Bob Marsenich

MANAGERS, ENGAGEMENT, & EXECUTION

I sent this article to some friends the other day.  It is a great piece on how important it is to train managers, so they keep employees engaged and profitability increasing.  It is a great 2-minute read. You can find the article at: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-economys-last-best-hope-superstar-middle-managers-11553313606?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=4 I receive a response that I thought was spot on, from …

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SEMINARS FALL 2018

MAKE WORK MORE ENJOYABLE The Cost of Conflict 25 percent of employees said that avoiding conflict led to sickness or absence from work. Equally alarming, nearly 10 percent reported that workplace conflict led to project failure and more than one-third said that conflict resulted in someone leaving the company, either through firing or quitting. Those …

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YOUR BRAIN AT WORK

  YOUR BRAIN AT WORK WHERE NEUROSCIENCE AND PERFORMANCE MEET A PRESENTATION BY GLACIER HR SERVICES, INC. (GHRS) Leaders need to understand how their own brain and how the brain of others work.  The circuitry for knowing yourself is so similar to that of knowing others, there is a good chance that leaders who are …

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** EVENT ** Protecting and Preventing People and Organizations from Sexual Harassment

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce 825 E. Front St. Missoula, MT 59802 Preventing & Protecting People & Organizations from Sexual Harassment This seminar will give participants a brief overview in the following topics. You will know the risks and red flag areas you need to watch …

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Supervisors Have It Tougher

SUPERVISORS HAVE IT TOUGHER by Bob Marsenich   Although psychologists and supervisors are both in the business of managing and changing behaviors, supervisors have it tougher than psychologists, in my humble opinion. And, if you don’t believe me, ask any supervisor. First of all, psychologists receive eight years of training in understanding and changing human …

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Emotional Intensive at Work

  Emotional Intensive at Work   Here are some rules to live by, at least for me. In organizational living, always stop negative emotional intensity.  Positive emotional intensity is a good thing, like creativity, excitement, lively discussion and problem-solving. Always stop negative emotional intensity by: Keeping calm (emotions tend to match each other—negative begets more …

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Be Aware or Beware

Be Aware or Beware–Razzing or Harassment by Bob Marsenich A good-natured razzing is very different from harassment.  A ribbing carries with it a bucket of fun, in the eyes of the beholder.  If you are giving the ribbing, you had better also learn to read nonverbal behaviors.  Communication experts tell us that 55% of the …

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