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How Managers Can Enhance Nonverbal Cues for Virtual Teams

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:30
Science shows that most of our communication is unconscious, and the implications for leadership is profound. If leaders want to increase their influence and ensure that their teams are engaged and...

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Best Fourth of July Fireworks Vantage Points

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 08:00
As the United States gears up for another dazzling display of independence from sea to shining sea this Fourth of July, we thought it would be fun to share with you some of the best vantage points to...

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7 Etiquette Rules for the Company Summer Outing

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:00
The office picnic, also known as the company summer outing, is a great time to bond with colleagues and socialize with the boss, but not understanding the etiquette around such an event can be a...

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How to Fend Off Nosy Coworkers

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:30
Unless you work alone for your whole career, you’re likely to run into nosy coworkers who want more information about your private life than you’re comfortable sharing. If you read last month’s post...

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10 Tips For Handling Change in the Workplace

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:00
One of the attributes all employees need to have is being able to adapt to change. In this current economy, everyone is moving around from one company or group to the next. We’ve accepted that...

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How to Delegate When Your Team Is Already Overloaded

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:00
What do you do when you have an important new project that you’d like to delegate to a staff member, but your entire team is swamped? If you go ahead and dump it on them anyway, in the hopes that...

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Tips for Dealing With a Passive Aggressive Personality at Work

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 08:00
If you’re being driven nuts by someone at work who sulks, procrastinates and writes you snarky emails, it could be that you’re dealing with a passive-aggressive personality type. The only thing that...

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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Project Management

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 07:30
I’m an ENTP — what are you? If you’re familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment, you know exactly what I mean, and you’re likely to respond with “I’m an INFJ” or one...

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Why You Should Be a Craftsman at Work

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:00
I recently spoke to Jon Gordon, who is the author of The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All. Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and...

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Tales of Office Busybodies – Your Nosiest Coworkers

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:30
Most office have at least one nosy coworker – that person who asks inappropriate questions about your personal life, constantly comments on what you eat, or tries to find out what every closed-door...

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If You’re Trying to Sell, You’re Not Doing Your Job

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:30
The most effective way to get anything from anyone is to figure out what that person needs and how to be useful in helping them get it. When I took the Dale Carnegie class many moons ago, I remember...

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How to Become an Entrepreneur at Work – with Chris Brogan

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 08:00
I spoke to Chris Brogan, who is one of the most well-known, and brightest minds, in the social media world. He is the author of the new book, The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for...

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How to Close The Leadership Gap – with Mike Myatt

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 07:30
I spoke to Mike Myatt, who is a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs and Boards, author of “Hacking Leadership” (Wiley) and “Leadership Matters” (2007), the Chairman at...

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Collaboration as a Service – How Time Flies

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 11:00
It’s been a while since what we call “Software as a Service” was introduced. Would you believe 60 years? Yes, when time-sharing mainframes became available to academia and corporations – at quite a...

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Workplace Success – What You Need to Know this Week

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 08:00
Here are three stories that people are talking about this week. 1. Zappos gets rid of job postings Zappos has announced that it’s getting rid of traditional job postings and instead is asking...

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Creating High-Performance Virtual Teams of Freelancers and Contractors

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 07:30
Plenty has been written about telecommuting for employees: how to encourage productivity, build a sense of “we’re all in this together,” and the logistics (such as tools and business processes) that...

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How to Be Really Successful Without Becoming a Workaholic

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 08:00
You’d be foolish to pass up on new opportunities and possibilities if you want to be successful, right? Not necessarily. By always saying “yes,” you’re letting other people...

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9 Ways to Start Liking Your Job This Summer

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 07:30
Summer is a time when job dissatisfaction tends to run rampant. The sun is shining, the beach is beckoning, and the last thing you want to do is toil away at a job that doesn’t inspire you. When it...

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The Most Important Process for Workplace Productivity

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 08:00
How can you increase productivity, improve communication, and deliver better business results with just one simple process? I recently spoke with Andre Lavoie about how to truly maximize the value of...

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Why You Need to Close Your Open Offices Now

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:00
The open office trend has reached a fever pitch, with nearly 70 percent of American workers now residing in them. But is an open office really the best way to go? A few months back in the New Yorker,...

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