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How to Keep Technology from Killing Collaboration

By | Posted Aug 10, 2015

Technology has helped improve workplace communication dramatically, but is it also creating unintended negative side-effects? Georgia Addington details how an over-reliance on technology can actually damage your workplace environment.

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How Competition Hurts Your Company

By | Posted May 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Struggling to cooperate with your coworkers? Authentic leadership expert Dov Baron describes the negative effects of competition in the workplace and how to bond with other employees instead.

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5 Reasons Why It Is Worth Your Time to Call a Meeting

By | Posted May 22, 2015

Do you feel like your time is wasted when you’re dragged into a meeting? While this feeling is becoming more common, Paul Axtell argues that meetings are still valuable in today’s workplace. See five reasons why it is worth your time to continue having meetings, and how you can hold more effective meetings.

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An Innovator’s Approach to Change: Getting Your Team Onboard

By | Posted May 15, 2015

Are your employees resisting the change you feel could jump start your organization? Change is difficult, but it is up to you to inspire your team to grow together. See what Juliane Parsons says is the best way to get your team onboard with change by taking an innovative approach.

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Do You Spend Too Much Time Writing Briefings?

By | Posted May 4, 2015

Are you using your time in the most effective ways? Chances are, you are wasting valuable time on tasks that don’t need to take as long as they do. Glen Justice has studied the use of business briefings in the workplace, and has some tips to help manage your time. See what a recent study says about how much time people spend writing briefings, and how you can cut that number down.

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Communicate Effectively With Your Virtual Team

By | Posted May 1, 2015

Are you having trouble getting your point across to your virtual team? Margery Myers explains 10 ways that leaders can effectively communicate with their employees from a distance.

Taking Anger Out of Confrontations

The Secret to Taking Anger Out of Confrontations

By | Posted Mar 9, 2015

A simple disagreement can easily lead into a full blown shouting match. This can jeopardize interpersonal relations in the workplace and productivity. Jay Heinrichs explains why it’s important to consider the purpose of the discussion before losing control of your emotions.

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The Secret Weapon in Combating Employee Engagement Woes: Part 2

By | Posted Feb 27, 2015

Some leaders are often guilty of patronizing others, even unintentionally. An essential aspect of effective leadership is respecting the people that work for you. Being attentive to your employee’s needs and being understanding of their time only creates mutual respect. In today’s work environment, it is especially more important to engage with those around you.

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Maintain a Healthy Distance from Unhealthy People

By | Posted Feb 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

Is your office full of negative people who only bring you down? In order to create a more positive, powerful environment, you must create and maintain a healthy distance from those unhealthy, toxic people. Karen Nourizadeh offers her advice on how to do just that. See her eight tips for distancing yourself from those negative personalities, and how they can lead you to greater productivity.

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Effective Group Contributions: An Interview with Cass Sunstein

By | Posted Feb 4, 2015

Are the best ideas always the ones that make it to the execution stage? Do some ideas remain unspoken in favor of an authority figure’s desires? Cass Sunstein has written about groupthink and social psychology, and recently sat down with AMA for an exclusive interview. See how he would combat groupthink and inspire effective group contributions, so that everyone’s ideas are heard and considered.

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