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11 Things You Need to Know About the Redesigned Google Drive - BetterCloud Monitor

Google Drive, once again, has a brand-new look and there are a lot of changes to absorb. While many changes were design and user-experience …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Dismantling the Sales Machine

Sales leaders have long fixated on process discipline. They have created opportunity scorecards, qualification criteria, and activity metrics—all part of a formal sales process designed to help their team members replicate the approaches of star performers. This is the world of the sales machine, …

Videos – Podcasts - Training

Videos – Podcasts - Training

Become a Great Negotiator: 5 Steps

The trick to achieving a "win-win" is to collaborate rather than compete.<p>Although everyone claims to want a "win-win" deal, the sad truth is that most businesspeople are competitive and subconsciously want to "win" by making the other person "lose."<p>Even when you enter negotiations with the best of …

Management

How to Handle the Pessimist on Your Team

<b>Turning Negativity into Productivity</b><br>Dealing with a pessimist on your team can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience. Attempts to ignore or counter frequent negative comments may simply incite further negativity. Good news: by being proactive you can help the pessimist change his behavior …

If You’re Not Helping People Develop, You’re Not Management Material

Skilled managers have never been more critical to the success of firms than they are today. Not because employees can’t function without direction, but because managers play a vital role in talent management. Gone are the comprehensive career management systems and expectations of long-term …