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Why Praising Your Employees Boosts Productivity

  • February 13, 2014
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“A company is stronger if it is bound by love rather than by fear.” — Herb Kelleher Have you ever worked at a company where managers gave little to no praise or recognition to their employees? No? Well, consider yourself lucky! More often than not, employees aren’t recognized enough for their accomplishments, and neglecting to […]

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Why Performance Reviews Don’t Work

  • February 10, 2014
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“If performance evaluations were a drug, they would not receive F.D.A. approval,” because “they have so many side effects, and so often they fail.” – Robert Sutton, Stanford Professor and co-author of just published, Scaling Up Excellence. (Source) It’s no secret that most employees, and even most managers, dislike the annual performance review. I remember […]

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5 Tips On How To Be An Engaged Employee

  • February 06, 2014
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Staying engaged at work is a struggle for many. According to Gallup’s recent “State of the American Workplace” survey, “latest findings indicate that 70% of American workers are ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ and are emotionally disconnected from their workplaces and less likely to be productive.” (Source).  That means happiness and productivity levels are low […]

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5 Tips on Giving Good Feedback

  • February 03, 2014
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In most workplaces, ongoing feedback is scarce and typically comes around in the form of performance reviews only once a year. At TalentCove we understand the worth of receiving regular feedback from managers and peers. Even a small, but specific comment such as “you did great work on the P&G presentation, keep it up”, can […]

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Why Sharing Progress & Feedback Will Propel Your Career

  • January 30, 2014
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The most important thing you can do to achieve more at work is to know what you are accomplishing and sharing your progress. Get more done and get the recognition you deserve! In my previous management role at a global enterprise software company, Craig was a top performer in my team.  He always made sure […]

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