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Why Do Good People Underperform?

By Mark Fenner Why Do Good People Underperform? For a new hire, you may now be wondering what you saw in that person in the first place. For existing staffers, there may be a change for the worse in their performance, and you’re puzzling over why. There are a few general reasons why someone is …

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Don’t Fire ‘Em – Fire ‘Em Up! 21 Days to a Winning Motivated Team

By Aoife Gorey Will you give up ten minutes each day for the next 21 days to fire up your team like never before? The sooner you can launch a new employee into productivity, the better off you will be. Employees want management they can look up to, not management that looks down on them. …

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Becoming a Leader that People Want to Follow

By Jason Ingram One of the great debates about leadership centers on whether leaders are born or made. A 2012 study by Biola University in Los Angeles found that “the majority of researchers today believe that the origins of leadership go beyond genes and family to other sources. Work experiences, hardship, opportunity, education, role models, …

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More than Management: The Secret to Extraordinary Leadership

By Aoife Gorey We live in a results-based world. We’re judged by what we produce and what we contribute to our families, organizations, and communities. In recent years, there’s been a lot of focus on developing management skills, because we’re told that good management skills produce good results. Although this is not untrue, it’s not …

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10 Attributes of Highly Self-Motivated People

Part 2 – Author: Scheherazade Perkins, M.A. In part one of this blog series, I outlined how managers need to get creative about motivating their employees without dangling the dollar in front of them. For many organizations, this is not a choice. Constrained budgets and resources mean leaders NEED to find other ways of motivating …

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How to Motivate Employees Without Dangling the Dollar

Part 1 – Author: Scheherazade Perkins, M.A. In this environment of economic downturn, tightened belts, and constrained resources, managers are experiencing the need to get creative about motivating their employees, without dangling the dollar in front of them. It is a fact that tightened belts mean fewer dollars available for dangling. Even in these rough …

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2012’s Most-Hated Companies

By Aoife Gorey 2012 saw a multitude of news stories in the corporate business world from Yahoo’s leadership challenges and Facebook’s IPO to plummeting stocks and growing tech giants. Unemployment dropped to its lowest rate in four years reaching 7.8 percent. Regardless of industry, millions of organizations have faced their fair share of challenges in …

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The Secret of Successful Micromanagement

By Sally Ann Moyer It’s time to turn some common management misconceptions on their heads. Everything you thought you knew might be wrong, or at least everything you accepted, without questioning it. Micromanagement ranks fairly high on the list of office dirty words. No employees want someone constantly looking over their shoulders, and no boss …

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