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3 Things To Do When An Employee Isn’t Listening To You

Experienced managers know all too well the frustration that occurs when an employee doesn’t listen to them. There are stellar employees who understand everything from the first time and carry out the instructions to a tee. (more…)

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The 4 Best Anger Management Tips

Your peace of mind is a terrible thing to waste! That may not be exactly how the original saying goes, but surely no one will disagree with this updated one. (more…)

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How To Get Your Team To Coach Others

There are insurmountable benefits to coaching your employees at the workplace. However, there is only one of you and many of them, which makes it nearly impossible to pass on everything that you know to your staff. (more…)

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6 Things To Do Before An Employee Appraisal

If you have impending appraisals with your team, the time to start planning is now. Once the workers are in your office, it’s too late to prepare for a productive appraisal and here’s hoping you have had some useful appraisal training as well. (more…)

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What Is The Best Change Management Strategy?

Incoming employees, departing bosses, new software, company merges, new initiatives… these are all changes in a company that cause both employees and processes to go through transitions. These changes can lead to stress, a host of unknowns and chaos to break out in the workplace.…

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How To Make Decisions That Will Affect Your Team

Making a decision can be hard enough when it comes to yourself, but double as difficult when it comes to decisions that affect other people. However, a big part of a manager’s job description is doing just that. (more…)

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How To Keep Calm When An Employee Messes Up

As a manager, your employees’ wins are your wins, but also, their fails are also your fails. It can be extremely frustrating when your employee makes a mistake, especially if you feel that they should have known better. (more…)

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How To Manage A Conflict Within Your Team

Whether you manage a small or a  large team, a conflict between your employees can derail the productivity of your entire department. If your employees truly care about what they do, there will be conflict. You don’t just want “yes people.” Although you expect your…

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2 Ways To Introduce Change At Your Workplace

There is a big difference between how employers and employees see change. Managers tend to view change in a positive light, understanding that it’s necessary to grow and diversify the business and stay competitive. (more…)

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10 Coaching Techniques All Managers Need

The most effective leaders share one secret to their success—it is their employees. Aside from managing projects and delegating tasks, a successful manager will know the importance of developing their employees’ skills. (more…)

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The Top 2 Coaching Models

There is a reason that most sports coaches used to be athletes themselves—it’s difficult to teach what you don’t know yourself. However, managers must often put on the coaching hat in the office, when training their employees in new skills without having much previous experience…

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How To Carry Out Effective Employee Appraisals

Appraisals often get a bad rap because managers use this time ineffectively and not for the right reasons. Most see an employee appraisal as an annual review of the workers performance, which affects their salary and chances of promotion. (more…)

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