Sharon Daniels

Sharon Daniels is CEO of AchieveGlobal , a world leader in providing exceptional interpersonal business skills, giving companies the workforce they need for business results. Located in more than 40 countries, AchieveGlobal offers multi-language, learning-based solutions - globally, regionally and locally. Contact her at Sharon.daniels@achieveglobal.com .

Articles by Sharon Daniels

Rewards & Recognition, Talent Management

11 Things That Might Make YOUR Workers Happy

Top 11

Joy, happiness and jolliness are what we all seem to want – perhaps especially at this time of year.

And, since I’m writing this post in mid-December, it seems apropos to revisit a recent YahooNews article titled, 11 Things That Make Workers Happy.

Over the past few years, I’ve written about a number of these strategies and tactics, from using internal motivators, to embracing the idea of teleworking, to striking the right work-life balance. Read more…

HR Basics, HR Management

The 3 Hallmarks You Need in a Successful New Manager

The transition to a new manager role can be difficult, as most HR professionals know. (Photo illustration by Dreamstime.)

The step up from employee to supervisor has always been a big one. Taking on new assignments, getting work done through others, shifting from buddy to boss – any one of these transitions is a handful. Together, they can be overwhelming, as any novice supervisor knows.

In the past, new supervisors could learn the ropes in their first few months in the role. Managers and other supervisors might point out pitfalls or even step in when things got rough.

Today, though, it’s a new world.

Changes in the workplace, with the recession mantra of “do more with less,” thrust new supervisors into pivotal roles with little time to get up to speed. For many, daunting demands outweigh the thrill of promotion. Today, most new leaders are drowning in expectations. Read more…