying attention to these things. Do your values reflect what[...]
Lead with Humanity
How can you learn to lead with and embrace humanity? Do not forget the human side of human resources. You as a leader, have a lot to focus on, but what about the emotional needs of your team? “This person cared about me as a human being” – when you[...]
Rise Above Office Politics
How do you deal with office politics? Some symptoms of office politics include, people having closed-door meetings–where they are talking about other people on the team–and people with cynical attitudes who gossip in a high-school way. Here are four tips for you to rise above office politics as a leader:[...]
Improving Culture Scores
How do you influence the culture scores or employee survey results that your organization is gathering? It is tempting to look at employee surveys or culture scores as something that has nothing to do with you as a supervisor. However, the way that most employees judge the organization is very[...]
How can you support the diversity initiatives that your organization has? Diversity is an incredible asset because, when harnessed, it brings more ideas and backgrounds to your company, so the quality of ideas and talent within your organization increases. What do you do as a leader to embrace diversity? Here[...]
How can you embrace and recognize milestones? Many leaders, especially high achieving ones, tend to focus on the next milestone and do not recognize the importance of acknowledging current success. Use these three tips to acknowledge milestones with your team: Savor the moment. Celebrate, and feel the success that comes[...]