Category: Performance

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Learning and Real-Work Application: Bridging the Gap

An employee’s attendance at a learning event—even if he or she is actively engaged during the session—does not demonstrate learning success for the employee, his/her manager, or the organization. The desired outcome...

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How to Build Emotionally Intelligent, Productive Teams

There’s been a lot of talk about emotional intelligence in the last few years. Many people believe that a person’s EQ (emotional quotient) is just as important as IQ, if not more...

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The Top 5 Workplace-Productivity Killers

While the beautifully designed spaces and free coffee of the modern workplace might not look like a 19th century sweatshop, it might still feel that way to employees slogging through their to-do...

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10 Reasons to Invest in Your Employees (and How It Can Pay Off)

Running a business requires making many different kinds of investments. A company invests its money and resources into advertising, research and development, social media, partnerships, technology, security, and much more. In turn,...

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Coaching for Results: 3 Main Causes of Underperformance (Part 1 of 3)

In many organizations, people shy away from discussions about “performance problems.” Even the phrase “performance issue” is uncomfortable to many. Some people feel like those words are a bit too harsh, even...

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Employee Development: Consider a Strengths-Based Approach

A big part of being a good leader is investing in employee development methods. Taking the time to help your employees develop into effective and engaged team members will support short- and...

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How You Should Improve Your Workday Based on Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs personality test can provide compelling insights into the inner workings of you -- how you perceive the world and how you make decisions. From these key insights, you can also...

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5 Reasons a Holiday Office Party Can Improve Your Company Culture

What is Company Culture? Whether you know it or not, your company has a culture. Company culture is the personality of an organization and stems from factors such as work environment, management...

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Leading High-Performance Teamwork

Strong, flexible, and productive teams provide the competitive edge companies need to produce better results. Companies with strong teams have higher quality, lower costs, increased profits, and exceptional customer service. Why? Because...

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How to Make Your Employees Feel Recognized (And Avoid Losing Them)

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number-one reason people leave their jobs is because they simply don’t feel appreciated. It is important that employees in any organization feel that their...

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