Category Archives: management

Videos to Empower Managers to Be Good Coaches

“That’s their job, isn’t it?” That’s a common response from managers who think good work should be expected and that an annual review is the time to give feedback. Meanwhile, the team sees their manager as uncaring or, worst, absent. … Continue reading

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Job Loss from Age Discrimination – Not Taking It Lying Down

…or Please You Better Respect My Generation! Richard L. White, a former director of career services at Rutgers University for 22 years, recently joined three other employees over the age of 60 and sued Rutgers for age discrimination. According to the … Continue reading

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Watch Out for the Woman Bully Boss

By Sandra Ford Walston Forty percent of bullies are women, and when women are bullies, they choose women as targets 71% of the time. Sadly, when the bully finds his or her target, the target pays with his or her … Continue reading

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Three Ways Managers Can Encourage Team Building

by Judith Glaser You walk into a meeting late and people are already in huddles. Colleagues glance over ever so briefly then turn back to their conversations. You sit down in a corner and use your smart phone to check … Continue reading

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Is Refusing to Hire Someone with a Visible Tattoo Discrimination?

by Helen Whelan The same could be asked about body piercing. I remember being on a jury where the defense attorney had a pierced ball earring on her lip. All I could do was watch that little bead bob up … Continue reading

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Can One New Habit Change Your Life?

by Michelle Baker The other day, I noticed my sister posted a Facebook status about a new habit my niece, Rylie, had acquired: Congratulations to my daughter, Rylie! She has successfully gone one whole year (without cheating!) without using a … Continue reading

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Business Training Video Library for a Time Pressed Audience

Most likely you’re training young folks and you want to engage them in the important interpersonal skills you’re teaching. Or, you’ve got a group of managers who are hard-pressed to give you their time. They think they have more important … Continue reading

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Leveraging Diversity the Achilles Heel of Business

Workplace diversity is usually touted as a great way to innovate, gain multiple perspective and compete. Yet, in practically every industry and around the world, it is a sorely underutilized strength. According to 1,000 corporate directors, their companies are failing … Continue reading

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Ethics of Business Videos & Getting Clear

Employees of a disengaged manager are four times as likely to be disengaged themselves. It’s contagious. Productivity suffers but also without thinking of the larger ramifications, a manager can lead employees to unethical behavior without realizing it.  Maybe it’s telling … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Key Leadership Skills Video

Have you ever noticed how large companies will often describe “entrepreneurial experience” as a key desired trait for future employees. No wonder. It takes a certain steely resolve and “do whatever it takes” attitude to be an entrepreneur. Large companies … Continue reading

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