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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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Friday, February 24, 2017
The headline “Improve Employee Engagement” is everywhere in the business culture. Employee engagement is a term used by human resource professionals that represents the degree that...
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Employees are generally content with their current boss, but there's still room for improvement. A new study has found that while most employees are happy with their managers, certain...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
High potential employees, also referred to as HIPOs, are workers that show ambition, dedication, determination, and a number of qualities that suggest they will succeed in their field. Many...
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
According to CNN, “Americans are quitting their jobs at the fastest pace since early 2008.” When you look at the numbers, it is difficult to deny the fact that there are just as many...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Hewlett-Packard, based in Palo Alto, California, received a 2015 ATD Excellence in Practice Award at ATD 2016 International Conference & EXPO for its Welcome to Management (W2M) program.  ...
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Friday, July 1, 2016
How would you feel if you started at a new organization and it took months to meet your manager? Would you feel valued? Would you know what to work on? Would you stay? As shocking as it may...
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TD Magazine
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Managers who also are ground-floor leaders have two main objectives with respect to their leadership, explains Dan Schwartz in this month's issue of TD at Work: They seek to develop their...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Ask any manager what line item takes up the majority of their operating budget and you will almost always get the same answer: people. Companies spend billions each year to hire, develop,...
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Thursday, November 5, 2015
If you’re managing people, chances are you’re managing at least one Millennial. That’s because this year, Millennials, people who are ages 18-34 in 2015, overtook Generation X as the...
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Thursday, August 27, 2015
A recent article in Forbes asserted that the movement for employee engagement was fading away, much like the Total Quality Movement (TQM) of the late 1980s and early 1990s. In my opinion,...
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Monday, August 24, 2015
Knowing how to effectively give positive feedback is a powerful tool to develop employee skills and talent. Yet leaders on the front lines, middle management, and upper tiers of...
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Monday, June 29, 2015
I just finished reading The Boys in the Boat, a fantastic underdog story about the University of Washington’s Crew Team and their quest to win Gold at Nazi Germany’s 1936 Berlin Olympic...
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Monday, March 9, 2015
Many organizations spend the first quarter of a new year implementing organizational changes. These plans could impact organizational structure, operating procedures, performance standards,...
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Monday, January 12, 2015
A little more than a year ago, I was hired by Direct Energy Home Services to be the vice president of training. My team delivers sales and communication training, primarily in a classroom...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Autonomy  The second motivator is about independence, choice, and autonomy. With autonomy comes respect, as well as responsibility. Involve the Millennials in making decisions to improve...
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Friday, August 8, 2014
Managers are the first line of defense for ensuring their employees are engaged. Having a disengaged, unmotivated team is a manager’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, the most recent...
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Michael Kroth, an associate professor at University of Utah, wrote a wonderfully irreverent chapter on management in The ASTD Management Handbook entitled, “Irreverence as a Managerial Tool...
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
(From Business News Daily) -- As the old saying goes, “You reap what you sow.” It holds true when it comes to how companies treat their employees, too.   Research from human resources firm...
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