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Oct 01, 2014
Last month, we explored reasons to call a meeting. Here are six reasons when you shouldn't call a meeting. Don’t Call a Meeting If… The subject is about a person and better handled…
Dec 20, 2013
Being authentic at work is as important as being yourself in your personal life. Checking your ego at the door may not be all that needs to be kept in check. For more on this topic…
Dec 27, 2013
There is only one of you...one person with one life that needs managing with both work and play activities included. Using two calendars puts you at risk for missing an important event…
Jan 03, 2014
It sounds funny, but it’s an old physical therapy trick to save your back.  It works and saves time.  Kids love it too.  Maybe it will get them to make their own beds! 
Jan 10, 2014
Create a folder for each person who reports to you, your supervisor, or any other significant person you deal with regularly including family members, board chairs, and project managers. …
Jan 31, 2014
In doing a root cause analysis, try asking yourself "why" five times. Here's an example: You have an employee who is perpetually late. Here's how to get to the bottom of it so you can…
Mar 07, 2014
One of the most powerful statements that an employee can hear at work is “Thank you.”  Today, March 7, 2014, employers across the nation will celebrate and recognize their employees…
Jun 06, 2014
While Human Resources is often referred to as the “soft side” of your business, there’s actually a science behind it all.  Professionals who conduct this work, Industrial/Organizational…
Sep 01, 2014
Call a Meeting When... Need the entire group to provide information Want team participation in making a decision or solving a problem Want to share information, a success, or a…
Jul 23, 2015
Learn how Zappos has bid their supervisory structure goodbye by listening to this NPR story here and reading more about it in New York Times here. Zappos is part of a growing group…