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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.

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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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AMA Research: Focusing on External Threats to Improve Strategy Execution

By | Posted Oct 19, 2015

What is the best way to bring your team together to focus on a common goal? A new study by AMA and i4cp found four practices that correlate highly with market performance and strategy execution. See what they are and read the full report to ensure your team delivers on all of your goals.

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Are You Sending Successful Employees to Competitors?

By | Posted Sep 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Are you exhibiting behaviors that might be sending the wrong message? As a leader it is your responsibility to make sure your team is happy. Susan Ford Collins offers an example of a scenario where a stronger leader could have stopped a successful employee from jumping ship, and how you can do the same.

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Why Kindness Leads to Higher Employee Loyalty

By | Posted Aug 24, 2015 | 3 Comments

If someone on your team makes a mistake, how do you respond? Do you start to yell and reprimand your employee, or find another way to handle it? Daniel Goleman sat down with AMA to discuss why toughness isn’t the best method of management. See what he thinks the best option is, and how it can help keep your high-performing employees around.

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AMA Research: How Loyal Are Employees?

By | Posted Jun 18, 2015

How likely is it that your best employees are planning on sticking around? According to AMA research, the results may surprise you. See what over 1,200 executives and managers said about their levels of employee loyalty, and why you should be on high alert.

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Take a Summer Vacation This Year

By | Posted Jun 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

How can you stay motivated and re-charge for the year? Perhaps it’s time you took a break and went on a vacation. Jeff Wolf explains how a summer vacation can help you stay focused, energized, and ready to tackle the toughest tasks you’ll face this year.

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The New Rules of Motivation: Unleash Employee Reciprocity

By | Posted Apr 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

Are your best employees looking for new jobs? They could be planning an exit without you even knowing it. Rodd Wagner explains how the social contract between employers and employees has changed, and what new rules you have to follow to get the best out of your team, and keep them on board.

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Combat Demotivators in the Workplace

By | Posted Mar 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Is everyone in your team performing at their highest level? If they aren’t, they are likely being influenced by demotivators in the workplace. Emotional Intelligence expert Daniel Goleman offers his advice on how to combat demotivators in the workplace and keep your team engaged and productive.

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The Secret Weapon in Combating Employee Engagement Woes: Part 3

By | Posted Mar 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Are you having problems keeping your team engaged? There are many factors that can cause an employee to mentally check out, and it is up to you to keep everyone on the same page. Michael Lee Stallard offers his advice on the importance of giving your team a voice in the final part of this three-part series. It may be the secret weapon you need to combat employee engagement woes.

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