Tag Archives: Communication

How Are You Managing Video Viewing at Work?

Research firm Harris Interactive asked over 200 workers at different companies what kinds of videos they watched at work. The employees said they spent about 18 minutes a week watching video. About a third of that time was spent watching … Continue reading

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5 Leadership Traits CEOs Admire

You may or may not want to make it to the corner office, but no doubt you do want to succeed. If you’re a manager, you might want to take a look at the NYT’s article on “Distilling the Wisdom of CEO’s.”  … Continue reading

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Managers and The Potted Plant Syndrome

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.”  He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how to handle … Continue reading

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Online Corporate Training to Effectively Manage Change

There are so many forces of change we can’t control: the ups and downs of the economy and the stock market, competition, a merger, layoffs, technology, etc. You name it, it’s coming at you and your organization all the time. The important fact … Continue reading

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You’re Not in Camelot

The good news: the economy is improving. Bad news: those employees you expected to stay are now looking to jump ship. They are four times as likely to be dis-engaged if their direct supervisor or manager is dis-engaged. In a recent … Continue reading

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How to Make Good Decisions in a Split Second

Just think if your reaction to events triggered an army of allies just waiting to help you make the smartest decision and best response in a split second? Would you want that? How valuable would that be to your career or home life in times … Continue reading

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Falling from Grace

Fortune has reversed itself for two top creative talents, who before these mishaps, were considered leaders in their fields. Julie Taymor, the creative genius and director of the very successful “Lion King” (took in $1 billion for owner Disney), other … Continue reading

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Leadership Tip: How to Energize Yourself and Your Team

Karlin Sloan, author of “UnFear”, often writes about leadership skills. She recently wrote: “Many of us believe that our attitude shapes our destiny …. What we focus on becomes our reality. And if we as leaders are tired, stressed, and … Continue reading

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The Human Part of Leadership

George Washington wasn’t considered a great leader just because he was a President or a general. Certainly those titles would confer upon him a lofty place as a leader. But, as Michael Lee Stallard recently wrote he embodied leadership through relationship, … Continue reading

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Time Management and Stress Management

Recently one of our experts, Sharon Melnick, wrote about how to find the mental blocks that make us procrastinate. She’s a Harvard trained psychologist and has been coaching and speaks on procrastination and time management.  She lays out the argument that you know what your … Continue reading

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