Level Up Leadership

Six Things Great Leaders Do To Help Their Employees Succeed

Employee success is intrinsically tied to the success of the leader. A leader can’t truly succeed if their employees are not succeeding, and vice versa. It is always useful to work on personal career development and to build leadership skills, but a great leader also spends a significant portion of their time helping their employees…

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Employee Demands are Changing – Is Your Leadership Ready?

Fifty years ago, the main thing that employees expected from a job was a paycheck. People were told that they should get the best paying job they could, and that was that. But times have changed. The modern employee realizes that a job with better pay isn’t always the job that’s best for the individual.…

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The Importance of Connecting with Your Employees

Not everyone has to be best friends at your workplace, but the better people get along with each other, and – perhaps even more importantly – the more people respect each other, the better your office will function. Employee satisfaction is a multi-faceted beast. It involves satisfaction from the work itself, satisfaction from the effect…

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Simple Ways to Increase Employee Productivity in the Workplace

There are plenty of things that you can do as a manager to get more out of your employees, but many of those options can end up being demotivating and ultimately counterproductive. For example, being more available to your team could help foster productivity, but if “leadership” crosses over to “micromanagement,” that’s going to destroy…

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How to Set Goals That Align with Your Employee’s Passions

In a perfect world, every employee would be completely self-motivated, able to set their own goals, and able to achieve their highest potential without any outside guidance. Unfortunately, that’s not the world we live in. In our current workplace culture, employees generally both want and need their bosses to be more akin to coaches –…

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How Does Celebration Create a Motivational Workplace Culture?

At this point, we’ve all heard the statistics about employee engagement and how engagement relates to motivation, productivity, loyalty, and profits. But for anyone who hasn’t heard, here are a few highlights: Highly engaged teams are, on average, 21% more profitable.Highly engaged teams have 59% less turnover.Employees who feel that their voices are heard are…

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Work Wins Worth Celebrating as a Team

Celebrating work victories is an essential part of remembering why you do the work you do, and staying motivated. Team celebrations help remind everyone that each team member has something important to contribute, and just how much that work is appreciated. Of course, not every little victory can be celebrated in equal measure. If you…

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