Work-Life Balance

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As we approach the dog days of summer, the days are long, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands of the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is one that should be addressed on an ongoing basis within… Read more »

How to Become a Better Leader for Your Team

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Leadership is about putting the needs of others ahead of yourself. Serving others, as long as it is in the direction of achieving your corporate goals, is the true essence of effective leadership. Leadership is about seeking out what motivates someone, and figuring out how that internal motivation can be mobilized to help the team… Read more »

Good Leadership is the Key to Employee Retention

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High retention is most often an issue of leadership. The key measure of your effectiveness as a leader lies both in the results your team achieves and their willingness to follow you with their heart, not just their head and their hands. And it’s not just the leadership of your subordinates, leadership applies to peers,… Read more »

Recruit the Best and Then Invest: How to Ensure Success of New Hires

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Investing in your employees is a great way to build morale and to add value to your organization. Of course, recruiting the best possible candidates is the first step in this strategy. And once you have placed great talent on your team, whether from an internal hire, or an executive search firm, you can take… Read more »

Developing a Leadership Style

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “leader”? Each style of leadership is unique. And it is this uniqueness that can be both motivating and confusing as a manager takes on this role and tries to identify his or her leadership style. Different styles are appropriate for different employees and different scenarios…. Read more »

Impending Merger? Here’s How to Protect Your Career

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Few events are as stressful to your career as news of an impending company merger or acquisition. The best strategy is to plan and prepare for what lies ahead. Pick up as much reliable information from initial rumors, then formulate your strategy and act quickly. Recent studies have shown that job loss and uncertainty are… Read more »