Fostering Leadership: Skills Development for Supervisors

Posted by Kevin Burns on May 31, 2024 10:15:00 AM

Empowering supervisors with effective leadership skills is essential for organizational success. Explore the importance of skills development for supervisors and how it impacts employee retention and team performance.



When companies neglect to train their supervisors with the skills employees value, they risk disconnection between leadership and employees. This lack of alignment can lead to decreased employee engagement, higher turnover rates, and ultimately, hindered organizational success.

Companies can bridge the gap between what employees need from their leaders and what supervisors can provide. Training supervisors with the skills that employees value is a beneficial investment and a strategic necessity for companies aiming to thrive in today's competitive business landscape.


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5 Things Supervisors Should Be Doing As Guides

Posted by Kevin Burns on May 17, 2024 10:15:00 AM

Discover 5 things that supervisor guides should be focusing on to enhance team performance and foster a positive work environment.


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How to Adopt a Positive and Solution-Focused Attitude as a Supervisor

Posted by Kevin Burns on Mar 22, 2024 10:15:00 AM

It's another day at work. The machines hum, the members of your team bustle, and the air smells of industry. But beyond the noise and the hustle lies a secret weapon—one that can transform your role as a supervisor from mundane to meaningful. It’s not a fancy gadget or a management buzzword; it’s your attitude.

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The Top Three Tools for Conducting Successful One-on-Ones with Employees

Posted by Kevin Burns on Feb 23, 2024 10:15:00 AM

Hello, my fellow supervisors! I see you there, juggling tasks, managing schedules, and keeping the wheels of your team turning. But let’s pause for a moment. Take a deep breath, because today, we’re diving into the heart of leadership—the one-on-one conversations with your team members.

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The CareFull Supervisor’s Mindset: Positive and Solution-Focused

Posted by Kevin Burns on Dec 15, 2023 10:15:00 AM

As a frontline supervisor, you face many challenges and difficulties in your role. You have to deal with the demands and expectations of your management, the needs and concerns of your employees, and the problems and issues that arise in your work environment. You may feel stressed, overwhelmed, or frustrated at times.

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5 Reasons Companies Need to Train Supervisors in Leadership Skills

Posted by Kevin Burns on Dec 1, 2023 10:15:00 AM

Frontline supervisors are the backbone of any organization. They are responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and overseeing the performance and well-being of their employees. They are the link between the management and the frontline workers, and they have a direct impact on the quality and outcomes of the work.

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The CareFull Supervisor: A New Approach to Leadership and Management

Posted by Kevin Burns on Nov 24, 2023 10:15:00 AM

My new book, The CareFull Supervisor: The Tools to Succeed and Become the Supervisor Employees Want to Have is based on the idea that supervisors should be full of care for their employees as human beings, not just as workers. It is a way of leading and managing that focuses on compassion, communication, and collaboration.

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What Keeps Supervisors Up At Night and How to Address It

Posted by Kevin Burns on Nov 10, 2023 10:15:00 AM

In the realm of supervision, sleepless nights are all too common. The anxieties, the doubts, the nagging fears - they all come with the territory. Every supervisor has faced that gnawing worry, that fear of the unknown, whether it's dealing with a challenging personality or battling the impostor syndrome, questioning their own competence in the role.

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The Losada Ratio on Positive Employee Motivation

Posted by Kevin Burns on Oct 27, 2023 10:18:00 AM

This week, we're diving into team motivation. It turns out that it matters not just what you say but how often you say it. So, let's explore the Losada Ratio and how it can transform your team's motivation.

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