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Are your people afraid? How to minimize fear and maximize trust

by Judith E. Glaser Are your people afraid? I’m not asking if you are a bully or a bad boss, or about the fear about being punished for a well-thought-out plan or product launch that fails. I’m talking about something … Continue reading

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Ouch! Why Those Precious Few Engaged Workers Leave

​The latest Gallup poll ​ (October 2013)​ on the State of the Global workplace show​s only 13% of the ​worldwide ​workforce is engaged.​ (The U.S. and Canada has the highest number of engaged workers: 29%.)​  ​ ​” The bulk of … Continue reading

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Are Your Best Managers Hiding in Plain Sight?

by Helen Whelan Over 80 % of the managers in companies aren’t cut out to be managers.  That’s according to several Gallup studies of hundreds of organizations, 27 million employees and more than 2.5 million work units over the past … Continue reading

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How to Up Your Success Quotient in Finding Future Leaders

by Sandra Ford Walston Succession planning, or passing the baton of leadership, is a big priority for many organizations yet so many HR executives spend their time just putting out fires trying to quickly hire talent for a given job. … 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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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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Fifty Shades of Mentoring & 4 Ways to Succeed

by Lois Zachary It was a dark and stormy night. Secretly, she wanted to cancel their mentoring meeting. She was scared. Scared about driving during the storm and also that if she didn’t meet with her mentor this evening she would miss … Continue reading

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Quiet, Please: I’m an Introvert and Proud of It

by Helen Whelan I love to listen. I’d much rather ask questions than talk. I like to receive information and think about what is being said. Sometimes, I’ve been asked whether “I get it”. Often that has been code to … Continue reading

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