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.
Support Employee Well-being
Tools and resources to help you promote a healthy workplace.
GROW YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS
A little help can go a long way in helping you and your team reach their full potential.
Look at a few practical ways you can expand your skill set as a manager.
Promote a culture of trust with empowerment and open communication.
Find practical advice for focusing on the characteristics that have the greatest influence on gaining trust.
Learning to communicate effectively boosts team morale and helps employees be more productive.
Manager Communication Tips
Effective communication techniques for managers.
Be an Effective Coach
Strategies for helping employees learn and develop.
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.
Giving Feedback at Work
Give feedback that helps employees learn and grow, and become better at their jobs.
Managing People Conflicts
Steps to take when dealing with employee conflicts in the workplace.
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.
Effectively Manage Workload
Learn key ways to manage workload to boost your team's resilience and remove barriers to improve productivity.
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.
How To Use LifeWorks
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.
Thriving Through Workplace Change