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Katy Tynan is an expert in the future of work. She is the author of How Did I Not See This Coming: The New Manager’s Guide to Avoiding Total Disaster (ATD Press, December 2017) and Survive Your Promotion. Tynan is the founder and chief talent strategist at Liteskip Consulting Group.

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New manager

Where to Find Support as a New Manager

By | Posted Apr 3, 2018

Imagine waking up one morning and finding yourself in a different country. Your house is the same, but everything else has changed. […]

Team collaborate

Why Some Work Teams Collaborate Better Than Others

By | Posted Mar 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

Why do some teams work well together while others don’t? It seems like such a simple question, but the secret […]

Managers as coaches

How (and Why) Managers Serve as Coaches in the Workplace

By | Posted Jan 2, 2018

In the last few years, the idea of coaching has become a popular way to think about how to manage. […]

Leading as an introvert

Introverts as Leaders: How to Be an Effective Manager as an Introvert

By | Posted Jul 31, 2017

Are introverts just as suited to leadership roles as their extroverted colleagues? Our growing understanding of leadership tells us this […]

Women leaders

Networking and Career Development for the Next Women Leaders

By | Posted Jul 10, 2017

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that women leaders have been answering since […]

The role of a manager

What Does It Mean To Be A Manager In Today’s Workplace?

By | Posted Jun 5, 2017

What words come to mind when we think about what managers do? Crack open a thesaurus and we find a […]

Time management tips and techniques

Effective Time Management Tips And Techniques That Fit You For Work

By | Posted May 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

Time management skills top the list of soft skills in today’s job market. Why? Ask anyone how they are doing […]

Team leader

Inputs Vs. Outputs: Where Should Your Focus Lie As A Team Leader?

By | Posted Apr 10, 2017 | 3 Comments

I was sitting in on a sales team meeting a few weeks ago, listening to them talk about how they […]

Goal setting for managers

3 Keys To Setting SMART And Achievable Goals As A New Manager

By | Posted Feb 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

Goal setting is one of the fundamental skills that managers need to be successful, in part because goals are one […]

unexpected employee turnover

4 Ways To Avoid Unexpected Employee Turnover

By | Posted Dec 19, 2016

The typical person changes jobs over 11 times in their career. With average tenures in the low single digits, turnover has become part of life. But you have the choice to be proactive. Keep surprises to a minimum, and you won’t be blindsided by unexpected employee turnover.

retaining top talent

Retaining Top Talent: 5 Things Employees Value More Than Money

By | Posted Nov 18, 2016

Even if you have plenty of room in your budget to pay everyone on your team over and above market rates, money isn’t the only thing that keeps people happy and engaged at work.

goal setting

Goal Setting Is Still The Most Effective Way To Manage Performance

By | Posted Oct 21, 2016 | 3 Comments

The more things change, the more one thing has remained the same. Goal setting (based on mutually agreed-upon goals) is still one of the most effective tools in the manager’s toolbox for managing performance.

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