The business meeting that got stunningly truthful

July 4, 2018
The company I was working for was in trouble, and everyone seemed to know it. Bonuses stopped; goals weren’t met. People were nervous.
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Say ‘no’ to no-shows: 8 steps to ‘pre-boarding’

July 3, 2018
More employers are launching formal “pre-boarding” programs. The goal: engage new hires between the time they accept an employment offer and the first day. Here are eight ideas to keep your new hires committed and interested.
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Military rules for better emails

June 27, 2018
While you should aim to keep your emails short and sweet, sometimes you can’t avoid drafting a lengthy one. Ensure email recipients follow up on your messages appropriately by implementing these rules the military uses.
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Prevent learning decay at work

June 27, 2018
You invest a good bit of time and money on learning and development opportunities for employees at work. Make sure that the training sticks by following these rules.
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Nail employees’ midyear check-ins

June 27, 2018
Now is the perfect time to sit down with employees, assess how far they’ve come—and determine how far they still need to go.
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4 people you need on your team if you want this place to get real

June 22, 2018
For the good of the company, a manager needs to spot them, recruit them and get the heck out of their way.
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1-Minute Strategies: July ’18

June 20, 2018
When it comes to screens, bigger is better … Learn management skill from the best
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Avoid a summer slump this year

May 21, 2018
The summer slump doesn’t have to be inevitable. Your team can remain productive all summer long, if you follow this advice.
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Vacation over: 3 tips to slide into work mode

May 21, 2018
Coming back to the office after time off can be challenging, especially when work has piled up in your absence. Use these strategies to get right back into productive habits.
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1-Minute Strategies: June ’18

May 21, 2018
Be ready for Q&As when networking … Skip the auto-signature on internal emails … Good managers finish last
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