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Monday, October 15, 2018
There are two key traits that make a great leader: curiosity and concern. Asking questions about employees' day-to-day lives demonstrates respect for workers’ ideas, feelings, and opinions....
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Monday, October 15, 2018
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, both New York City and state passed the country’s most strident workplace sexual harassment laws, the majority of which went into effect last week. The...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
It’s estimated that finding and training an employee to replace one who has left can cost up to twice the original employee’s salary. Clearly, it makes sense to do everything you can to...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
It’s common knowledge that employees want clearly defined paths for professional development, but in the real world, asking for and getting a promotion isn’t always easy. There are several...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
It’s estimated that cybercrime caused more than $1.33 billion in monetary damages in 2016 alone. While organizations are doing more to prevent such attacks, it’s clear that cybercriminals...
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Friday, October 5, 2018
Cybersecurity is a major problem for most U.S.-based organizations, and it’s abundantly clear that the weakest link in the chain is employees. Most experts agree that robust training is...
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Friday, October 5, 2018
Employee training is a huge industry, with most companies expending tremendous resources to keep their workforce competitive. Unfortunately, though, a lot of times those resources are...
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Friday, October 5, 2018
The modern workplace is designed to encourage and reward assertive individuals. The stereotypical boss is usually imagined as an aggressive person, even mean when they need to be, yelling...
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Friday, October 5, 2018
There’s no shortage of theory when it comes to employee engagement, and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution; however, there is one key element glaringly missing from the conversation:...
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Friday, October 5, 2018
Most would agree the Holy Grail of the workplace is to increase productivity while reducing stress . . . but is that possible? The more work a person does, the more stress it creates, right...
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Monday, October 1, 2018
Most business leaders understand the importance of fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, but doing so can be difficult. It’s important that leaders be trained in inclusive...
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Monday, October 1, 2018
There’s a lot of talk about the importance of employee engagement and how leaders need to focus on re-energizing disengaged employees. It’s important to note that disengagement is another...
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Monday, October 1, 2018
In the past, Walmart expressed interest in modernizing its training using cutting-edge technology and dipping its toes into the world of augmented and virtual reality. Now it seems the...
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Monday, October 1, 2018
Becoming agile is a lofty goal for many organizations and will require a significant change in how leadership conducts itself both functionally and philosophically. It also requires a...
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Monday, October 1, 2018
It’s no secret that there’s a skills gap issue. In fact, recent studies indicate 80 percent of those in the workforce (both employees and managers) feel the abilities employees are bringing...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
According to recent research, 64 percent of bosses said they valued and encouraged creativity. The same study asked these bosses’ employees if they agreed their organization’s leadership...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Technological and cultural shifts are keeping organizations on their heels. To keep up, remain competitive, and, most importantly, retain talented workers, workplaces need strong leadership...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Offering negative feedback is an uncomfortable prospect, but it’s necessary if positive change is to occur. However, we never know how our input will be received, and we have no control...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Organizations are ever-changing entities. That’s why it’s important for high-ranking leadership to always be thinking about the next generation of managers. Workforces fluctuate, older...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
The UK is launching a website to support employees’ mental health. The site offers training, information, and resources to help workers address their emotional well-being. The project is a...
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