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The 3 Main Differences Between Management & Leadership

The words manager and leader are used interchangeably most of the time, but they are not the same. There is a world of difference between a manager, which every single company on the planet has, and a true leader, which is fairly rare. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Can Work More Ethically In The Workplace

In today’s age, it is imperative that companies work in the most ethical way. Customers and partners demand transparency, and the Internet makes it possible for an issue or scandal to break in a matter of seconds. (more…)

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3 Ways You Can Improve Communication With Other Departments

Although all of the employees of a company are considered a team, it’s not uncommon for cross department conflicts and barriers to prevent effective communication. In fact, two thirds of all staff members think that communication across departments is poor, according to a survey. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Give Bad News In The Right Way

Nobody likes to give bad news; however, the job of a manager doesn’t often leave other choices. Leaders must be able to provide negative feedback to allow an employee the chance to improve, lay someone off if there are budget constraints or share the need…

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3 Telltale Signs That You Need To Be Delegating Your Work More

The whole purpose of having a hierarchy (managers and lower-level employees) at the office is so leaders can have help in getting work done. One of the most essential tasks of any successful leader is the ability to delegate. (more…)

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Is Emotional Intelligence Just A Buzzword, Or Do All Managers Need It?

When interviewing possible managers to fill an empty position, leaders often assess a person’s overall intelligence (such as their IQ levels) and their industry-specific intelligence. However, many fail to screen for one vital aspect of their acumen – emotional intelligence. (more…)

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The Top 3 Blogs You Should Be Reading About Employee Motivation

The next time you reach for your phone, consider doing something productive when you search the web other than checking your social media account. If you are a manager, subscribe to the following 3 blogs to learn more about motivating your team players to succeed.…

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3 Ways To Demotivate & Alienate Your Staff

With leaders today being aware that having engaged staff members is vitally important, there are a multitude of articles about how to encourage engagement. (more…)

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3 Ways To Prepare For A Mediation Session With Your Team

A conflict at work is inevitable at one time or another. Whether it is between yourself and another employee or between other colleagues, different attitudes and opinions mean that a disagreement is bound to come up. (more…)

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3 Ways The Best Managers Can Improve Their Empathy Skills

When trying to improve leadership skills, managers often focus on delegation, communication and time management. However, an important skill that every boss needs to possess in order not only to be respected, but liked, is empathy. (more…)

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3 Tips On Monitoring Work You’ve Delegated (Without Micromanaging!)

All managers have found themselves in a situation where they had assigned work to their team only to get it turned in late or not at all, or receive something completely different than what was needed. You don’t want to micromanage your team and look…

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2 Ways You Can Turn Your Team From Sheep Into Leaders

The most common complaint that all managers have is lack of time to focus on their responsibilities. It’s not uncommon for leaders to be bombarded with questions and concerns the minute they walk through their office doors, and have to put out fires throughout the…

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