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Balancing Act: The Mixology Of Managerial Success

By | Posted Nov 23, 2016

Are you over-led and under-managed? When we praise the value of leadership and begin to denigrate management’s role, we greatly risk failing to act on some obvious, yet powerful, messages.

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This Is Why Leaders Need To Learn How To Delegate

By | Posted Nov 10, 2016

Troy Rice, Vistage Chair at Vistage Worldwide, reveals that many CEOs get caught up doing tasks rather than working on their businesses. That’s why just like anyone else, leaders need to learn how to delegate.

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3 Ways To Know If You’re On A Successful Project Team

By | Posted Sep 28, 2016

If your team doesn’t work well together, it can feel like you’re headed into a viper’s nest every morning. But when you’re a member of a successful project team, you more often than not look forward to coming to work.

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So… What Does A Manager Actually Do?

By | Posted Sep 23, 2016

What managers do is respond to daily crises, take on too much work, operate with continuous interruptions and make instant decisions. As a consequence, “fire prevention” doesn’t get the time and attention required.

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Leading Change: How To Keep People Motivated When Chaos Reigns

By | Posted Sep 21, 2016

During periods of upheaval and change, your staff will inevitably wonder what’s in it for them, and if it’s even worth it to stick around. It doesn’t cost anything to make people feel appreciated.

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How To Pitch An Idea — And Get Everyone Onboard

By | Posted Sep 9, 2016

Learning how to pitch an idea includes making it clear what your proposal does and doesn’t include, what the value proposition is, and what you will deliver.

businesswomen

This is How Everyone Can ‘Show Up’ At Work

By | Posted Aug 24, 2016

When we reconnect with what drives us, we have deeper access to a fuel source of purpose and clarity that makes it easier to say “yes” and “no” to the right things—and stand powerfully for what we want.

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6 Steps To Set Boundaries Between Work And Family

By | Posted Aug 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

How can businesswomen end the downward spiral of discontent and guilt over balancing personal and professional responsibilities? Take these 6 steps to set boundaries between work and family—without sacrificing either one.

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19 Surefire Ways To Be Productive — And Stop Wasting Time

By | Posted Aug 19, 2016

Drawing inspiration from the classic Tim Ferriss book The 4-Hour Workweek, here’s a list of 19 things that really productive people incorporate into their daily lives to keep from going off track

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Great Expectations: Managing Your Work When Goals Change

By | Posted Aug 19, 2016

Trying to reach goals that are constantly changing can be extremely stressful for both you and your team. Katy Tynan, a speaker and author of practical guides to career transitions, offers key advice for managers to lead with confidence.

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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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Delegating Successfully

By | Posted Dec 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Are you the type of manager who likes to do everything yourself? Or would you rather hand the work off to your team and focus on the bigger picture? Jim McCormick is a proponent of delegation, and offers his advice on how to delegate successfully. Here he offers five steps of delegating, and how to avoid keeping too tight a grip on your team. See how delegation can help your team and your organization, and how to do so effectively.

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