• How New Pay Controversies Impact Business Productivity

    The world of compensation is changing – with far reaching consequences. A look at two recent decisions that may effect business productivity.

  • Managers: Neuroscience Research Suggests Loosening Your Reins

    Historically, managers have controlled employees rather than connecting with them. The author of “Mindful Management” explains how this approach has had a negative impact on what motivates people to work productively.

  • 8 Requirements of the 21st Century Customer

    Here are eight mandates of modern customers you must heed if you want to remain competitive.

  • How to Know If Someone’s Really Suited to Working Remotely

    Here’s what to think about when you’re contemplating whether someone is the right fit for remote work.

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  • 3 Critical Steps to Smooth the Path to Innovation

    Some face organizational inertia when trying to inject innovative ideas. Divide the three main challenges into categories…and conquer.

  • How to Sustain Enthusiasm for a Long-Term Project

    How engineers on the New Horizons project (Pluto) kept their team’s excitement about a project where there was no immediate payoff for 14 years.

  • New Research Shows What Motivates Workers to Achieve Better…

    Research by Doshi and McGregor shows the road to what works – and what does not – when it comes to motivating workers to achieve better results.

  • How to Manage Your Team During a Crisis

    If your team is going through a reorg, losing key staff, having its budget or a popular program

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  • How to Set Ambitious Yet Realistic Goals

    As a manager, you want your staff setting and working toward clear, concrete goals. After all, goals are

  • How and When to Offer Praise to Your Team to Make the Most Impact

    If you’re stingy with praise – or too effusive – it can derail your team’s productivity and engagement.