Four Tips to Boost the Confidence of Your Team

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Studies show that confidence increases productivity at work. Self-confidence causes you to choose more challenging tasks, which make you stand out amongst your peers. According to a study by the Journal of Economic Psychology titled Self-Esteem and Earnings, your level of confidence is at least as important as how smart you are when it comes… Read more »

3 Strategies to Improve Employee Loyalty

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In most industries, including Consumer Products and the data driven field of Analytics, the days of employees working for one company for 30 years is passé. Hoping your employees stick around out of sheer loyalty is no longer a reality. The battle for top talent now fluctuates between a candidate-driven and an employer-driven marketplace. Despite… 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 »

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part II

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In part one of this post, the focus was on the pursuit of happiness or finding joy in your work as a way to succeed at it in the long term. This post will explore alternate views and approaches to career progress that can help you maximize your own effectiveness and the effectiveness of your team…. Read more »

Big Data Analytics: Why Organizations Continue Going All In

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Governments use “it” to improve security measures against cyber threats. The healthcare industry even relies upon it to improve patient care and manage its resources and personnel. So, what exactly is “it?” Large sets of data—aka big data—are now prevalent in nearly every domain across the globe. As many successful business owners are aware, harnessing… Read more »

The Best Talent Isn’t Searching for a Job: Here’s How You Can Find Them

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The best prospective hires are the ones who are not currently looking for a job – at least not actively. Passive candidates generally are happy where they are, but may be open to considering a better offer. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that passive candidates currently comprise 84 percent of the nation’s workforce. Just… Read more »