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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Regardless of how high-performing we may be, we all have areas which may call for improvement, both known and unknown. Sometimes we uncover these areas for improvement but lack the...
The Buzz
Friday, December 8, 2017
According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employees think managers are “unnecessary.” Weston-based Ultimate Software surveyed more than 2,000 employees and found that many employees are...
Insights
Monday, December 11, 2017
Only about a third of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs, according to a Gallup poll. If you’re a leader or manager, you can make a difference by writing in a way that engages employees...
Insights
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Employees are going to make mistakes. A supervisor’s reaction to those “teachable moments” separates the most effective leaders from the most scorned leaders. A manager's good intentions...
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
In Today’s Business World, You Are What You Write Good writing can launch a career. It has the power to break through clutter and capture readers’ imaginations. And good writing is not just...
Insights
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
If you’re a small business owner, independent contractor, or PR or marketing specialist, you recognize the power of social media to generate visibility and new business opportunities. The...
Insights
Monday, November 13, 2017
Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t new, but the topic has gained attention recently. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome...
Blog Post
Friday, October 20, 2017
Here’s something I hear a lot from companies ranging from IT to manufacturing: “we have a great group of managers but most of them don’t have any experience as managers.” Translation: we...
TD Magazine
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
This model offers methods to overcome the barriers to achieving regular, ongoing feedback. The current climate surrounding performance appraisals leans toward the abandonment of the...
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Insights
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
People skills: Attentive listing, observing, and reading; perceiving and empathizing; effective and appropriate use of words, tone, expressions and gestures (verbal, written, and otherwise)...
Insights
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
“Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” —Ken Blanchard Athletes serious about improving their fitness and physical capabilities have always known the value of feedback. How do you know if...
Insights
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
If you lead a team of employees, or have ever been in a management role of any kind, you probably found yourself in a scenario like this: You have been given a new process for your team or...
Insights
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
My karate teacher Frank Gorman likes to say, “We are all products of our habits. Good habits? Bad habits? That is your choice.” What are you really prepared to require? What strong...
Insights
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
We are living in a fast-changing and constantly evolving world, especially in the United States. Consider a few headlines:           Leadership is more than just a science, more than just...
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Collaboration is a great way to make use of the brilliant minds you’ve hired. However, when you search for “why collaboration doesn’t work” online, you’ll find dozens of articles from...
Insights
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Good Work Habits: Self-Presentation, Timeliness, Organization, Productivity, Quality, Follow-Through, Consistency, Initiative Basic work habits are matters of self-management, which has...
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
According to a recent Mobileinsurance.com survey, the average person spends up to 23 days a year staring at their phone screens. That’s almost a month per year! This stat doesn’t surprise...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Years ago, I heard Yorkshire-born poet and author David Whyte speak at a conference. David spoke of the newly married, young man who is often frustrated (and even a little irritated) that...
Insights
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Managers don’t magically lose their need for communicating when they ascend a rung on the ladder. In fact, it’s especially important that managers be able to communicate, including in...
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