MISSOULA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Be the Manager Your Employees Want to Follow, October 31

Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement.

Keep Top Talent!

Are you a manager who lost some of your best talent? According to a recent, preliminary report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.5 million American workers willingly left their positions. Why are so many employees willing to leave their employers? Are they leaving because of their managers? By improving your management and leadership style, you will be able to keep your top talent. Yes, you can change how they feel about YOU, the manager. Small things make a big difference in how employees feel about their manager.

What You Will Learn:

Discover how great managers take extra steps to ensure their work environments are open, trusting, innovative and productive. As a result, your employees will respond positively. Learn to deal with loss of enthusiasm on the job. Find out an acceptable approach to employee motivation. Determine what behaviors you should model for effective leadership and which techniques don’t work.

Plus, this seminar will provide you with tools to:

Communicate clear directions, priorities and performance expectations

Deliver constructive support and encouragement, even when an employee fails to meet expectations

Teach employees to learn from successes and failures and to embrace both

Provide incentives for above-average performance efforts

Recognize employees’ contributions and efforts in ways they appreciate

Offer sincere, helpful feedback in a timely manner

Create a clear commitment to professional development

Facilitate open discussions with employees about career growth opportunities

Delegate meaningful work and significant responsibilities

Practice progressive discipline to reduce negative attitudes and behaviors

Build opportunities to empower employees with a sense of ownership by lessening approvals and checkpoints

Position employees to solve problems on their own, using their best judgment


- Assess Where You Are

- Assessing Your Organization

- Promoting Employee Productivity

- Coaching and Developing Your Employees For Success

- Focus On Outcomes

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