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The Leader’s Dilemma: How to Balance Two Important Needs [Webinar]

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Have you ever struggled to decide whether it is more important to support your people or your agency? On the one hand, you want to do the right thing to take care of those on the frontline, but you’ve also got to make sure that the work gets done. Most supervisors, managers, and executives have encountered this dilemma.

In fact, it’s a commonly mentioned concern in management training classes. In this webinar, Dr. Ed Sherman will discuss the balance between productivity and ensuring that employees have the assistance and resources that are necessary to function effectively. While sometimes considered as being in opposition to one another, these two needs can and should exist in a parallel, complimentary manner to produce the best possible outcomes, as will become evident during this training.

Take Aways:

Achieve agency goals and objectives while concurrently supporting staff members to maximize cooperation, morale, and productivity.

  • Enhance methods of workplace communication and interaction.
  • Identify and resolve concerns and issues before they escalate.
  • Increase staff commitment, involvement, and participation.


Ed Sherman, Psy.D.,
Principal Managing Partner, Sherman Consulting
Dr. Ed Sherman is an organizational consultant, executive coach, and leadership development specialist. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, and holds Master’s degrees in management and psychology. Dr. Sherman has 40 years of experience in public safety having served as a law enforcement officer, firefighter, and paramedic. He worked for many years in the law enforcement profession in San Diego in various assignments including serving as a Criminal Intelligence Supervisor for the California Department of Justice. Dr. Sherman has provided services to both public and private entities such as after-action reviews, assessments, training, team building, and process improvement facilitation for staff at all levels.



The Leader's Dilemma: How to Balance Two Important Needs [Webinar]

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