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5 Essential Characteristics of Great Managers

  • January 19, 2015
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On the topic of management, a very popular question on Quora asks about the key characteristics of a great manager. Having interviewed and surveyed several dozen managers at Inc. 5000 companies this past year, we have looked at considerable data on the most critical managerial traits in high performance environments. Before you can be a great […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Top Talent Is Leaving and What You Can Do About It

  • October 02, 2014
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Retaining top talent is always difficult. Suitable pay and benefits are just table stakes. Companies need to think clearly about what keeps employees engaged and excited to stay. Today, there is still considerable confusion about why top employees even leave their jobs. An article written by Leigh Branham (talent management consultant) points out the disconnect […]

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Engaging the Workforce Through Goals and Progress

  • August 28, 2014
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The struggle is real! At work we want to be successful and recognized for our efforts and accomplishments, while still having time left over for relaxation and personal fulfillment.  But we become so overwhelmed with the demands on our time — making to do lists, answering emails, unproductive meetings, and putting out daily fires — that we […]

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5 Employee Engagement Tips to Help Your Company Thrive

  • August 12, 2014

A shocking 70% of Americans who work full-time say they are not engaged and the number of engaged employees worldwide is even lower (13% of employees worldwide are engaged). Clearly, effective employee engagement is something employers need to keep working on if they want productive, happy employees who will be motivated to contribute their best. […]

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5 Keys to High Performance Team Building

  • July 24, 2014
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Good leaders understand how worthy high performance teams are to an organization. Building, motivating, and nurturing such a team remains one of the most important, and toughest, tasks leaders face. But, what is it that makes it so challenging? First of all, teams are made up of individuals with different desires, knowledge and levels of […]

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