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Simple Steps To Resolve Conflict Between Two Employees

One of the most destructive problems at work is a conflict among employees. When an argument breaks out between one or more colleagues, this often interferes with work, as individuals focus on personal issues rather than spend their time working. (more…)

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3 Golden Rules Of Using Visuals In Meetings

When you are hosting a large meeting, it may be hard to communicate effectively with the attendees. First, unless you have a microphone, not everyone may hear you. (more…)

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How To Define Culture In The Globally Connected World

“Culture” is a term that has long been used to describe the collective intellectual achievements of a given society. In the anthropological sense, a culture is defined by a collective social, political, and legal structure, a common language, and shared views on religion and art.…

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The 3 Secrets To Holding Meetings Under 30 Minutes

We have all been to a meeting that has run out of control, spending hours and feeling like nothing has gotten accomplished. Even if productive, long meetings take up a lot of time out of the working day, preventing productivity and efficiency at the office.…

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How Do You Empower Your Staff?

Managers should make an attempt to empower their staff. Empowering means providing them with the skills and support needed to help them succeed in their profession. (more…)

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Are You Lacking A Work/Life Balance?

Many employees, in general, often face problems achieving a work/ life balance. (more…)

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How Does A New Manager Build Successful Teams?

When new managers start on the job, they usually have a hard task of assembling a team. Whether this requires utilising existing employees, or adding new members, this process is not always as smooth as one would like it to be. Existing employees can be…

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Is Conflict Actually A Good Thing In Business?

Conflict has a negative image associated with it. Most of us try to stay away from conflict, choosing to separate ourselves from the stress that comes with yelling matches and disagreements. (more…)

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Employee Discussions: Learning Tool Or Distraction?

When it comes to training a multi-generational workforce, a great debate exists regarding the use of discussions in the training classroom. (more…)

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How To Train The New Virtual Generation

One of the greatest challenges in the realm of training is the generational differences found amongst adult learners. While Boomers generally prefer a more traditional classroom setting based on a clear, unidirectional transfer of information from the instructor to the learner, later generations are starting…

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3 Ways As A Manager You Can Help Your Business Grow

If you are supervising  a department or an entire company, as a manager, one of your duties must be to help the business grow. (more…)

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How To Downsize Without Losing Efficiency

Since the new year started, many organisations have been reviewing their finances from the previous year. When doing so, some may notice that they are not doing as well financially as they would like to. This realisation comes with a hard choice, as one of…

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