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Management

New managers need to make the transition to management quickly. For busy managers who need information fast, check out AMA’s collection of sample forms, templates, worksheets, and advice including how to define your new role, create a productive environment, and uncover how best to communicate within your organization.

Single-Tasking

The Power of Single-Tasking

By | Posted Jan 19, 2017

What’s the best way to get things done? Try single-tasking instead of multitasking. Watch as entrepreneur Tim Ferriss, the author […]

The value of regular feedback

Drive Results With Regular Feedback

By | Posted Jan 13, 2017

What’s the value of regular feedback? It allows managers and employees to build a rapport based on mentorship and mutual […]

Personal productivity

One Word That Can Reduce Productivity

By | Posted Jan 12, 2017

Entrepreneurs who have a habit of saying “yes” to others may find that their productivity suffers. “No” is the word you need to […]

Living your corporate values

Are You Putting Your Corporate Values Into Practice?

By | Posted Jan 11, 2017

A manager must demonstrate to employees that he or she is living up to the values defined by the department […]

Coaching mistakes in the workplace

Eliminate 4 Mistakes From Your Coaching Manual

By | Posted Jan 6, 2017

The use of coaching strategies at work can boost individual and organizational effectiveness. But when coaching is not done well, it may […]

Inspiration from fiction

Seeking Inspiration? Try Fiction

By | Posted Jan 4, 2017

Novels are a source of inspiration for many people—including some who have built business empires. Which books of fiction are […]

Life lessons

5 Life Lessons On Loan From Others

By | Posted Jan 3, 2017

If only we could learn life lessons soon enough to avoid serious mistakes. Well, you may not be able to […]

Enjoyment and self-discipline

This Factor Inspires Self-Discipline

By | Posted Dec 30, 2016

It takes self-discipline to achieve big goals. But what factors fuel a person’s willingness to work hard and stick with […]

Team Building: Turn Up The Pride

By | Posted Dec 29, 2016

In their team building efforts, savvy managers are always on the lookout for examples of quality work from employees. They […]

uncivil workplace behavior

To Cure Uncivil Workplace Behavior, Try A Feedback Loop

By | Posted Dec 28, 2016

Don’t underestimate feedback. As Marshall Goldsmith said, “People will do something—including changing their behavior—only if it can be demonstrated that doing so is in their own best interests as defined by their own values.”

The importance of a leader’s attitude

Bringing The Right Leadership Attitude To Work

By | Posted Dec 23, 2016

The leadership attitude and confidence you demonstrate in the office—especially during tough times—have a big effect on your team. Watch here as Jason Ackerman, the co-founder and CEO […]

Building your emotional intelligence

Need To Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence? Check These 6 Competencies

By | Posted Dec 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Strong and effective relationships are the currency of successful leaders, and emotional intelligence is the cornerstone of those relationships. Emotionally […]

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