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Communicating, Listening, and Giving Clear Instructions and Goals

Communication styles: are you Transactional or Relational? Clear communication & listening skills How to give instructions, set expectations, and follow up When to listen and when not to listen (to reinforce only desired activity) Effects of voice tone and body language on the messages we send How to give feedback and coaching to develop your team Use your attention as positive reinforcement for valued behaviors and results

Supervisory and Leadership Foundational Skills

The role of a supervisor and leader What’s different about being a supervisor? Supervising people who were formerly your peers Authority, responsibility, and delegating How to find out your level of decision-making authority Using data to make your manager comfortable with your decisions When to ask; when to involve; when to inform Active listening and communication skills Giving specific authority and responsibility to your team Build your team with positive accountability and recognition

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