Jimmy’s Blog

Delegating Tasks for Better Productivity

Delegating Tasks for Better Productivity

Many managers waste time and energy when they choose to work alongside their employees rather than delegate. While it may seem like a smart plan in the short term, doing so actually lowers productivity and increases operating costs. Managers who don’t allow employees...

The Benefits of a Management Course

The Benefits of a Management Course

One of the most challenging aspects of becoming a manager is learning to manage others. Although most of these skills will naturally develop over time, it can be hard to gauge your effectiveness if you're not allowed to do so. People often wonder if management...

How Leaders Set the Tone for the Team

How Leaders Set the Tone for the Team

The first 100 days are crucial for new leaders. They can be used to prepare for the challenges and opportunities they will face in their new role. During these early days, it's essential that leaders set the tone for the team. Here are some ways that you can do so....

Best Books on Leadership

Best Books on Leadership

Here are some of the best leadership books to help you develop influential leaders. These are resources that help you build effective teams and identify the qualities that great leaders have. These are similar to management and leadership books for CEOs. They also...

How to Welcome a New Team Member

How to Welcome a New Team Member

New employees often feel like they have a lot of new responsibilities and faces to learn on the first day. This can be very stressful and overwhelming. When a new employee is welcomed to your team, think about how you can help them get through their first day. Here...

Advice for Conducting Effective Interviews

Advice for Conducting Effective Interviews

It can help you build a strong relationship with the candidate and determine if they would be a good fit for your team. It's important that every candidate feels valued and included in the interview process. Having the proper interview guidelines can help you land the...

Navigating a Job Search While Working Full-Time

Navigating a Job Search While Working Full-Time

  If you're looking for a new job, experts recommend starting your search while you're still employed. If you don't get a new job, your old one might not be waiting for you when you get desperate. Having a job allows you to feel secure and not look for a new job in a...

Effective Team Building for Remote Teams

Effective Team Building for Remote Teams

  During the pandemic, many people realized something surprising. They suddenly missed their teammates. They also learned how vital their communities are to their lives. Building a solid team when working from home takes a lot of effort. However, it's also worth it in...

What Young Professionals Need from Leaders

What Young Professionals Need from Leaders

The expectations of today's young professionals differ from those of previous generations. They value the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge and expect continuous feedback and support. According to a survey, young professionals and managers share the...

Empowering Employees to Be Better Leaders: Part 2

Empowering Employees to Be Better Leaders: Part 2

Here are three more things you can do as a manager to empower your team to develop stronger skills in leadership and independence. Offer Growth Opportunities It's important that your team members are not only able to grow but they also have the opportunity to pursue...