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5 Worst PR Fails of 2013 | Inc.com

Even companies with massive PR departments or those who contract the best PR agencies in town can have a misstep. However, it can permanently damage a brand and lead to expensive and time consuming control measures. There were some real whoppers last year--and some have yet to be forgotten.<p><b>1. JP</b> …

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What makes a good engineering manager?

This past week, I was asked a very interesting question- What makes a good engineering manager? Here are some highlights and notes from that …

How A Bad Boss Can Make You Sick

Life is short but apparently it can become a lot shorter if you spend your days dealing with a bad boss. In a recent study performed by Keas.com they found that 77% of employees experienced physical symptoms of stress from bad bosses and workers who had inconsiderate or uncommunicative managers …

If you double the pressure at work, then double the love

Consultant Lisa Haneberg will often be called in by companies when a high-performing team hits a crisis. Productivity has plummeted, with members sniping at each other or quitting to join other firms. Time after time, she has found that at the epicentre of the trauma is a brand new accountability …

IBM IT Infrastructure Blog - Insights on the IT infrastructure breakthroughs of today and tomorrow

Customers repeatedly tell us that scaling storage capacity within tight budgets is a growing challenge, especially as data continues to grow …

10 Features of a Perfect Project Manager - Project Management Hut

<b>Strategist</b><p>Arguably, the key word characterizing a perfect project manager is vision. Of course, successful implementation of a project requires …

Help Your Employees Be Themselves at Work

How can managers create workplace environments where people feel comfortable being themselves? Research has shown that hiding our true identities can cripple professional performance. For instance, closeted LGBT employees feel much more isolated at work than their openly gay peers, and 52% of …

Monday* – Time Management

1<p>George Rupp: <br>Cap Your Face Time<p>Before he served as CEO of the International Rescue Committee from 2002 until last year, George Rupp was president of …

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The five most hilarious business questions I've been asked

John Timpson, the Telegraph's management expert, reflects on the most amusing questions he's been asked during his time as our business agony uncle<p>Answering questions from Telegraph readers has never been dull but some have given me special enjoyment and plenty of fun.<p>I like the bits of business …

How to Participate in Your Employee’s Coaching

Once upon a time, executive coaching was viewed as a remedial intervention for executives and managers who needed to be “fixed” in some way. Managers were not expected to be particularly involved in the coachee’s exploration or journey. Coaching was even sometimes viewed as “outsourcing” the …

Why do smart managers do stupid things?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>Sometimes, it's the smallest sources of irritation that cause …

The Rise of the Rude Hiring Manager

When his three-hour board interview ended with an offer to join the executives for a beer, 35-year-old Martin* figured he’d nailed the job. He had spent the last two months interviewing for a position as director of operations at a sporting goods company. His resume was spot-on — he’d spent five …

Do You Have The Right Followers In Business?

When it comes to business, not all followers are created equal. If you get paid to lead, you may or may not care what type of followers you have as long as you have them. However, your long-term success as a leader depends entirely on the quality of your followers.<p>The kind of leader you are …

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Building Innovation Into Sustainability: Keep Ahead Of Your Competitors

Gary Lawrence is Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), an $8-billion global provider of professional technical and management support services. AECOM’s 45,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and …

How to Motivate Someone You Don’t Like

The odds are pretty low that you’ll like <i>everyone</i> you have to manage. And while you may think that disliking an employee or two isn’t something to be concerned about (after all, making friends isn’t the point of being a manager), it can actually interfere with your job. A caring manager is key to …

4 Secrets You Should Never Hide From Your Boss

For career success, what worked in the last century won’t work today. Once, workers expected to be employed by one organization for decades. To keep their jobs, those workers conformed to their employer’s expectations. They toed the line and guarded their tongues, waiting politely for promotions …