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Seeing is Believing: Visualize Your Way to Success

By Sarah Watson Take a moment to think about a few of your most challenging goals. How confident would you feel if you had achieved all of those goals? How would it impact your self-confidence if everything you tried worked out positively, and every day brought about another success? Stop ...
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A Look Inside the Retail Industry: 3 Tips for Success

By Christina Krenek How do you feel about the economy? Well, the average U.S. economic confidence rate from Gallup increased 3 points in May to -17, which is the highest monthly average we’ve seen in over four years! Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index is based on how Americans rate the current ...
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Avoid Mediocrity: Ways to Transform Incompetent Managers

By Aoife Gorey Relationship building is an art, but not every manager is a natural relationship artist. We have recently covered many solutions to managing difficult employees, but just as often as employees can act up, so can the boss. Ineffective managers can contribute to the decline of productivity in ...
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Employee Conflict: Managing Employee Attitudes

By Sarah Watson It’s inevitable, if you put a group of people in close proximity for 40 hours a week, there’s a high possibility that there's going to be some conflict. Some disagreement at work is a good thing. It shows that there is healthy and open discussion, and that ...
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How to Fill the Gaps with Effective Management

By Christina Krenek Is there a skills gap in your organization? Do you have vacant positions, which require high-level skills that are hard to find? According to a recent study from CareerBuilder, 38 percent of employers cannot find qualified candidates to fill a position. The study found that the top ...
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Is Unlimited Vacation the Secret to Extreme Employee Productivity?

By Aoife GoreyWhat is the vacation/time off policy in your organization? Do you work a 9 to 5? Many organizations today have become quite creative and trusting when developing their vacation policies. Netflix, IBM and Hubspot are just some of the well-known names that boast an unlimited vacation policy.For those of you ...
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Learn from JC Penney’s Mistakes: 3 Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

By Christina Krenek JC Penney has been making headlines, and not in a positive light. An article from The Washington Post shares the company's latest news. First there was the brand’s makeover “disaster” which resulted in confused customers, angry employees and an 18.9 percent drop in same-store sales. Most recently, ...
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Be a Coach, Not Just a Manager: 5 Elements of Successful Coaching

By Jaylyn Schumpert If you are a parent or a pet owner then you know that when your child or pet misbehaves, you have to act immediately or the corrective action is pointless. You cannot wait a day, a month, or a year to address a problem; by then the ...
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The Simple Trick to Reducing Stress and Increasing Productivity

By Sarah Watson There’s a famous running quote that says, “Somewhere, right now, someone is training while you are not. When you race him, he will win.” What does this have to do with business? A lot. The people on top know that if you want to be successful, you ...
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