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    5 Ways to Boost Collaboration During Remote Work

    Without face-to-face interactions, collaboration can be a challenge in remote work. In its stead are virtual meetings, which The New Yorker dubs as “a diminished simulacrum of the conference-table gatherings that drive so much of corporate life.” In other words, virtual meetings cannot approximate the richness of in-person interactions. Spontaneous hallway conversations, ‘water cooler’ talk, …

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    How Continuous Learning Makes You a Better Leader

    Almost every successful leader has one thing in common — they never tire of learning. Lifelong learning is one of the key factors in growing successful businesses. The reason it makes such a difference is that it gives leaders an edge. If you want to become a better leader, make continuous learning a priority.

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    4 Keys to Successful Teamwork

    Effective teamwork is the number one rule of an organization’s success. It has many benefits such as increased productivity, improved work quality, increased employee morale and etc.  Putting together a great team may seem like a simple task. Hire the best individuals and there you go! Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that in the real …

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    3 Personalities Who Ruin Meetings

    In every office, there are types of people that make the meetings miserable. This week I combined the 3 most frequent types of personalities that ruin meetings, enjoy!

    Multi-Tasker: The multi-taskers bring their laptops and cell phones to the meeting and constantly keep working on their laptops and check their phones all the time. They…
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    10 Differences Between a Manager and a Leader

    When you get promoted to the role of a manager, unfortunately you don’t automatically become a leader. Although these two words can be used interchangeably, they represent two completely different traits. Being a leader is much different than being a manager. There are important differences between the two and below you can find 10 of …

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    Small Hacks to Make Your Employees Happier and Improve Employee Retention Rate

    Sometimes employees don’t feel engaged at work, leading to a less-than-positive work ethic and environment. That doesn’t mean employers should stream cat videos on a loop to keep workers alert, but engaged employees mean engaged customers.

    According to a 2015 Gallup Poll, 32 percent of American employees feel engaged at work, while 50.8 percent of …

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    7 Leadership Challenges You Can Effectively Overcome

    Successful businesses often have leaders who excel at developing skills, guiding employees and being a consistent voice of reason. Leadership entails ample responsibility, with a variety of common challenges associated with the leadership role. Fortunately, leaders can respond to many of these challenges with proper foresight and handling of the situation.

     

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    How to Manage Remote Employees Successfully

    In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It is slowly becoming the new norm for companies to hire people from other cities and sometimes other countries. Although having remote employees and managing a remote team have its own challenges, when managed successfully, it may save your company …

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    3 Killer Recruiting Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    As someone who started a business from an apartment, I can empathize with entrepreneurs and I constantly root for the start-ups who come to our recruiting firm for employees. As a matter of fact, we have an entire group solely dedicated to small business clients simply because entrepreneurial firms need significantly more help with their …

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    No Nagging Needed: How to Get Employees to Meet Deadlines

    If your boss micromanages you, it feels awful. It instills a sense of powerlessness, cramps your productivity and squishes your creativity. This same feeling could be true for the employees you manage if you’re micromanaging them and unaware of it.

    You need to manage your employees and make sure you, and they, meet deadlines. It …

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