How to Avoid Major Pitfalls as Manager

For a company to achieve success, mid-level managers must successfully direct employees. This involves recognizing and avoiding the biggest pitfalls. Less-effective managers typically don’t have the right soft skills to lead, perhaps because they never had essential training in how to manage people. Simply put, bad managers don’t have the sensibility, sensitivity, and understanding required… Read more »

NSC Acquires Superior Resource Group: Expanding Service Lines and Capabilities Nationwide

  NSC is pleased to announce that it has acquired Superior Resource Group. June 30, 2017 – White Wolf Capital LLC (“White Wolf”) is pleased to announce that NSC, LLC (“NSC”) has acquired Superior Resource Group, Inc. (“SRG”).  White Wolf recapitalized NSC, in partnership with NSC’s management team, in November 2016.  The acquisition allows both… Read more »

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs Discovered in These Behavioral Interview Questions

  Most professionals come into job interviews so prepared for the typical questions, so rehearsed to give the “right” answers – it makes you wonder what the point is to asking questions like: “What is your biggest weakness?” Many applicants come ready to respond to questions on working together, initiative, communication abilities, and leadership skills.… Read more »

How to Handle Tough Conversations With Your Employees

From addressing a bad performance to describing the impacts of budget cuts, there are many situations where you probably don’t want to talk to your employees. However, delivering bad news goes hand-in-hand with being in a position of authority. There’s no escaping it. Conversations about bad news are some of the most critical discussions we… Read more »

Can You (and Should You) Manage Without Being Pushy?

Giving advice and criticism to your employees requires maintaining a tricky equilibrium. You don’t want to be too aggressive for fear of pushing them away or creating resentment. You don’t want to be too timid for fear of not getting your message across. Most workers thrive when their manager expresses belief in them, encourages them… Read more »

Nine Things Good Managers Don’t Do

Good employees are hard to find … and difficult to replace. With this in mind – realize that some employees don’t quit because they dislike their job; they quit because they dislike their boss. The majority of managers are well-intentioned people, and nobody wants to drive people away – but sometimes managers fall into bad… Read more »