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  • So You Didn’t Get That Cool Promotion. Now What?
    It sucks to get passed over for a promotion that you really wanted. At best, the news is disheartening and at worst, devastating. Unless you have one of those amazing bosses, the follow-up conversation you have with him or her is probably not good. Bosses are people too and many of them are as uncomfortable giving bad news as you are receiving it. More often…
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  • The Brilliant Tactic of Polite Interruption at the Office
    Scenario #1: As the conversation around the table drones on, you look at the clock on the wall and give a small sigh because there are a thousand other things you need to get done. Yet, you?re stuck in a meeting that has gone wildly off track. If you?re not the one who called the meeting, is it rude to interrupt and refocus the group…
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  • Warning Signs that Employee Engagement is Beginning to Fall
      A hospital ICU has amazing patient monitoring systems. Machines beep and hum as numbers and graphs flash in multi-colors. Nurses patiently explain normal ranges as you closely watch for change?dips or spikes signaling ever-so-slight signs of trouble or improvement. Wouldn?t it be nice if you could pinpoint with such exactness the moment an employee…
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  • Do This When You Need to Facilitate Change at the Office
    We live in interesting times. It seems as though we get daily updates on leadership around the world?both good and bad?on the news. Whether it is a terrorist attack in a city or a once-in-a-lifetime weather event causing massive destruction, we see examples of great leadership stepping forward for people. We also see the flip side, unfortunately, and see where leadership is sorely lacking. The…
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  • How to Give Employees Bad News in the Best Way
    Whether a worker has passed away unexpectedly, or a favored manager has been asked to move on to ?another career opportunity?, breaking bad news to your employees can be difficult for even the most experienced leader. No matter the situation, deal with it directly and with sensitivity to avoid confusion and maintain unity within the workplace. Although there may not be a “right” way to…
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  • How to Save Your Critical Project That Has Flown Off Track
    Project failure can happen to even the most experienced managers, but it doesn’t have to. Often, there are warning signs that a project isn’t going to meet a deadline, or the assembled team will hit obstacles later on. Some managers may see these signals right before the project hits a dead end or the customer cancels. Unfortunately, many times the warning signs happen early on…
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  • What Your Favorite Donut Says About Your Personality at the Office
    In honor of National Cream Filled Donut Day today, we?re going to have a serious discussion about donuts in the workplace. In your author?s opinion, part of the downfall of Western Civilization can be directly linked to the health kick that decided an occasional donut was blasphemous. Sure, you shouldn?t down an entire dozen donuts ? unless you have a whole weekend to sleep off…
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  • The Brilliant Leadership Skill Every Successful Professional Needs
    Ever had one of those bosses that walks into the office every morning and goes right into their office, not to emerge until they were heading to a meeting, lunch or the bathroom? They might have been warm and friendly otherwise and their technical skill may have been top notch, but they were lacking something. What they were lacking is one brilliant leadership skill that…
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  • How Great Leaders Build Creativity and Innovative Thinking
    ?Leadership is unlocking people?s potential to become better.?� Former NBA legend and U.S. Senator from New York, Bill Bradley   I?ve always believed that being an organization?s chief executive carries two main responsibilities. The most important is to set the vision for your company and the culture you want to create. The second, like Bill Bradley says above, is making everyone up and down the…
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  • How to Improve Your Time Management at the Office in 10 Easy Steps
    Managing multiple projects, objectives and deadlines can be a full-time job. It will require all of your concentration, skills, talents and dedication. If you are going to be successful at time management, one of the first things you need to do is to identify your challenges and gain control of your workday. This can be easier said than done. After all, managers, co-workers and team…
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  • Overcoming Fear: The Killer of Innovation
    Professionals tend to fear certain things when it comes to their own advancement or their companies’ success. Unfortunately, one casualty of this fear can be the loss of innovative thinking. Overcoming fear and knowing when to innovate can be tricky for even the most seasoned professionals, because getting it wrong can be a true business killer. Having a touch of fear actually benefits the company...
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  • Establishing Solid Authority When You Are a First-Time Manager
    If you?re a first-time manager, or are going to be one soon, you already have a lot on your plate. However, building and maintaining your authority may be your biggest challenge. This is especially true if you?ve been promoted ?from the ranks? and your former peers are now under you. It’s all too easy for you to undermine�your authority at the beginning and have to…
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  • 5 Clear Signs it?s Time for You to Fire a Toxic Employee
    Deciding to terminate any employee?even a toxic employee?is difficult under most circumstances. There?s always a little piece of most managers that truly hopes and believes they can turn bad behavior around. They?ll counsel, coach and discipline to the best of their abilities, but eventually, a decision has to be made. Keep in mind, this is a business decision. It should be the last resort, but…
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  • How to Let Go of Being That Crazy Micromanager at the Office
    ?I perform better under a strict micromanager!? Quote from no employee ? ever.   When you hear the word, ?micromanager?, what is the image that immediately springs to mind? For most people, it?s the figure of a forlorn employee sitting at his or her desk as an overbearing supervisor behind them leans over the employee?s shoulder watching them work intently. A favorite cartoon panel of…
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  • 4 Top Tips for Improving Employee Loyalty
    Oftentimes, human resource professionals and managers increase worker engagement to retain top talent, but sometimes building employee loyalty in the organization can be more effective. In today’s expanding marketplace, workers aren’t staying with one company like they used to. Therefore, developing trust between leaders and staff members is essential to creating a talent pipeline. It keeps your b...
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  • 3 Brilliant Ways You Can Encourage Collaboration at the Office
    When members of the workforce are able to share insights with one another and work together on an important project, employees can feel more valued and be more productive. Sometimes leaders can see collaboration decline as stress levels rise, yet this doesn’t have to happen. Managers can create a cooperative environment by inspiring workers to get involved in the company culture. They can also dev...
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  • 5 Ways to Overcome Diversity Barriers at the Office
    Businesses that strive to cultivate diversity in the workplace are generally stronger, more flexible, and rise up to meet challenges better. The mix of ideas from heterogeneous groups deliver better solutions and critical analysis, so you must structure and run your company in a way that promotes diversity. However, if you adopt the attitude of “not seeing color,” you run the risk of treating peop...
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  • The Perils of Lazy Onboarding in a Competitive Employee Market (Part II of II)
    Last week, I�looked at the lazy onboarding mistakes that many companies make even when they have the best intentions. Research proves that companies that do onboarding right have higher employee engagement, loyalty and productivity. They also have much lower turnover. Today, we?ll look at how to create an effective onboarding process. We already�discussed having serious talks�with employees during...
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  • Why Turning Your Office Into a Classroom is Insanely Brilliant
    Ask any expert, read any leadership blog, or pour over any of the 2 billion tweets you see every five minutes about success and they?ll all come back to one main theme: Never stop learning. Which is why you should try to turn your workplace into a living and breathing classroom for everyone you employ. Sure, the first image that pops into your head of…
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  • 4 of the Best Ways to Inspire Innovation
    Leaders that work in the creative or technical fields can benefit from developing a positive workplace and inspire innovation among staff members. When people feel their ideas are supported by their managers, they are better able to provide compelling work and attribute to the company’s growth. Here are a few tips to encourage employees and inspire innovation in the workplace: Encourage Curiosity�...
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  • 4 Simple Ways to Improve Your Ineffective Business Writing
    Professionals deal with a lot of correspondence on the job. That means having strong verbal and written communication skills is a must. Many employees are great at their jobs, but lack certain business writing skills necessary to enhance productivity. As a manager, it’s always a good idea to empower staff with the training they need to do their jobs better, and�business writing seminars�are a grea...
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  • 4 Terrific Ways to Create Astonishing Customer Interactions
    Customer service is a key part of how any business builds strong client relationships and positive�brand rapport. There are multiple parts of great customer service to keep in mind, and�business communication seminars�can help professionals learn how to better communicate with valued clients. Companies benefit from a strong customer service department because representatives are in direct communic...
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  • The Perils of Lazy Onboarding in a Competitive Employee Market (Part I of II)
    Many, many years ago ? before it was called onboarding ? companies used to call the process of welcoming new employees ?orientation,? and they did it even worse than companies now. Maybe it was because those Traditionalist and Baby Boomer generations of workers were brought up with the ?grow old and die with the company? mindset. Organizations didn?t put that much effort into welcoming new…
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  • How to Be the Consensus Builder at the Office ? a Big Part of Every Effective Team
    Some things are easy to come to a consensus about?don?t wear white after Labor Day unless you?re a husband over the age of 65?while other things may never reach a consensus?New York style pizza is better than Chicago Deep Dish because you can eat it while walking around without wearing it all over the front of your shirt. However, reaching a consensus on things is…
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  • How Learning Transfer Is the Key to Better Success
    By far, the best part of doing social media for SkillPath is connecting with our customers on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Aside from the kudos for our seminars, and yes ? the occasional complaint, one of the most frequent things I?m asked is, ?How do I know this training will help me?? Most of the time, my reply is usually, ?We?ve been doing this for…
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  • 4 Awesome Little Presentation Tips That Will Really Engage Your Audience
    From classroom lectures to sales pitches ? panel discussions to a presidential speech ? you?ve undoubtedly had the opportunity to be in the audience of a powerful presentation or two. You probably witnessed one or two (or 100) talks that fell short. Ever stop to analyze what made the difference? Usually, it’s just a simple thing here or there, like certain little presentation tips. The…
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  • 4 Effective Ways to Spur Leadership Growth at the Office
    Developing an employee into a leader can make your company stronger. Effective processes in place to spur leadership growth creates a talent pipeline in your workforce. And, let?s be honest, one of upper management’s main goals should be building that pipeline. Then once it is built, to put plans in place to keep it full. While cultivating employee skill sets and abilities can be tricky…
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  • How to Be a Time Management Slacker … and Never Miss Important Deadlines
    Do you get ?time-shamed? by co-workers? Or those time management experts? Confession time (part I): These days, I do almost nothing the time management experts tell me to do. But, I never miss deadlines ? my projects always get done accurately ? and my proudest achievement is that I don?t leave any co-workers hanging out to dry waiting for my work to get done. Yes,…

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