20+ min read · Jun 15th · Sharp folks from across the First Round community share the small habits that great managers do, including delivering feedback with care, opening up about failure, and sending praise up the chain.
The signs that you have a great manager are the actions you don't think about until later
Great managers demonstrate self-awareness and empathy by sharing their working style preferences and development areas
5 min read · May 11th · When attracting talent, a collective mission is more important than job descriptions and compensation packages.
There is a fundamental difference between hiring people to do what you want and hiring people who already want what you want. The value of any particular skill is likely to degrade over time. On the other hand, people who share your mission and values can acquire the skills needed to achieve your shared objectives.
The difference between success and failure will not be in the formulation of job descriptions and compensation packages, but in the ability to articulate a higher purpose.
4 min read · May 7th · Three research-backed benefits.
giving compliments can make us even happier than receiving them
First, and perhaps most obviously, practicing kindness will be immensely helpful to our colleagues. Being recognized at work helps reduce employee burnout and absenteeism, and improves employee well-being
8 min read · From 2019 · Here are a selection of tweets from February 2019 that you don't want to miss: Leading with Emotional Intelligence by @SteveGutzler VIDEO: Using describing language, rather than naming language, when…