Monthly Archives: April 2013

Can Data Help Us Hire Better Talent?

by Helen Whelan Hiring the right person for a job can be difficult at best. Managers often hire people like themselves or focus too much on past experience. Lou Adler, a former executive search recruiter and author of “The Essential … Continue reading

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How to Manage Conflict When You’ve Angered Someone

Ever been late for an appointment and the first thing you do is justify why you’re late?  Or, you anger a co-worker who mis-reads your email of how he can perform better? When you email him back to explain, his … Continue reading

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How Leaders Can Create Positive Attitude

by Karlin Sloan Employed people ages 25 to 54 spend an average of 8.8 hours working each day, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Because of this large time commitment, the workplace is much more than an office … Continue reading

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Are You Sailing Without a Rudder?

Starting a career in management can seem like it’s all about giving orders or telling people what to do. Then, as we get more experience and become more knowledgeable about running a business, we can think the juice comes from … Continue reading

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How to Improve Decision-Making and Innovation in the Workplace

There’s the good and the bad of having so much knowledge at our fingertips, literally. It’s easy to “Google” the answer to any question. Knowledge is no longer held in the hands of a few. But, do we know what to … Continue reading

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