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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.

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Work-Life Balance: How To Cure The Summertime Blues

By | Posted Jul 21, 2016

It’s summer, and you’re likely dreaming of the beach—but with targets to hit and competition just as fierce, most companies […]

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How Entrepreneurial Thinking Can Save Your Business

By | Posted Jul 12, 2016

Jim Dewald, Dean of the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, explains how entrepreneurial thinking is essential for organizations to secure a place in the future.

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Employers: This Is What Millennials Really Want From You

By | Posted Jul 8, 2016

Are you worried about your top millennial employees leaving? Alec Levenson and Jennifer J .Deal, authors of “What Millennials Want from Work: How to Maximize Engagement in Today’s Workforce,” discuss the millennial perspective on key workplace issues.

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Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here’s How He Did it

By | Posted Jun 29, 2016

Steve Jobs’ management style has always been a subject of debate. Whether you agree with it or not, he was still able to build the most successful company on the planet. Here’s an inside look at how he led company meetings and what you can learn from it.

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The 5 Rules of Attention Control You Need to Be More Productive

By | Posted Jun 24, 2016

Are you trying to eliminate distractions at work? Accomplish the task at hand and become a bigger asset to your organization by applying the rules of attention control from Dr. Louis S. Csoka, President and Founder of APEX Performance.

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Feeling Unproductive at Work? Take Charge of Your Performance

By | Posted Jun 6, 2016

Are you letting distractions negatively impact your performance at work? Sales expert William S. Wooditch lays the groundwork for becoming more productive at work and empowered in your everyday life.

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3 Ways to Reduce Inappropriate Expense Report Requests

By | Posted Jun 3, 2016

Looking for an easy way to help your organization meet their bottom line? Follow these three tips from Tim Hird, Executive Director of Robert Half Management, to help reduce the amount of inappropriate expense report requests.

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5 Questions to Ask on Your First Day Managing a New Team

By | Posted May 20, 2016

The first day as a new manager can be tough. Prepare for a productive first day by asking these five questions recommended by Katy Tynan, Managing Director of CoreAxis Consulting.

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3 Mantras to Becoming a More Mindful (and Successful!) Manager

By | Posted May 17, 2016

Is the pressure of your job having a negative impact on your performance? Begin to be a mindful manager with three simple practices from Rasmus Houggard and Vince Brewerton of The Potential Project.

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The Power and Pitfalls of Trust: How to Get It Right

By | Posted May 5, 2016

Do you want to be known as a trustworthy leader? When trust is well-grounded, it builds on itself in a positive feedback loop that will take us farther than we could go if exercising only our own power. Joel Peterson explains the benefits of maintaining trust with your colleagues and how to repair relationships once it’s broken.

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