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How Much Time Should You Spend with Your Manager a Week?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:00
There is a “sweet spot” when it comes to spending the right number of hours per week with your boss. Spend too much time and you feel nitpicked, while spending too little time can deplete your...

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Why the Pen is Mightier than the Laptop

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:30
You may take notes faster on your laptop, but new research suggests you will be better served by grabbing a pen and paper. Oh, and go ahead and doodle while you’re at it. You’ll be glad you did.  The...

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Managing Too Many Cloud-Based Apps? You’re Not Alone

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:00
According to a new study by Osterman Research, the average SMB uses 14.3 different cloud-based apps, with each employee using 5.5 apps. While the efficiency of using cloud-based business applications...

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How to Leave Work Behind When You Hit the Beach

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 07:00
Prepare now so that you can unplug when you’re away. If you’re looking forward to a vacation this summer, are you confident that you’ll be able to truly disconnect from work while you’re gone – or...

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Avoid the 4 BYOD Danger Zones

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:30
Employees are bringing their own devices to work in record numbers. Are you doing the right things to protect your infrastructure? As tablets and wearable devices become more prolific, it looks like...

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How to Turn Adversaries into Allies at Work – Interview with Bob Burg

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 08:00
I spoke to Bob Burg about building strong relationships in the workplace. His latest book is called Adversaries Into Allies (Portfolio, 2013) and he’s a well known speaker, writer and consultant....

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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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