Supervisor Training Programs-Missing the Mark? (Video)

Check out the short video below. I had the chance to go through a supervisor training session in recent weeks, and although I enjoyed myself and learned a few lessons, I felt like there was something missing…

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So, what do you think? Does a training program that focuses solely on the minimum “don’t do these things” really get people in the right mindset to lead well?

7 thoughts on “Supervisor Training Programs-Missing the Mark? (Video)

  1. Nice post, Ben. I’m definitely thinking about what you said as well as reflecting on my own post from last week about the “50% less depressing” employment seminar I attended. Will play around with some ideas and maybe run them by you another time.

  2. Your comments are dead on Ben

    When I was just two years old I used to call flowers, “No-Nos”, because thats what my mother would call out as I approached them.

    Sounds like we have a No-No philosophy in alot of places these days.


  3. @Krista I’d love to hear what you come up with. I made sure and shared my thoughts with the trainers. Watch… Next time they’ll just put me in charge of it. :-)

    @Frenzy *sigh* You are absolutely right. Don’t do this. Don’t do that. That isn’t allowed under our policy. Blah blah blah. How about a “yes” for once?

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