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What Tim Duncan Can Teach Us About Leadership in the Office

By Sarah Watson For anyone who played team sports in high school or college, you know their importance for building strong leaders with solid work ethics. Even if you didn’t participate in a sport, the similarities between team sports and work life are easy to spot. They teach teamwork, responsibility and personal accountability. With the …

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The Secret to Employee Satisfaction: Say Thank You!

By Sarah Watson They say it’s the thought that counts, but employees of Torbay Hospital in England might disagree. The hospital was in the news recently after many of their employees were insulted when they were rewarded for a job well done with, wait for it, a Kit Kat. Vouchers for Kit Kat bars were …

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Reduce the Business Risks Associated with Leadership Stress

By Jaylyn Schumpert Work-related stress can be caused by many things; long hours, job insecurity, conflict with other employees, changes in organizational structure, or a heavy workload. It affects millions of workers in all levels of an organization. According to a recent American Psychological Association survey, two out of every five employees report they feel …

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Turn That Frown Upside Down: Motivating Employees after Downsizing

By Jaylyn Schumpert Rumors of layoffs have been going around your office for weeks, and everyone is on edge. Today is the day and at 5 o’clock you will be doing one of two things: getting ready for the next work day or packing up your personal belongings and joining the unemployment line. The end of …

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