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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 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.

Employers: This Is What Millennials Really Want From You

By | Posted Jul 8, 2016 | 3 Comments

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.

Your Open-Door Policy Doesn’t Have To Be A Productivity Killer

By | Posted Jul 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Don’t let your open-door policy negatively impact your day. Marlene Chism explains how leaders can easily maintain healthy relationships with their colleagues without compromising productivity.

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.

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.

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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How To Spot Disguised Workplace Bullies During The Interview

By | Posted Jun 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

Bullies at work have the ability to create a toxic environment for everyone. Dr. Lynne Curry, founder of The Growth Company, describes the character traits of undercover bullies so you don’t make the mistake of hiring them.

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.

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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Do Employee Skills Sync With Company Goals? AMA Survey Says No.

By | Posted Jun 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

Are you looking for ways to hold on to your top talent? AMA recently surveyed 223 people at the 2016 ATD International Conference and Exposition. Read the results here and elevate your employees’ skills to meet organizational objectives.

Feeling Stressed? Trigger Your Relaxation Response

By | Posted May 25, 2016

Is your job taking a toll on your health? Dr. Louis S. Csoka, an expert in leadership development, outlines key meditation practices that will benefit your overall well-being.

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5 Questions To Ask On Your First Day Managing A New Team

By | Posted May 20, 2016 | 2 Comments

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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