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01/10/2014

Hiring smart

By Lisë Stewart

Have you ever been charmed by an applicant? Hired a friend or family member and been disappointed? Kept poor performers long after they should have been asked to leave?..

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01/10/2014

8 ways to handle employee objections when delegating tasks

By Barbara Brown

If you have delegated tasks to employees, you know that everyone is not thrilled about taking on added work. Some objections may be mild and some hostile...

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01/10/2014

How to become the best leader you can be

By Dr. Clinton O. Longnecker

Wherever I travel, people talk about leadership, and many organizations are making it quite clear that they no longer want managers but leaders...

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09/09/2014

Yes, you can reduce employee stress – and maximize performance, too

By David Lee

Many managers mistakenly fear that efforts focused on reducing employee stress require reducing productivity or creating a “country club” atmosphere of low expectations and reduced workloads.

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09/09/2014

Five mistakes managers make when building their team

By Gregg Gregory

No surprise here — we all make mistakes. Many earn their initial management jobs simply by doing well in their follower position...

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13/08/2014

Three keys to successful team building

By Steve Schmidt

“I can do it better.” This is what most entrepreneurs are thinking when they start, or buy, a business. And most can! A successful small business owner usually has the skills required to sell and provide good customer service.

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