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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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What Successful People Learned From Their Fathers

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 07:30
Moms often get a lot of credit for inspiring their children, but the steady presence of fathers has also had a profound effect on many successful people.  Bill Cosby once said that fatherhood “is...

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Intuit QuickBase Named One of the Best Places to Work 2014

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 07:00
Intuit QuickBase is pleased to share with you that the Boston Business Journal named the company as one of the 2014 “Best Places to Work” in Massachusetts for the second consecutive year. The 12th...

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Attending Too Many Meetings at Work? Here’s the Cure

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:00
If you’re like many people, you sometimes feel like you spend more time sitting in meetings than you spend doing actual work. If meetings are swallowing up all your time and leaving you without much...

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Why Leaders Need to Take Responsibility For Their Actions

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 07:30
Every action that a leader takes can greatly influence the outcome of their success, along with their employees. In order to find out how leaders can be more effective in taking responsibility for...

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Signs Your Team Isn’t Communicating Effectively

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 08:00
When teams communicate well, you usually know it: Work flows smoothly, people are in sync, everyone’s clear on priorities, and bad surprises are rare. But when a team isn’t communicating effectively,...

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How Synopsys Uses Intuit QuickBase to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 17:39
If you own a smartphone, there is a good chance it was designed using software created by Synopsys. As the global leader in Electronic Design Automation, Synopsys is successful because we understand...

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Mind Mapping for the Project Manager

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:00
As a project manager, you probably live in charts: Gantt charts, Kanban walls, shared calendars, process diagrams, org charts, and so on. Each is useful in its own way for capturing what’s going on...

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How to Play a Positive Role in Difficult Conversations

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 07:30
It can be frustrating to have a conversation with someone who is difficult. You may come away from the experience without the answers you wanted, and believe the person is a selfish, immature jerk....

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How to Improve Your Presentation Skills at Work

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 08:00
I spoke to Tim Sanders, who has been public speaking for years to crowds of thousands. Sanders is the maverick CEO of Los Angeles tech start-up Net Minds and founder of research firm Deeper Media...

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How to Make Weekly 1-On-1’s More Useful for Your Team

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 08:00
Too often, when I ask managers whether they have regular weekly one-on-one meetings with each staff member on their team, the answer is that they don’t, or they do but aren’t sure that the meetings...

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Career Lessons from a Pool Hustler Turned CEO

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:30
Fred Cook, the CEO of PR juggernaut GolinHarris, has worked with Jeff Bezos, Michael Eisner, and Steve Jobs. You would expect him to have attended the best schools, gotten the best grades, and racked...

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