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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

employee trust

5 Simple Ways To Build Clout – By Gaining Employee Trust

By | Posted Aug 18, 2016 | 3 Comments

Gaining employee trust takes knowing what motivates people, and treating them as individuals instead of as commodities. Build clout by building trust.

employee engagement

Puzzling Over Employee Engagement? It’s Not Rocket Science

By | Posted Aug 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

Engaged workers create great products, provide great service, think creatively, and work well with others. While it takes time and effort to foster a culture of employee engagement in your organization, it’s well worth that investment.

best effort

Make Your Best Effort, But No One Can Give 110 Percent

By | Posted Aug 11, 2016

Everyone loves to let the world know just how hard they’re working. Athletes tell us they’re giving it 110 percent; business­people brag that they work 80 hours a week. We’re supposed to be impressed, but sport psychologist and author Stan Beecham is not.

losing focus

Losing Focus? Think About Two Rabbits

By | Posted Aug 11, 2016

Losing focus is something we all face daily in our multitasking lives. But here’s a trick to help you easily visualize the pitfalls of trying to do too many things at once.

outspoken employees

How To Make Outspoken Employees An Asset

By | Posted Aug 10, 2016

In group settings, the manager must take responsibility for giving everyone an opportunity to speak. This can be done in a positive way by channeling overly vocal personalities into an advantage for the team.

learn new things

4 Ways Smart People Learn New Things

By | Posted Aug 8, 2016

Whether you’re hoping to increase engagement and productivity in your employees, or advance in your own career, “Always Be Learning” should be your mantra.

habits successful people

13 Habits Successful People Practice Daily

By | Posted Aug 4, 2016

We all can name successful people–but how did they get there? What do we really know about them? Become familiar with the daily practices of movers and shakers, and apply the ones that work best for you.

exceptional employee

8 Ways To Spot An Exceptional Employee

By | Posted Jul 28, 2016

Performance reviews aren’t necessarily the best way to gauge your talent’s value to the organization. Here’s how to spot who your most valuable players are, and what makes them stand out from the pack.

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.

3 Ways to Build Quality Relationships with Your Employees

By | Posted Jun 23, 2016 | 3 Comments

Struggling to feel like you’re a part of the team? Identify the four types of employees in your relationship ecosystem and incorporate these simple methods to improve shaky dynamics within your organization.

change management

6 Ways To Guide Your Team Through Change

By | Posted Mar 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

Are you concerned how your team is handling so many changes within your organization? Tim Hird is a noted speaker, author and commentator on issues impacting finance, accounting and business systems professionals. Incorporate Tim Hird’s key communication methods to garner a trusting relationship between you and your team.

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