How Can You Give Your Management Style a Boost?

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Whether you’re new to managing people or you’ve built your career on it, there’s always more to learn. Your management style might be just taking shape or you may have experience with leadership in multiple disciplines. You’ve probably read the recommended books and done your research on what it takes. However, like many of us,… Read more »

What Happens When Your Top Performer Begins Slacking?

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The plague of laziness can hit any professional, whether they’re feeling unmotivated or burned out. Slacking can lead to missed deadlines, shoddy work, and worst of all: it’s contagious. How do you proceed when it cripples your top performer? And how can you prevent it from spreading to your entire team? Approach With Caution When… Read more »

Build Your Team Morale When Things Get Tough

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You walk into your office in the morning and start to pick up on the telltale signs – low energy, general complaints, and snarky comments. You’re the office leader, and you’re perceptive: morale is low. Whether the company is experiencing difficult clients, high turnover, or toxic relationships, your responsibility is to turn the tide. You… Read more »

How the Best Leaders Prioritize

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Each day at work, it’s essential to get yourself organized. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with projects and emails, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Tackling each day effectively can be difficult when you’re stuck in meetings that are less than productive, or you’re getting brought into phone calls or email chains. You… Read more »

Why The Best Managers Encourage Their Employees’ Leadership Skills

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Working with a team can be a blessing: They’re around for ideas and support when you need it. Innovation can come from any member on the staff, so a good leader knows to stay attentive to employee contributions. However, you need your workers to know that the support is mutual. How can you cultivate a corporate… Read more »

3 Strategies Behind Keeping Employees Engaged and Committed

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Employees who are engaged and committed are more productive and satisfied with their jobs and the company. They are less likely to take time off and more likely to stay with the company instead of leaving to work with a competitor. If you are looking to help your staff feel they are contributing members in… Read more »

My Employee Lied on His Resume – Can I Fire Him?

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It isn’t unusual for candidates to put their best foot forward when applying for an open position. Embellishments on a resume aren’t unheard of and people may even stretch the truth slightly when constructing a resume. Wanting to impress management isn’t horrible, however outright lies on a resume are wrong. If you hire a new… Read more »

Is Your Business Prepared for Baby Boomers Leaving the Workforce?

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Baby boomers make up a large portion of the workforce. They often have upper-level positions and are responsible for making important decisions for many businesses. As these older workers retire, they leave behind a large hole in the job pool some industries aren’t prepared to fill. A survey conducted by Pew Research Center showed that… Read more »

Instill Passion in Your Employees with These 3 Tips

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Creating a workforce of passionate employees will do more than make workers more engaged in their job. Enthusiastic workers are less likely to call in sick, more likely to stay with a company and improve work performance. If you have a happy employee, you have a profitable business – and if you follow these three… Read more »