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On December 18, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Working side-by-side with frontline staff can help develop relationships between supervisors and direct reports and goes a long way in establishing trust and respect. Make 2020 the year you set the example. Walk the walk and model the behavior you expect to see from others.
On December 10, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Do you offer enough praise to your team? When you compliment staff, you set a culture of positivity.
The more staff receive authentic, timely, and specific praise from you, the more likely they are to pass on that practice to others. You are setting the example. Staff who praise one another instill confidence in one another. For more on this, read In Praise of Praising Your Employees.
On December 3, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Who are the top influencers in your organization? Influencers may not be formal leaders, managers, or directors. In fact, it’s likely that your top influencers are frontline staff.
On November 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Are you looking for ways to connect with your staff? Do you have a goal to build relationships with your team and to improve the culture of your organizations?
On November 12, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
There is a reason why the keynote speaker is always a standing-room-only session at LeadingAge Minnesota’s Institute and Expo...people need to feel inspired!
On November 5, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Our workforce today often faces challenges and complications in their personal lives. Research by the National Human Services Assembly suggests that staff who have stable family lives are more effective at work, as they can focus on work without personal distractions or stress. The Bridging the Gap Toolkit assists you in implementing supports that are meaningful to staff in your organization.
On October 23, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Staff recognition builds morale and increases retention. Research shows it doesn’t have to take a big investment of time, effort or money to recognize team member contributions in a meaningful way. One of the most impactful, low-cost or no-cost strategies is meaningful, personal recognition.
On October 15, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
On October 8, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Getting staff input on decisions is important. When staff feel their opinion matters, they feel empowered in their roles and connected to the organization.
On October 1, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
A common concern on staff engagement surveys is “lack of communication” or “leadership doesn’t follow up on my concerns.” Often it feels like there is a disconnect as supervisors say they follow up on concerns raised by staff. So that begs the question: Do staff feel they aren’t being listened to because the follow-up loop was not completed?