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Seven Key Actions to Greater Personal and Professional Development

By Kevin Eikenberry “What did you learn today?” It’s a question that sounds familiar to most of us. You were likely asked it when you were a kid. And, if you are a parent, you’ve probably asked your kids the same question. But when was the last time you asked yourself that questions? “What did I […]

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9 Communication Tips Every Young Manager Must Know

By Kevin Eikenberry If you want to be a great manager and leader, heed these 10 important bits of advice: Listen. We all need to spend WAY less time talking and A LOT more time listening. And I don’t mean just keeping your mouth shut for the sake of keeping it shut. I mean really listening. […]

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A Powerful Technique for Dealing with Interruptions

In a previous post, I shared a tip for how to quickly capture the attention of someone who tends to jump ahead and make assumptions about what you are attempting to communicate. In this post, I’m taking my answer to the original question about dealing with interruptions one step farther to share a technique you […]

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When You Become a Leader Among Peers

By Kevin Eikenberry Promotions are amazing. After all, they validate your ability and leadership skills. However, many first-time supervisors struggle with the transition from being “just one of the team” to leading the team. It can be hard to imagine managing people you once saw as friends, and you can worry about whether they will accept […]