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Employee Attitudes

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Have you ever had somebody on your team that’s withdrawn or someone whose performance has dropped and you just know that there is something going on?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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10 Tips to Deal with Divas in the Office

By Aoife Gorey Have you ever experienced that co-worker whose attitude was just downright rude? The person who seems to think “I’m highly successful and I can be a jerk to whoever I please.”I’m sure we have all worked with one of these people at some stage in our careers. Often, co-workers feel that they …

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Beyond…. The Passion Hypothesis

By Sally Ann Moyer Do you always love your job? If this question makes you pause, then maybe you have been misled by what Fast Company called “the passion hypothesis.” This is the standard career advice of our time: you’ll be happy at work if you find a job to match your passions. Of course, this …

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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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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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