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2 Ways Managers Can Get The Best Out Of Millennials

It is almost improbable for any manager not to have millennials in their team. Individuals who became young adults in the year 2000 and on are finishing university and entering the job market, which creates a multi-generational gap between millennials and their leaders, as well as…

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How To Deal With The 3 Most Common Workplace Conflicts

In your personal life, you likely pick your friends and your spouse. However, you often don’t get to pick the people you spend the most time with – your coworkers. (more…)

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How To Manage Staff That You Dislike Personally

While managers typically have the final say in recruitment decisions, they cannot always foresee how a candidate will act once they are hired. Furthermore, newer leaders are often stuck with the team members who were there before them, even if they don’t get along. (more…)

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Is Healthy Competition Good For The Workplace?

Great athletes have one thing in common – they are better than their competitors. The role of sport coaches is to train their athletes to be the best, and then pin them against their peers to see who will be the better performer. (more…)

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How To Deal With These Two Types Of Difficult Employee

In a perfect world, all employees would fit into one mould – a worker that listens, follows directions, shows initiative, and cares about their work. Unfortunately, most leaders can attest that these perfect employees do not exist. Instead, there are all types of staff members,…

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3 Quick Tips On Managers Building Their Self-Confidence

Some people are born leaders, while others need to work hard to develop their leadership abilities. One important aspect that sets apart successful managers from others is confidence. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Adopting An Open Door Policy

Many people prefer a silent place to gather their thoughts when they work. This is why most companies create offices for their managers, allowing them to have their own spaces. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On How To Stress & Infuriate Your Team

There a multitude of articles online detailing how managers can help their staff manage their stress levels. Certainly, tight schedules, big workloads and an off balance in work-life ratio can be to blame; however, oftentimes, leaders are the very ones responsible for causing their subordinates…

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How To Say “No” Without Crushing Morale

How do you think you would feel if you had offered countless suggestions to another person, only to have all of them rejected? You would likely start to realise that your opinions are not valued or wanted, and would eventually stop offering them. (more…)

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2 Ways You Can Give Strategic Bonuses To Your Team

Many organisations reward their employees annually with a bonus in addition to their regular salary. When questioned, most bosses reply that they give out bonuses to thank their staff for their hard work, and improve employee retention. (more…)

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A Quick Tip On Boosting Your Team’s Productivity…

If you are like most managers, you likely sit down at your desk at 8am, not looking up from documents and emails until lunchtime. However, new research from the Draugiem Group, a social networking firm, as reported by Chartered Management Institute, found that working for…

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Important Lessons From 2 Business Leaders Who Work Part-Time

If you are an executive who works long and hard hours, you likely tell yourself that that is just the price of success. In the modern world, most executives believe that all others in their similar positions work tirelessly and have no life. (more…)

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