Support for Managers

Build Trust. Inspire Well-being. Motivate Performance.

Helping employees thrive in the workplace has a lot to do with the little things that happen day-to-day to affect overall team morale and performance – and getting support in a few key areas is a good way to empower yourself and your team to be successful. LifeWorks, Abbott's Employee Assistance and Work/Life partner, has the resources to help you help your team.

TALK TO AN EXPERT

A quick phone call with an expert can come in handy when you face large and small issues with your team. Get confidential coaching from a Manager Service Consultant on how to help motivate employees, build your skills to manage stress, handle team dynamics and other hot topics. Call LifeWorks for a free and confidential consultation.

ATTEND A SEMINAR

Join a webinar to hear advice from experts on managing the unique needs of your team. If you work in Lake County, register for an in-person seminar.

FIND A SEMINAR

IMPROVE YOUR MANAGEMENT SKILLS​

LifeWorks offers articles, handbooks, and podcasts to help you manage a successful team.

ACCESS LIBRARY FOR MANAGERS 12 WAYS TO BE A BETTER MANAGER

INSPIRE EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING

Physical and emotional health both have a role in the workplace. Feeling your best at work spreads a greater sense of well-being for your job and personal life.

Reward and Motivate Employees

Learn simple techniques to increase employee energy and engagement.

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Support Employee Well-being​

Tools and resources to help you promote a healthy workplace.

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GROW YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS

A little help can go a long way in helping you and your team reach their full potential.

 Establish Trust

    Look at a few practical ways you can expand your skill set as a manager.
    Trust Tips

    Promote a culture of trust with empowerment and open communication.

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    Build Trust

    Find practical advice for focusing on the characteristics that have the greatest influence on gaining trust.

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 Communicate Well

    Learning to communicate effectively boosts team morale and helps employees be more productive.
    Manager Communication Tips​

    Effective communication techniques for managers.​

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    Be an Effective Coach​

    Strategies for helping employees learn and develop.​

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 Manage Performance

    Staying on top of teams’ performance is an essential skill of a great leader, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy task. These resources can help you handle the challenging and rewarding conversations.
    Managing Performance Problems

    Coach your team through performance improvements.

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    Giving Feedback at Work

    Give feedback that helps employees learn and grow, and become better at their jobs.

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    Managing People Conflicts

    Steps to take when dealing with employee conflicts in the workplace.

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GET THINGS DONE AND EASE STRESS

Juggling the demands of your team and striving to meet your own goals can be a challenge. Here are a few practical tips to help you get it all done!

Building Your Personal Resilience as a Manager

Resilient managers, like resilient people, can bounce back from adversity, stay focused and productive through change, and thrive when things get tough. 

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Effectively Manage Workload

Learn key ways to manage workload to boost your team's resilience and remove barriers to improve productivity.

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SHARE WITH YOUR TEAM

Download these PDFs to share with your team.

Let LifeWorks help with your family, work, money and life! Check out the LifeWorks programs and tools available for you and your eligible family members. Open PDF

Help employees thrive through change. Managers can get tips and practical ideas for communicating with your team and supporting their needs through different types of change. Open PDF​​

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CONTACT LIFEWORKS

LifeWorks can help you with almost any personal or work-related issue.

Call: LifeWorks at (800) 626-0738
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Visit: abbott.lifeworks.com​​
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