Would you like to spend less time addressing personnel issues and more time focusing on your work in the world? Learning how to create a foundation of clear expectations and mutual accountability is one of the most powerful and least frequently utilized practices that will set you and your staff up for success. We also explore the impact of reducing assumptions and uncertainty, and share how simple, pragmatic tools like workplans and regular standardized check-ins empower both you and your staff. If you’ve been a supervisor for decades or less than a year, this webinar helps you and your team operate with greater clarity, trust, and accountability.
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Contact: Ellie Stanley and Kristi Chester Vance, TREC Staff
Work Plans | Sample & Template
Work plans are essential for setting employees up for success- they bring clarity to expectations, enrich feedback and review processes, and help align each staff member's work with the overall operating plan of your organization. Read more about the Work Plan Template and create your own work plans using the template to get started.
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Decisiveness is one of the most valued traits in a leader. Learn more about the process of how we make decisions, where we can get hung up, and how to become more decisive, as well as to create clearer decision-making processes amongst your team. In this tutorial, Kristi also unpacks the ways that our identities affect our relationship to decisiveness.
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Foundations of Management
Most conservationists and activists don’t have degrees in management, so we can struggle to create processes to set our staff up for success. This tutorial walks through a straightforward, five-part process that demystifies supervision and increases your ability to create a foundation for your staff that leads to more impact and less time spent dealing with personnel challenges.
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