When one of your managers says something stupid

So what would you do? Here’s a real-life situation: An upper level manager is running a cross-training session for off-site employees. One of the folks being trained is a woman in her late 50s. She’s extraordinarily talented at her job with great performance reviews and highly recognized in the industry, but she’s a bit overwhelmed with the new training requiring her to learn new and unfamiliar … [Read more...]

ManageElite adds FLSA training

ManageElite, the affordable and easy to use management training program, has just added a new module on FLSA, the Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA module includes an interactive presentation, quiz, and a handout on the Top 10 FLSA issues. It focuses on what frontline managers need to know about exempt and nonexempt employees – the kind of things that crop up every day that can get a … [Read more...]

Let’s talk – manager to manager

I'd like to have a candid conversation with you about management and staff training and why ManageElite might be a good fit for you – you'll be the judge ... Like most dads, I'm unabashedly proud of my baby, ManageElite. As the VP/Product Development, I helped conceive it, spent nine months (at least) developing it, was there for delivery and have nurtured it every day since. It's a product … [Read more...]

Take the Management Challenge Quiz

Think you are a sharp manager? You might be surprised by what you don't know. So test your management savvy by taking The Management Challenge Quiz, which was produced by the good folks at ManageElite. As a manager, you should know the answers to most of these quiz questions, but you might be surprised how many managers don't. You can go the quiz by clicking here. Anyway, it's a great way to … [Read more...]

ManageElite adds new modules for 2nd anniversary

ManageElite, the most affordable, easy-to-use, innovative training program for managers, celebrated its second birthday and is now adding new training modules. "In the past two years, we've helped thousands become better managers -- whether they were first-time managers or experienced pros. I hear it in the feedback I get from them every day," says John Walston, ManageElite's VP/Product … [Read more...]

iQuiz: Leadership Trivia No. 5 – Before They Were Famous

What do you really know about the leaders whose names pop up in the headlines all the time? You know the ones. Warren Buffett, Elizabeth Warren, Richard Branson, Sonia Sotomayor, Mitt Romney and more. They’re rich, they’re tough, they’re smart, etc. But what do you know about them before they became famous? This Leadership Trivia quiz looks back at them before anyone really heard of them. We … [Read more...]

ManageElite: Try Our 30-Day Free Trial

If you haven’t tried our ManageElite online management training program, you can test drive it for 30 days free of charge. Plus, your managers can start training in just minutes. No installation, just click and go. The training modules are great, concise and to the  point. Click here to take ManageElite for a spin today. … [Read more...]

The Top 10 White Lies Managers Tell – Infographic

For the most part, executives and managers are honest people. But all of us find ourselves in the position of telling a “little white lie” from time to time. ManageElite asked 1,133 executives and managers which “white lies” they have told. We gave them a list of 33 lies. Here are the Top 10. How many have you told? 1. “I was just getting ready to call you.”  49.4% A convenient lie for those … [Read more...]

iQuiz: Leadership Trivia No. 4 – Secret Service Code Names

As most of you know, the U.S. Secret Service has code names for many of the people it is charged to protect – Presidents, their families, top cabinet members, notable politicians, celebrities that visit the White House, etc. That's today's leadership trivia quiz. Those code names don’t necessarily have special meaning. And in some cases (like the President), the person being protected even gets … [Read more...]

IQuiz: Leadership Trivia No. 3

Wanna have some fun and learn something, too? Do you know who the most powerful women in the world is? Who invented the swivel chair? Which president was the first to be born in a hospital? Take ManageElite’s Leadership Quiz. Find out how much you know about some of the famous leaders that have come before you. Open quiz in new window Training for your management team Upgrade your management … [Read more...]