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Study: Why We’re So Wrong About How Others See Us at Work

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 08:00
While we may believe that we seem to strike the right balance in our dealings with others at work, a new study suggests that we’re often off base when it comes to judging how others see us. Why...

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How to Lose Your New Employee in 10 Days

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:00
You’ve just made a promising new hire. But when she shows up to start work, all that effort that you put into recruiting the right person can go up in a puff of smoke when her first weeks aren’t well...

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The Process to Take Your Business Global

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:30
Global growth can be a daunting exercise, but also rewarding. Regardless of how you plan to take your business overseas, through offshore manufacturing, exports or outsourcing, you need to have a...

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A Manager’s Guide to Managing Conflict at Work

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:00
If you’re a manager, then you will at some point have to deal with conflicts. Some of these conflicts could be major and others could pass over time. One of the most important qualities that...

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How to Raise Your Influence at Work

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:00
When you want to raise your influence at work — with your manager, leaders at other divisions, and employees in other functional areas — what are the most important things for you to do?...

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Do You Need a Virtual Assistant?

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:00
Back in Dan Draper’s day, there were plenty of assistants to take over the administrative tasks that cropped up. But the days of “Mad Men” are long gone, and many of us are paying the price for...

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Scott Stratten: Tread This Fine Line for Better Customer Service

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:00
Good customer service is all about the happy medium, and the right interpersonal skills will help you determine where that is. Along with his partner Alison Kramer, president of UnMarketing Scott...

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How to Gain Respect as the New Boss

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:00
Walking into an existing team as the new manager is tough. People are often wary of a new manager and will be scrutinizing your every word and action, as they try to figure out what to expect from...

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Are You Collecting Customer Feedback the Right Way?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:30
If your customers aren’t telling you what you really need to hear, it might be your fault. When it comes to feedback, it’s about the “how” as much as the “what.” Collecting, managing, and leveraging...

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Leading Productivity Experts Join Forces – Online Round Table Recap

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:17
What do you get when you bring three of the world’s leading productivity experts together for a free online round table discussion? Incredible return on your time investment. Webinar host,...

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Leadership is a Marathon Not a Sprint – Sustainable Achievement

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 07:30
I caught up with Gordon Tredgold, the author of the new book Leadership: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint – Everything You Need to Know about Sustainable Achievement. Tredgold’s highly...

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What to Do When Your Team is Missing Deadlines

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:00
Most teams miss a deadline now and then. But if people on your team are regularly blowing deadlines, there’s a problem that you need to address – before it causes work to blow up too. Fixing a...

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8 Subtle Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Work Relationships

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 08:00
Do you know your colleague’s children’s names? If you want her to help you later on, you might want to memorize them. The devil is in the details. While it’s of course important to focus on the big...

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How to Get Your Big Idea Into the Marketplace

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:30
It takes more than a good idea to be successful. You also have to figure out its strengths and weaknesses, and how to handle challenges that threaten it ever seeing the light of day. Without a game...

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How Leaders Can Keep a Team Engaged After Telling Them “No”

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:00
How do you keep people engaged after telling them “no”? That’s often a question with which leaders wrestle, knowing that saying “no” can be demoralizing, and even push employees to start...

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How to Know if Your Technical Skills Need an Upgrade

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:00
The market for continuing education in technical fields is exploding, but are re-skilling efforts worth it? The answer is: it depends on your situation. According to the 2014 Udemy Skills Index, an...

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How to Delegate Last-Minute Work Without a Mutiny

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:30
No matter how well you plan out your team’s work, you might occasionally need to delegate an urgent project at the last-minute. Here’s how to do it without sending your team into rebellion or causing...

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How Managers Can Create a Strong Work Culture – with S. Chris Edmonds

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:30
I recently spoke to S. Chris Edmonds, who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. After a 15-year career leading and managing successful business teams, Chris began his consulting...

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Arianna Huffington – Interview on How to Avoid Burnout at Work

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:00
I spoke to Arianna Huffington, who is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books. Her latest...

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Why You Need a Vacation (Even When There’s No Time)

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:55
Americans notoriously receive less annual vacation time than other countries, on average – but did you know that we use less of what we get, too? A Glassdoor survey earlier this year indicated that...

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