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How to Become a More Likeable Boss

Boss 1Becoming a more likeable boss can sometimes be a difficult process to describe. It can be one characteristic that facilitates great communication and great employee relationships. It can be the special way that you show confidence in among your team. These and other events can become more easily managed with training.

While many who enter into management and leadership roles want to be genuinely liked by the workers they supervise, seeking popularity for its own sake can be a dead-end path. Many have tried to lead while seeking popularity only to find that, indeed, they are loved but not respected. Becoming a more likeable boss however does not mean you have to sacrifice respect. However, being a likeable boss and a respected boss does mean you have to learn to be more effective.

Whether you prefer an authoritative leadership style, a lenient one, or something in between, one factor that can truly enhance your effectiveness in leadership is to see yourself as serving the needs of your employees even as you serve the needs of your company or organization. Often these two sets of needs will coincide. The needs of your employees are the needs of a well-run organization as well. When they do contradict, seeing yourself as a kind of servant to your employees can help you to better weigh your priorities in both the long and short terms.

In our How to Become a More Likeable Boss Workshop, you will begin to see how important it is to develop better managerial skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, you will improve on almost every aspect of your career.

Workshop Objectives:

• Understand how to develop leadership qualities
• Know how to delegate effectively
• Choose inspirational and engaging tasks for yourself and others
• Use wisdom and understanding to lead others
• Identify the roles of your team
• Learn how to trust others and earn their trust

For inquiries about our workshops contact Darlene Hunter & Associates, LLC at 609-636-2988 or info@DarleneHunter.com Take the time to invest in yourself!

Darlene Hunter & Associates, LLC offer a unique service, One-on-One Personal Corporate Training. Schedule your training today. Get your very own personal corporate trainer.

Public workshops are also available in Orlando, FL, Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY. For a complete list of available soft skills training courses.

Darlene Hunter has been in management and leadership for over 32 years, motivating, training and developing teams for various companies and organizations. She is now focused on changing the conversation and changing the culture of organizations through her Soft Skills Training Workshops.

 

 

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Work-Life Balance

Work life balanceHaving a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You will become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be able to produce more career wise.

Work- life balance is essential to combat stress, ensuring both individual and company success. The stress associated with unbalanced lifestyles is costly; it damages productivity and increases individual health risks. Employees who have the tools to balance their professional and personal lives are happier, healthier, and more productive.

In addition to improving performance, many younger employees place a high value on work-life balance. Companies that include work-life balance as part of their culture will be able to better attract qualified candidates.

Understanding the benefits of a healthy balanced life will motivate anyone to make necessary changes. Balance will improve the lives of individual employees as well as the company culture. Learning the basics of work-life balance will also increase employee productivity, health, and morale.

Why It’s Important
A healthy balance between work and home should be a priority for everyone. Implementing proper work-life balance offers many important benefits. There are, however, many hazards linked with an unbalanced work and home life.

With our Work-Life Balance you will be managing your time better. Better time management will benefit all aspects of life; you will be working less and producing more. This workshop will show how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

Workshop Objectives:

• Explain the benefits of work life balance.
• Recognize the signs of an unbalanced life.
• Identify employer resources for a balanced lifestyle.
• Improve time management and goal setting.
• Use the most effective work methods for you.
• Create balance at work and at home.
• Manage stress.

Darlene Hunter & Associates offer a unique service, One-on-One Personal Corporate Training. Visit http://www.darlenehunter.com/training to schedule your training and to get your very own personal corporate trainer.

Public workshops are also available in Orlando, FL, Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY.

For a complete list of available soft skills training courses visit our website at http://www.darlenehunter.com/training

For inquiries contact Darlene Hunter & Associates, LLC at 609-636-2988 or info@DarleneHunter.com Take the time to invest in yourself!

Darlene Hunter has been in management and leadership for over 32 years, motivating, training and developing teams for various companies and organizations. She is now focused on changing the conversation and changing the culture of organizations through her Soft Skills Training Workshops.

 

 

Increasing Self Awareness

Self Awareness 3

Self-awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self-awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self-aware.

A vital way of becoming more effective in both business and life is by becoming more self-aware. If you can become aware of your self – your strengths and your weaknesses – then, you can become aware of the effects you create.

Only once you know your effects can you know how to change them, or even whether you should. Implementing the guidelines that we have outlined in our Self-awareness workshop is the first step in a continual process of deepening your awareness of your self and the effects you create. Becoming more effective can only deepen your rewards in both your professional and personal life.

One aspect of awareness of your mental self is being aware of your thinking style. Psychologists differentiate between two types of thinking styles: global and linear. Neither thinking style is inherently better than the other, however. These terms merely describe ways in which people process information. Global thinkers tend to be big picture thinkers. They’re more interested in the theory or concept behind something than they are in the minute details. Conversely, linear thinkers are more interested in the details than in the big picture. A linear thinker will tend to prefer step by step processes for doing things, rather than an overarching theory about them.

With our Deepening Self Awareness workshop, you will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this workshop, you will gain a new perspective on your self and your emotions, and become a valuable member to society.

Our Workshop Objectives:

• Define the self and different aspects of the self

• Learn from introspection

• Understand the nature and value of emotions

• Appreciate yourself

• Appreciate others

• Improve effectiveness

Darlene Hunter & Associates offer a unique service, One-on-One Personal Corporate Training. Visit http://www.darlenehunter.com/training to schedule your training and to get your very own personal corporate trainer.

Public workshops are also available in Orlando, FL, Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY.
For a complete list of available soft skills training courses visit our website at http://www.darlenehunter.com/training

For inquiries contact Darlene Hunter & Associates, LLC at 609-636-2988 or info@DarleneHunter.com Take the time to invest in yourself!

Darlene has been in management and leadership for over 32 years, motivating, training and developing teams for various companies and organizations. She is now focused on changing the conversation and changing the culture of organizations through her Soft Skills Training Workshops.