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How to Be a Family-Friendly Boss

I have a friend who is an ascending executive at an international financial firm. His career has always been demanding- long hours, lots of travel, ultra-high performance standards (which he always has met or exceeded). Several years ago, when his daughter was quite young, he was considering …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees

The most motivated and productive people I’ve seen recently work in an older company on the American East Coast deploying innovative technology products to transform a traditional industry. To a person, they look astonished when I ask whether their dedication comes from anticipation of the money …

The One Thing Your Team Wants You to Stop Doing

The other day, on the sidelines of a conference, a bright young manager sought my advice. “I’ve tried using different leadership styles, but I can’t seem to dispel my team’s sense of disengagement,” he confessed. “I don’t understand what I’m doing wrong.”<p>“Why don’t you ask your team?” I asked …

The 75 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) should be the vital navigation instruments used by managers and leaders to understand whether they are on course to …

Six Ways to Sink a Growth Initiative

The CEO is confronted with a dilemma:<p>The revenue and profits of his company’s existing businesses are rising slowly, and the businesses have already slashed their costs as much as they dare. Because their markets are mature, he knows that the company must grow if the share price is to increase, but …

6 Great Ways to Make Another Person's Day

Cards are nice. Gifts are nice. All the "standards" are nice -- and all, at least in part, are somewhat expected.<p>So if you really want to make …

Customer Service

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Social Media to Communicate With Employees

Nearly half of all U.S. companies still ban workers from using social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn while on the job. However, the 100 Best Companies to Work For embrace social media, going so far as to allow their employees to represent their brand online, resolve customers …

9 Qualities Of Truly Confident People

First things first: Confidence is not bravado, or swagger, or an overt pretense of bravery. Confidence is not some bold or brash air of self-belief …

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.<p>Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, …

Engaging your Employees Will Impact Your Bottom Line

This post has already been read <b>2476</b> times!<p><b>0</b> Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>People don’t know what is expected of them unless you tell …

Top 100 Most Powerful Resume Words | Work It Daily

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Apply Agility to Change a Corporate Culture: What are your quick wins?

Agility is everywhere, and having used agile methodologies for almost 10 years at Globant, I am convinced that it is also a perfect methodology to …

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

They're small things, but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours.<p>Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about:<p><b>"Here's what I'm</b> …

Innovative Leader's Guide to Transforming Organizations

Innovative Leader’s Guide to Transforming Organizations<p>2013 International Book Awards: Winner Best Business Reference Book<p>According to Carla …

15 Things Successful People Do

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”<p>Whether in business or …

Self-improvement

10 Things Really Amazing Bosses Do

Are you truly an amazing boss or just a good one? See how many of these 10 traits are natural for you.<p>Recently, I had overwhelming response to my column on <i>10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do.</i> In it, I also gave tips for being a better boss. Better is great, but amazing bosses didn't need the tips …