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The 3 Point Solution to Improve Performance and Address One of a Leader’s Biggest Frustrations

Have you ever had somebody on your team that’s withdrawn or someone whose performance has dropped and you just know that there is something going on? Isn’t that one of the most frustrating things we deal with as leaders? If our employees would just tell us the problem, we could fix it and help improve …

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How to Guard Against the 4 Deadly Sins of Leadership

The latest financial reports were bleak. Leadership was challenged to act quickly…but didn’t. Within a year, the company filed bankruptcy. Within three years, this company that had been in business for 70 years was dissolved, with significant losses to bondholders, corporate vendors, and 16,000 employees. What killed this once-thriving multi-billion dollar company?   And, more …

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The Secret of Successful Team Building

By Diamond Richardson Building an effective team is hard work. First, you have to select the right people to be on the team. This involves finding high-performing, engaged employees with the right skills to do the job. Once you have completed this difficult task, you have to handle the even more difficult task of establishing …

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Be All in and Strive to be Better

Author: Steve Deighton For those of us who participated in physical competitive sports at some point in life, we were likely coached to go “all out” every play or risk physical injury. The reason being if the other player was exerting maximum effort and you were not, the result would likely end with you becoming …

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Customer Service from the Inside Out

Author: Sherry Perkins I was sitting with a client the other day, discussing their plans to implement yet another Customer Satisfaction Survey. As it turned out, this would be the third appeal to their clients for feedback regarding their service level, and it was potentially an opportunity for their third set of disappointing results. What …

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Managing Jerks, Divas and Hotheads in the Workplace

By Aoife Gorey Today, many companies face pressure to retain their very best, high performing employees. However, some of these employees can be ‘difficult’ at times or as we have suitably named this report, “Jerks, Prima Donnas, Divas, and Hotheads.” We wanted to discover how companies today are rising to the challenges of managing difficult high …

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3 Reasons Why Productivity Fluctuates

Guest post by Greg Stewart Why does productivity fluctuate among employees? If we take out the anomalies such as extenuating life circumstances, we can still see that an employee’s productivity changes. The May 2004 edition of Harvard Business Review featured an article on how it is risky to hire stars from other companies. They advised …

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