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  • 6 Ways to Wake Up and Help Retain Working Women

    Written by: Scott Mautz | May 17, 2016

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    We’ve got a crisis of competitiveness right under our noses, and heaven knows we’re not making enough progress to solve it. Period…. Read More»


  • The Unfulfilled Promise of Employee Engagement

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | May 16, 2016

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    With all the talk about employee engagement – why aren’t we doing a better job with engaging employees? Employee engagement first appeared as a concept in the 1990s and then gained traction as a practice in the 2000s, yet we aren’t seeing much growth in the numbers. Gallup has been tracking engagement for the last […] Read moreRead More»


  • This is Why You Need to Get Involved in Workplace Wellness [Infographic]

    Written by: Heather Huhman | May 16, 2016

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    You offer a corporate wellness program to your employees, and that’s great. But how much do you really know about it? Are you actively involved or is it just another benefit for employees?… Read More»


  • How Does Gender Affect Success in the Tech Industry?

    Written by: Rohan Light | May 16, 2016

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    In my last article, I looked at the issue of gender bias in the tech industry. My day job is organizing decision behavior, and I’m always wary of the web of biases and prejudices we all carry with us…. Read More»


  • 7 Efficiency Lessons from Small Business Owners [Infographic]

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | May 13, 2016

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    Building a small business can seem like an uphill battle. You’re facing challenges and making decisions that you’ve never made before. Added to the normal stress of life, managing a small business can be hectic. Unfortunately one of the biggest reasons small businesses fail is lack of efficiency. Learning how to do various tasks effectively […] Read moreRead More»


  • Consistency Is Your Key to Leadership Success

    Written by: Sarah Clark | May 13, 2016

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    Some define a good leader as someone who can attract followers, and this rings true to a point. But a leader and her followers need to know where they’re headed, or they’ll wander aimlessly…. Read More»


  • 10 Benefits of Being a Trustworthy Leader

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | May 12, 2016

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    In the digital age, it’s easy to present a persona online that follows a carefully crafted narrative. That story line may be true or have elements of truth. We can be whomever we want online. I know people who appear online to have it all figured out, but offline are a hot mess. The converse it true, too: people online who appear kind and genuine are indeed both…. Read More»


  • Old-Style Project Management Is Broken — Here’s How to Fix It

    Written by: Jurriaan Kamer | May 12, 2016

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    In fast-moving industries, innovation hinges on a company’s ability to move quickly on new ideas, meaning hierarchical corporate structure is on the road to extinction. Project managers are in the passenger’s seat, traveling on the endangered list.
    Businesses typically organize themselves into siloed departments responsible for executing specific, repeatable tasks, but when the business needs to undertake a change or improvement, it creates a project. The project manager gathers a temporary team with members from different departments who work together to successfully deliver the project…. Read More»


  • How to Own Your Performance Review

    Written by: Tamra Chandler | May 11, 2016

    Mention “performance review” and even the most unflappable employees feel sparks of dread or resentment. No one likes to see his or her hard work and contributions reduced to a mere number or rating…. Read More»


  • How the World of Work is Changing [Infographic]

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | May 11, 2016

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    As we continue to move through advancements, legislative changes, social changes and different initiatives what will the world of work look like for future generations… Read More»


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