Sat.Jan 18, 2020

Solution Saturday: How to Earn Respect

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I need help! I am the new manager to a team of experienced professionals. How do I earn their respect? Sincerely, New Manager Dear New, Congratulations on being selected to manage… Continue reading → Leading

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Careers For The Academically Minded

Strategy Driven

A lot of people can’t wait to get out of academia when they first set foot into it. However, there are some to whom the practices of finding sources, compiling information, and coming to conclusions is almost a rush.

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7 Steps For Telling A Good Story

Eric Jacobson

According to Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence , a good story includes these seven elements: Has a clear moral or purpose. Has a personal connection to the storyteller and/or the audience. Includes common reference points the audience can understand.

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The Ultimate Break Room Etiquette

HR Digest

Break rooms are a necessity in the office. A break room is a space for workers to relax, get a mini-me time or enjoy a coffee or lunch with co-workers. Having a break room in the office improves efficiency and increases employee satisfaction in an organization.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

4 Steps For Providing Effective Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.