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6 Things To Do Before An Employee Appraisal

Businessmen discussing performanceIf 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.

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What Is The Best Change Management Strategy?

Step 1 - Step 2 - Step 3 ConceptIncoming 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

Businessman thinking at workMaking 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.

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How To Keep Calm When An Employee Messes Up

Business woman keeping calm at deskAs 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.

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How To Manage A Conflict Within Your Team

Employees arguing in a meetingWhether you manage a small or a  large team, a conflict between your employees can derail the productivity of your entire department.

Although you expect your employees to be grown adults and manage their issues on their own, there are times when it is advantageous for a leader to step in and handle the situation.  

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2 Ways To Introduce Change At Your Workplace

Time For Change buttonThere 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.

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10 Coaching Techniques All Managers Need

Business Coaching written on chalk boardThe 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.

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The Top 2 Coaching Models

Business coaching with iconsThere 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 with the upcoming project.

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