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The 1 Time Thief You Can’t Ignore. – inc.com post

We are all guilty of this one. By: David Finkel Author, ‘The Freedom Formula: How to Succeed in Business Without Sacrificing Your Family, Health, or Life.‘ Email has become both the biggest boon and bane to our existence. It allows us to pass along timely information to an interested audience, and it also suffocates us […]

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Actual unemployment/underemployment numbers differ significantly from published data – post

By: Don Oehlert, Sr. Managing Partner; <eCareerCoaching.com> The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) compiles a count of those Americans that are employed, unemployed and underemployed.They have been doing this since the inception of the WPA in 1940. The results of every survey can be found on their website, which is <bls.gov>. The differences between “counted […]

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Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? They Want to See These 4 Things in the Workplace – inc.com post

Employee engagement is no longer an HR buzzword. It’s a way of being–every single day. By: Marcel Schwantes, Founder and Chief Human Officer, Leadership From the Core Managing is always a challenge, but seemingly now more than ever. Studies indicate that up to 85% of all people that are currently working are not fully engaged. […]

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Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran Says Every Exceptional Person Suffers From Self-Doubt: How to Use Imposter Syndrome to Your Advantage – inc.com post

According to the ‘Shark Tank’ star, self-doubt isn’t something to overcome. Self-doubt can provide a foundation for excellence. Says Self-Doubt is the Exceptional Person’s Best Friend By: Jeff Haden Sometimes timing and luck factor into our successes. Sometimes its just plain old effort. Sometimes its something else entirely! Whatever it is, we all suffer from […]

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Busting a management myth: empowering employees doesn’t mean leaving them alone – McKinsey & Company post

Empowerment often requires more involvement, not less. In part one of this two-part series, we explore the fundamental misunderstanding of what empowerment means, and how it impacts leadership and management styles. In this, the first part of a two-part discussion of “empowerment,” we’ll take a look at how one manager found a need to become […]

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What it really means to lead more effectively through empowerment – McKinsey & Company post

Empowerment is a high-touch contact sport, but for “hands-on” leadership to be empowering, you need to be an inspiring coach. In part two of this two-part series, we delve into how leaders can genuinely empower employees and the positive impact this approach can deliver. By Aaron De Smet Delivers growth, innovation, and organizational agility and is […]

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The 10 most innovative workplace companies of 2020 – FAST Company post

These are the groundbreaking initiatives and products that major players—including Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Spotify, and Uber—are utilizing to enhance their workplaces. By: FAST Company FAST Company publishes it’s “10 Best..” lists on a regular basis. It is quite an honor to be considered one of the Top 10 in your market. So here is the list […]

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Coronavirus: As employers weigh layoffs, these job listings are surging due to pandemic – USA Today post

By: Dalvin Brown Not surprisingly, some employers are considering layoffs, as business slows due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But if you are in health care – especially nursing – there are more jobs available this week over last. If you know community logistics, crisis management, thorough cleaning and sanitizing methods, there will be more jobs […]

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How Acting Like a Toddler Can Help You From Overthinking at Work – inc.com post

Overthinking has serious consequences inside and outside the office. Here’s how to break the cycle. By: Ryan Holmes, Founder and CEO, Hootsuite Research has shown that children laugh on average, 300 times a day. Adults on the other hand, laugh only about 17 times a day. It appears that we do not wish to appear […]

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4 ways Google looks for emotional intelligence in job candidates – FAST Company post

EI is a sought-after quality. Here are some ways people at Google look for it during the application process. By: Gwen Moran Very few companies get as many resumes as does Google. Last year alone, they reviewed over 3 million of them! One of the most-important criteria they look for is “Googleyness” – better known […]

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