Moving On: How to Turn in Your Letter of Resignation

The way in which you leave your job can impact your future employment. For this reason, it is important to follow proper resignation etiquette when you are resigning from a job. Doing so will allow you to maintain a positive and professional relationship with your former employer and this can have an effect on your […]

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7 Ways Managers Can Use Technology for Better Productivity

One of the most challenging parts of a manager’s job is maintaining productivity among team members. As one might guess, low productivity negatively impacts companies in a number of ways including decreased revenue, employee engagement, and overall work quality. The good news, however, is that technology can be used to simplify tasks and help employees […]

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Techniques to Win Over Your Most Negative Employee

Part of a manager’s job is to deal with interpersonal factors that contribute to a functional team environment. One common problem that can have a major impact on team performance is a negative employee. A negative employee can infect an entire team and kill morale faster than you could imagine. That’s why it’s important to […]

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Why Every Manager Needs to Learn Negotiation Skills

There is no doubt that negotiation skills are an important part of doing business. In today’s highly competitive market, the ability to negotiate is more important than ever. However, negotiating skills extend far beyond boardroom meetings, client contracts, and sales. Negotiation skills can be invaluable when discussing the responsibilities of employees and new hires as […]

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9 Signs That You’ve Been Working Too Much

Have you ever woken up feeling completely exhausted and frustrated that you have to go back to work? Many working professionals lose track of the amount of hours they work in a week and they end up finding themselves in this exact position. This is an indication that you could be experiencing employee burnout. Employee […]

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How to Stop Office Gossip from Controlling Your Team

  Nothing positive comes as a result of office gossip. In fact, it can be a serious problem that leads to an unproductive team and an unhealthy work environment. As a manager, it’s your job to put a stop to office gossip before it causes a rift between your team members. Here are a few […]

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Recovering from Leadership Failures and Learning from Your Mistakes

The wisdom of learning from failures is irrefutable. However, managers and organizations that do it well are rare. Even though mistakes are inevitable at some point, there are many leaders who struggle to recover from failures. They simply didn’t respond well to their mistakes and it ended up costing them more than it should have. […]

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7 Ways for Managers to Encourage Positivity in the Workplace

A positive work environment drives and excites employees and it results in their maximum contribution. Companies that have a positive work culture have happier employees and experience less turnover than companies with a high stress work environment. When we think about how much time we actually spend at work, it becomes more and more apparent […]

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How to Find Your Management Style and Make it Work for You

As you prepare to step into your management role, you might be thinking about how you plan to go about doing your job. You might think back to past managers and reflect on which ones were great and which were not so great. Each of your managers probably had certain flaws and strengths that shaped […]

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