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How to Hire Employees with Strong Self-Management Skills

It makes a huge difference to hire for social-emotional competencies.  So, you want to know HOW?  In this paper, I share my favorite interview questions to evaluate for the competencies of self-regulation and self-motivation. Ask questions in the interview process … Continue reading

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Hiring for Success– part 1

Hiring is Priority 1!  Jim Collins says the first thing you have to do to take your organization from Good to Great is “get the right people on the bus.”  I have found this to be true as well. So, … Continue reading

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Who Needs Emotional Intelligence?

By Dr. Ginny Trierweiler Mary felt deep passion for the mission of the organization where she had worked for nearly 20 years.  Now working as an office manager and very relationship-oriented, she maintained a lot of contact with clients, many … Continue reading

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Another Key to Success in the Transition to Management

 By Dr. Ginny Trierweiler In my last two posts, I addressed five keys to becoming effective in a new management position: 1. Get Clarity about Your New Role 2. Acknowledge Power Differences 3.  Give Clear Expectations and Feedback 4. Coach Employees to Success … Continue reading

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The 7th Key to Making a Successful Transition to Management

In previous posts, I addressed six keys to becoming effective in a new management position: 1. Get Clarity about Your New Role 2. Acknowledge Power Differences 3.  Give Clear Expectations and Feedback 4. Coach Employees to Success 5.  Choose Your … Continue reading

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Bring your Authentic Self to a new Management Position

Bring your Strengths – and your most Authentic Self– to Work each day.  In many organizations, it’s the employees who are really good at their jobs who are promoted to management.  They want to excel in this role, too, but … Continue reading

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2 More Keys to Successful Adjustment to a Management Promotion

By Dr. Ginny Trierweiler In our last post, we addressed three keys to becoming effective in a new middle-management position, which were: 1. Get Clarity about Your New Role 2. Acknowledge Power Differences 3.  Give Clear Expectations and Feedback In this post, … Continue reading

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Promoted to Management? 3 Keys to Becoming a Great Manager

By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Ginny Trierweiler Consulting _________ “Promoted” from psychologist to mental health center manager and director more than 20 years ago, I had the opportunity to experience first-hand the excitement and disillusionment, pitfalls and opportunities that accompanied this “promotion.”  Since then, … Continue reading

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