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How Can a New Cadence Increase Your Team’s Engagement?

  How many times have you tried to motivate, encourage or even coerce your team to meet a goal or hit productivity metrics?  If you’ve struggled with this challenge, try this approach:  Increasing the engagement of your team may be a simple switch in cadence of your meeting schedule. [bctt tweet=”Increasing the engagement of your team may …

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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Have you ever had somebody on your team that’s withdrawn or someone whose performance has dropped and you just know that there is something going on?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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hourglass: getting 60 hours of work out of a 40 hour work week

How To Work Less But Achieve More In A 40 Hour Work Week

They still call it a 40-hour work week, but in the competitive business world today, not many people can get away with putting in just 40 hours. For most people in positions of responsibility, it’s probably closer to 60 hours. But what if you could motivate your team to generate 60 hours worth of work …

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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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Looking Beyond the Job Description

Author: Steve Deighton Unfortunately, many job descriptions are simply dysfunctional. Too often, what they describe has little to no bearing on an individual’s actual abilities, knowledge, skills, or the fit needed for successful performance of the job. Why is this? Two reasons come immediately to mind. First, the organization is using the same description for …

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Who Else Wants to Reduce Work Stress?

By Sally Ann Moyer Letting go is not just a therapeutic lesson in healing negative emotional experiences but also an effective management skill. The ability to say ‘no’ shows that you know how to prioritize. This management skill is necessary for workplace success. While a myriad of responsibilities compete for your attention, discerning which to refuse is …

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Solving Employee Productivity Problems with Innovation Programs

By Diamond Richardson Apple CEO Tim Cook is following Google’s lead by introducing a program called “Big Sky.” Similar to Google’s 20 percent rule, Apple will allow select employees a few weeks off of their normal jobs to work solely on developing new Apple projects. Under Steve Jobs, the organization had a more hierarchal structure, …

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