Stress Management in the Workplace: What to Watch Out For

Recessions are an awful time for HR managers and business owners, who are faced with the unenviable task of trimming the workforce. Every round of redundancies tears the heart out of the workforce, but there seems to be no end to the bad news. [Read more…]

Great Employees Reveal 7 Reasons That Cause Them to Leave

The attitude that employees are expendable and replaceable is slowly changing as businesses realize that investing in good employees is the key to success.

Keeping a stable workforce allows you and your employees to build an atmosphere of trust, where all are aware of each other’s strengths and weaknesses, allowing you to construct a team that is far stronger than the sum of its parts. [Read more…]

How To Inject Fun Into Your Workplace – The FUNdamentals

Successful people, and organizations, know that the secret to success in work lies partly in creating a fun work environment for themselves and others. Creating a fun workplace makes good business sense also. Fun workplaces have better morale, more productivity and creativity, and fewer turnovers.
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The New Leaders and Why They’re Out In Front

Seth Godin’s latest book, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, a bestseller, is about the most powerful form of marketing (according to Godin) –leadership–and how anyone can become a leader, by creating movements with purpose.

Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes.  Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so. [Read more…]

Get Your Organization Energized – Without Spending a Dime

One of the biggest criticisms we’re hearing about the causes of the 2008 recession is the idea that businesses became locked into short-termism, seeking to generate profits quickly, while casting aside long-term growth and vision. [Read more…]

How to Create a Coaching Environment

Coaching is a foundation of success in work. One of the major foundations of coaching is creating an optimum environment. Sports coaches have known this for many years. They understand that the key to success is to develop a culture of change. [Read more…]

Coaching in the Workplace – The Right Approach

Coaching in the Workplace is rapidly increasing in popularity and scope, becoming an integral part of any long-term strategy. Business leaders are adopting one simple principle that athletic performers have known for generations: [Read more…]

Can’t Miss Leadership: The Dale Carnegie Blueprint

A New York Times best seller for 10 years, How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first bestselling self-help books ever published. Written by Dale Carnegie and first published in 1936, it sold millions of copies worldwide. [Read more…]

How to Build Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills are the key to having more success in work. While some people have the advantage of instinctively having good leadership skills, in reality, very few of us have this gift. Most leaders would admit they were made rather than born. [Read more…]

Are You A Team Player or Team Leader? – 5 Ways To Tell

Teamwork is essential for success in work. Top employers know that their success requires having individuals and teams on board that work well together. They hire team players. They promote and develop high-performance teamwork. [Read more…]

How To Identify Performance Gaps

Identifying Performance Gaps is a Critical Management Skill. A skilled manager has honed his or her ability to spot opportunities and problems early, and develop solutions to problems. This is a critical management skill that can make the difference between success and failure in work. [Read more…]

What Wild Canadian Geese Can Teach Us About Teamwork

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As each goose flaps its wings, it creates uplift for the birds that follow. By flying in a “V” formation, the entire flock adds 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew alone. [Read more…]