Exit Interviews

2014-02-12

Why employees leave their managers

By Drake Editorial Team

An obnoxious manager can cause even the most loyal employee to consider a job change, especially if said employee sees little chance for a promotion or transfer.

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2014-01-15

How to position yourself for your next career move

By Drake Editorial Team

Have you thoughtfully planned out your next career move? Most people have not. While they may have a vague idea of what their profession will look like in the future...

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2013-05-21

How to start a difficult discussion off right

By Drake Editorial Team

The way you begin a difficult discussion can determine its fate. If you immediately trigger defensiveness or combativeness in the other, the chances of a productive outcome drop to nearly zero.

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2012-09-12

Stopping employee de-motivators in their tracks

By Drake Editorial Team

We live in an uncertain world and always have. There is no security in a job, a career or a way of life. Sooner or later each of us must face our own reality that our security is within us...

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2012-09-12

How leaders can help teams develop

By Drake Editorial Team

Many theorists have tried to explain how and why teams develop. Each theorist offers a different perspective of leadership, but most agree that leaders need to be concerned with the group's content, process, and output.

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2012-09-10

Don't be a bully

By Drake Editorial Team

There is no room for bullying in effective leadership. Leaders must be held to a higher standard. Years ago in the 70’s and 80's, tough autocratic leadership that often bordered on bullying was viewed as effective...

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