One of the things that I remember strongly from my days as a service/bar industry employee is that a lot of the managers could really use some effective leadership training. Which is why I wrote a short guideline containing…
6 Tips For Being An Effective Manager
There’s plenty of reasons why this article is necessary, but it all boils down to this:
That managers/leaders in the service industry tend to run things like military boot camp and oftentimes are more like slave drivers than actual leaders.
Now I’m sure there’s going to be plenty of disagreement from the other side. However, I can also just as easily diffuse all of their arguments with one of my own.
That time and again science, psychology, experience, and just common sense would tell you that positive encouragement works a lot better than negative reinforcement. It’s all so simple if you think about it.
A happy worker is going to be more productive and effective than a guy who hates his job and his boss and is only there because he needs the money; NOT because he actually wants to be here.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy the article.
Until next time,