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How To Sack Your Disrespectful Employee “Humanely”

There can be many reasons why you need to let an employee go; they may not be performing up to your standards, they may be rude or disrespectful, or you may simply eliminate the position. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Building Trust Within Your Team

Trust is imperative in any type of functional relationship, whether it be personal, romantic, or professional. When there is trust amongst colleagues, workflow is smoother and employees are happier. (more…)

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Why Leaders Should Have The Last Word In ALL Meetings

A typical work meeting usually requires the leader to do most of the work. This person would start off the meeting, announcing the topics to be discussed, and then proceed to discuss various points. (more…)

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Why Young Managers Should NOT Be Overlooked

When conjuring up an image of a traditional manager, most people would probably imagine someone who is middle aged. In fact, many bosses purposely abstain from hiring anyone younger because they can’t imagine these individuals leading staff that would be older than them. (more…)

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3 Small Tweaks That Will Hugely Improve Your Recruitment Process

Employee recruitment is a skill that is crucial to the success of your firm. The way you are able to attract and hire the right candidates determines how skilled and dedicated your employee pool will be. (more…)

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How To Empower Your Staff Through Open Questions

A professional relationship between a leader and employees is akin to all other relationships; as such, communication is essential to their success. There are various components to this, such as minding nonverbal communication, cultural differences, listening, etc. (more…)

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How To Transform Your Company Into A ‘Role Model Firm’

Whether you are flipping through a business magazine, or reading the latest industry articles online, you undoubtedly come across certain organisations that stand out from the rest. It is hard enough to keep a firm in business and profitable, much less to make it the…

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Are You Still Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions?

We are all guilty of this, making new year resolutions, only to realise in February that we did not keep most of them. Although this is a regular occurrence, most of us will still end up making new resolutions year after year. (more…)

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3 Ways Workplace Disagreements Benefit Your Organisation

If asked, most managers would probably answer that a conflict at the office is not something they would want to tolerate. Upon the mention of any disagreement, most people imagine screaming, fighting and disruption to regular work proceedings. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Making Virtual Employees Part Of The Team

It is hard enough to create a true team from employees who are physically located in the same office, but it is much more difficult to undertake the same endeavour with staff members who work from other locations. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Empowering Employees With No Motivation

Unmotivated employees can cause many problems for managers. It is difficult to accept the lazy attitude of some, while seeing the determination and self-motivation of other staff members who don’t need to be told what to do at all. (more…)

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The 3 Main Benefits Of Raising Employee’s Self-Esteem

A manager position is a multifaceted role; while it is obvious that leaders have to manage their employees’ outputs to meet job demand, it is less understood that they should also care about their staff’s mental perceptions about themselves as related to the job. (more…)

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