Personal Development: Help Yourself and Your Employees Grow

It’s human nature to want to grow within a role. Job satisfaction isn’t static–it changes over time. A job that you felt lucky to get at 20 will likely not be as fulfilling once you enter your thirties. That’s why personal development should matter to companies that want a motivated […]

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Cultivate Your Conceptual Thinking for Visionary Leadership

There are certain qualities that we expect to see in leaders–tenacity, intelligence, and an ability to inspire the people around them. The traditional image of a leader is someone who is exacting, who makes carefully considered decisions based on evidence and facts. They are logical and rational. However, there is […]

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Employee Advocacy: Could it be your competitive advantage?

What was the last great experience you just had to share with your friends? Did you have a mouth-watering meal at a restaurant or watch a suspenseful new movie? Usually, when people have better-than-expected experience, they want to share the story with the people around them. Particularly in the age […]

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Budgeting for Employee Engagement

Do you find budgeting for employee engagement challenging? Well, you are not alone. As an HR professional, you regularly need to evaluate where your company’s HR spending has generated the most success, and where you can afford to save. While many human resource experts have preached the importance of creating […]

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20 Ideas for Rethinking Employee Performance Reviews

The employee performance review is a rite of passage at every job. It’s an accepted convention that once a year, you will meet with your boss one-on-one to discuss the quality of your work in the past year. Your strengths and weaknesses will be covered and your salary may be […]

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Employee Engagement Begins with your Company’s Core Values

In any community, shared values are what bring people together. They let members know what’s right, what’s wrong, and what outcomes people should prioritize over others. Shared values keep people moving toward the same goal. In a way, they are the foundation of any relationship–I trust that you will behave […]

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Mentoring: How Does it Work and Who Should be One?

Experience is a powerful resource that isn’t always easy to quantify. While some companies hire for potential value over previous experience, the deep knowledge gleaned from years within a role or organization is incredibly valuable. Millennials are now entering intermediate and senior level positions, and will comprise 75% of the […]

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Workplace Wellbeing: 50 Ideas for Healthier and Happier Employees

Successful companies are finally beginning to figure out that considering their employees as whole, complex people—as opposed to tools that perform a necessary function—is the right, moral, and profitable thing to do. Groundbreaking research into employee engagement and workplace wellbeing over the past two decades has revealed that healthy, happy […]

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“Am I being micromanaged?” – 8 Signs you work for a micromanager

Afraid you’re being micromanaged at work? You’re not alone. In his book My Way or the Highway, leadership guru and owner of Trinity Solutions consulting firm Harry Chambers shares details from his company’s survey that showed 79 percent of respondents had experienced micromanagement during their careers thus far. Want to […]

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Workplace Wellbeing: 50 Ideas for Healthier and Happier Employees

Successful companies are finally beginning to figure out that considering their employees as whole, complex people—as opposed to tools that perform a necessary function—is the right, moral, and profitable thing to do. Groundbreaking research into employee engagement and workplace wellbeing over the past two decades has revealed that healthy, happy […]

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How To Stop Micromanagement In Its Tracks

“Micromanagement is the motivational equivalent of buying on credit. Enjoy a better product now, but pay a hefty price for it later.” – Ron Friedman In Part One of this two-part series, we outlined the signs that you might be working for a micromanager. We also explained how much damage […]

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