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Workplace Success – What You Need to Know this Week

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:00
Here are three stories people are talking about this week. 1. Your work-life balance probably depends on your boss’s You’re far more likely to have a good work-life balance if your boss does too,...

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A Closer Look: How General Mills’ Leadership Embraces Mindfulness

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:00
Leaders often rush from meeting to meeting, eating lunch on the run and writing emails until 2 a.m. Such behavior is not only unhealthy for them, but can lead to poorer leadership that hurts a...

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The Top 14 Project Managers to Follow on Twitter

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 07:30
Twitter is a haven for active online conversation around project management and managing projects, but you have to follow the right kinds of accounts — and thus interact with the right people — if...

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Talent vs. Skill: Which is More Important in Your Job?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:00
Professional jobs usually involve skills that can be learned by the majority of people. Talent, on the other hand, tends to be irrelevant. I recently got an inquiry from the brilliant Bret...

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How to Get Your Boss to Read Your Emails – and Act On Them

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:00
If you ever feel like your emails to your boss disappear into the ether, never to be read or acted upon, keep reading. If your boss is like most managers, she gets a ton of email and has very little...

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Why Micromanaging Can Be a Good Thing

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:00
Micromanaging has definitely been seen as blight on management, but there are times when micromanagement actually makes sense. To distinguish quote, unquote, “healthy micromanaging” from...

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5 Business Lessons to Learn from Mario and Donkey Kong

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:30
As of July 9, it’s been 23 years since Mario and the bellicose King Kong clone appeared in gaming arcades and then spread to our home consoles like kudzu. Since Donkey Kong (the first Mario...

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How Do I Keep Track of the Work I’ve Delegated?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:00
When you’re managing a busy team, you’re probably doing a lot of delegating – of big projects as well as small details. In an ideal world, you’d be able to rely on your team members to circle back to...

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How Your Decision Making Skills Can Make or Break You

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:00
The way you make decisions determines your career trajectory, and if you want to rise high, you must aim for a leader-like style. I always thought of myself as a decisive person. But after reading...

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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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