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Monday, August 15, 2022
Scores of books have been written about good leadership, but what if it was as simple as two words? Active listening is the key to being a good leader—everything else is over-complication....
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Monday, August 15, 2022
Whether it’s a raise, more vacation time, or training you need to be more effective in your role, asking for what you need at work is difficult. Managing your professional life, though, is...
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Monday, August 15, 2022
There are currently 125 million full-time employees in the US. Of them, a little more than half say they can do their jobs remotely. That means about 70 million workers want a change. One...
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Monday, August 15, 2022
For the past eight weeks, thousands of UK residents have been piloting a four-day workweek. They’re expected to maintain the same level of productivity and are being paid the same amount of...
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Monday, August 15, 2022
When work becomes impersonal and transactional, employees become burned out and disillusioned. This isn’t an infrequent phenomenon. According to recent studies, 77 percent of workers are...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
Employers need to learn the hard lessons of the Great Resignation. And no, it’s not because “no one wants to work anymore.” The world of work is changing, and organizations that fall behind...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
One of the best ways to prevent burnout is to set healthy and realistic professional boundaries, and one of the best times to do that is when you start a new job. “When you start a...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
There’s something bad bosses do, and Patrick Radden Keef sums it up perfectly in Empire of Pain, an analysis of the leadership at Purdue Pharma. In a discussion with a former executive at...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
Mentoring can have tremendous positive impacts on the mentor, the mentee, and the organization as a whole, but it’s a high-stakes game. Mentors spend their time, attention, and resources to...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
If you’re a leader for long enough, it’s inevitable that you’ll encounter a situation where an employee transgresses in a way that would be considered fireable. Now, sometimes these actions...
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Monday, August 1, 2022
With the huge amount of training resources available, why do skills gaps persist? And why are they so extreme? According to research by McKinsey, 87 percent of employees lack the skills...
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Monday, August 1, 2022
Employee burnout is one of the main causes of turnover, but fighting burnout isn’t as simple as easing workloads or hiring more people. Some business leaders are looking at wellness...
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Monday, August 1, 2022
The era of video meetings is in full swing, and it’s not looking like this trend will be going away any time soon. However, many people find these digital meeting places unnerving, and...
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Monday, August 1, 2022
Workplaces are getting more diverse, but that doesn’t mean that inclusion will follow as a matter of course. Creating a culture of belonging takes intention—it doesn’t happen organically....
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Monday, August 1, 2022
In the past few months, several companies have been re-evaluating their return to office policies. Apple, for instance, has gone back on its three-day-a-week return, citing rising COVID-19...
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Friday, July 22, 2022
The global state of work is in shambles. According to recent studies, 60 percent of workers are detached from their jobs and almost 20 percent are miserable.
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Friday, July 22, 2022
As workforces become more distributed, digital methods of interaction have become more prevalent. Communication methods that worked for in-person meetings are now less likely to be...
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Friday, July 22, 2022
Organizational success is directly tied to the ability of your workforce to evolve. Training is a major factor in this however, many companies learning and development initiatives are...
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Friday, July 22, 2022
Soft skills are difficult to teach but are critical to your employees well-being and your organizations overall success. The best approach for teaching soft skills is to start with a skills...
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Friday, July 22, 2022
One of the largest pilot programs to disrupt the world of work as we know it is underway in the UK. The four-day workweek is growing in popularity, and in most instances, it has been...
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