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An Admirable Leader’s Weekly Checklist

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 08:00
The most effective leaders are able to engage and inspire their team, focus their attention on the business priorities that make a difference, all while creating a climate of fun and effortless...

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How to Hire the Best Project Managers

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 08:00
When you bring in new project managers, do you do so strategically? Interviewing is subjective, of course, but for the essential job of Project Manager, you want your process to be as bulletproof as...

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How a Career Ending Sports Injury Has Benefited Others’ Careers

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 08:00
I recently spoke to Matt Mayberry, who is a professional speaker, fit-life strategist, fitness & health expert, author, and high-performance business coach.  As a natural motivator, Matt inspires...

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Workplace Success – What You Need to Know this Week

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 08:00
Here are three stories people are talking about this week. 1. When it comes to flex time, bosses prefer early birds to night owls If you work flexible hours, has it occurred to you that your boss...

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How to Get Someone to Do Something You Need That Isn’t Important to Him

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 07:30
Imagine you’re on a deadline that’s important to you. The project might not qualify as “mission critical” to the rest of the organization, but it’s certainly essential for your own team. So far, so…...

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How Anyone Can Overcome Inner Doubts

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 08:00
We all have experienced, at one time or another, that tiny voice inside our head that tells us we can’t do something or that we’re failures. But once we start listening to that tiny voice, it can...

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Building Alliances at Work – Getting Help Before You Need It

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:00
One day, inevitably, you’re going to need someone’s help at work. If you don’t have the authority to tell someone what to do – you aren’t their boss – then you’ll need them to want to help you....

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Six Key Principles of “Managing Up” for Better Results at Work

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:00
If you have frustrations with your boss, you’re far from alone. Most people do, even when that boss is a good manager. Maybe your manager isn’t responsive enough to email, or she cancels meetings at...

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8 Reasons Google is a Desirable Employer

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 07:30
Upfront disclosure:  I don’t work for Google…yet. Thanks to my new friend Sally Anderson, a human resources partner at Google Chicago, I recently had the opportunity to tour the office and see for...

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How Leaders Can Get Out Of Their Comfort Zones

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:00
I recently spoke to Michael Fulmore, who is the author of “Unleashing Your Ambition” and the founder of the Fulmore Foundation, a non-profit organization. As an educator and entrepreneur,...

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2014 Future of Cloud Computing Survey

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:46
Intuit QuickBase along with North Bridge and Gigaom Research, and over 60 industry collaborators are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey! The survey is 17 questions...

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How to Keep a Small Company Culture As Your Business Grows

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 08:00
When a company is just starting out, its leaders often don’t think that much about culture. After all, in a small business, the culture is generally simply you — your work style and...

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3 Management Lessons from HBO’s Silicon Valley

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:00
HBO’s new TV series Silicon Valley has gotten favorable reviews even from the object of its humor: the SF Bay Area start-up ecosystem. The show is funny, almost satirical, and very revealing: It...

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6 Ways to Get More Done While Slowing Down

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 07:30
There’s a famous quote from “Alice Adventures in Wonderland” author Louis Carroll that says: “The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” Since Carroll died in 1898, it’s clear that the current-day...

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Become Better at Innovating – Think Inside the Box

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 08:00
Innovation is a result that creates business value. Specifically? It can be an incremental improvement to a pre-existing product or process, a breakthrough creation of a new model or service, or an...

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Can Your Business Manage to Change? – EMyth Webinar Q&A

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:30
Thank you again for joining us on May 14 for our Expert Webinar Series, “Can Your Business Manage to Change? – 4 Keys to Managing Your Projects through Change,” with EMyth Chief...

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What to Do If Your New Job Isn’t What You Expected

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 08:00
According to a new survey by staffing firm Robert Half, 41 percent of workers said the role they accepted at a company was different than what had been outlined to them during the interview process....

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Video Conferencing at Work? How to be More Likable on Video

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:30
With workplaces increasingly using video conferencing to connect people working in geographically distributed locations, you might be finding yourself appearing on camera at work a lot more than you...

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Can Introverts Be Better Leaders Than Extroverts?

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 08:00
I spoke to Skip Prichard about leadership, why introverts could have the upper hand at work, why you should treat employees as associates, the importance of failure and more. Prichard is the CEO and...

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How to Manage Staff Concerns During Rapid Change

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:00
A reader asks: “I manage about 20 people in a small business that is rapidly growing and expanding. We are fortunate to have many long-term employees. Our previous two managers left about a year and...

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