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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.

how to pitch an idea

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.

successful people

Are You More Successful Than You Realize? Probably.

By | Posted Sep 8, 2016

Do you look at successful people and wonder why you’re not one of them? Well, you probably are. Here’s how to know if you’re a successful person, but just don’t realize it.

stay productive

Apple CEO Tim Cook Starts His Day By 4 a.m. Should You?

By | Posted Sep 1, 2016

There are fewer distractions when family and colleagues are still sound asleep, and you’re better able to focus on the things you need—or want—to do. Here’s how Tim Cook and other top leaders stay productive.

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.

businesswomen

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.

ineffective leaders

7 Ways Ineffective Leaders Lose Their Team’s Respect

By | Posted Aug 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ineffective leaders can not only kill team spirit, but completely lose the respect of those who report to them. How many of these 7 poor leadership habits do you—or your boss—practice?

ways to be productive

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

goals change

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.

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.

working long hours

Work Smarter, Not Longer: Why Marissa Mayer Sets A Bad Example

By | Posted Aug 15, 2016

How can we work smarter during prime working hours? Find out why following Marissa Mayer’s 130-hour workweek is unrealistic, and won’t help us to succeed in our careers.

stress and mindfulness

Mindfulness: The Key To Conquering Stress

By | Posted Aug 15, 2016

Author/coach Mary Schiller explains that we cannot “catch” stress from a conversation, a relationship, a situation, an environment or a person. Mindfulness is key to conquering the feelings we associate with the concept of stress.

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