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Ten Job Search Moves That Make You Look Desperate

Dear Liz, I had a second interview for a good job two weeks ago. I haven’t heard anything from the company yet. What should I do? I sent a thank-you message to the woman who interviewed me (the Director of the department I’m trying to get into). She hasn’t replied. I thought about going over […]

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7 Management Practices That Can Improve Employee Productivity

All companies want to improve employee productivity, but how often do they examine their own management practices  as a means of attaining it?  Studies consistently show that a disturbingly high number of non-management employees are disengaged, not working at full productive capacity.  Following are 7 practical suggestions – steps management can take to improve productivity by putting […]

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6 Principles of Change Management for Leaders

Change management is the systematic approach to transitioning from one environment to another through the reassignment of resources, business processes, budget allocations, or other aspects that significantly alter a company or organization. As is the case with most major decisions in a corporation, you will be relied upon for guidance as a sales leader, and […]

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18 Surprising Success Habits of World-Class Entrepreneurs

The Right Habits Can Make or Break Your Entrepreneurial Career Running a business consists of many different decisions, strategies and elements, any of which can influence your chances of hitting it big. A well-thought-out product, a winning personality trait, or a streamlined process can all drive your company to achieve targets and surpass expectations. However, one […]

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How to Become a Billionaire by Age 40

If You Want to Become a Billionaire, You Need to Build These Traits Beyonce is rich, with a reported net worth of $290 Million. And so is Kobe Bryant sitting at $350 Million. But in the tally of America’s 40 wealthiest self-made under-40 personalities, the pop diva trails nearly everyone else at number 38 on the list, while the […]

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How to make office life work for you

Every month, Oliver Burkeman invites you to improve your work life. The project Few things make work more annoying than a physical environment you can’t control, whether that’s flickering fluorescent lights or loud-talking colleagues. But there’s hope. Research suggests the tiniest tweaks can make a big difference. Psychologists call it ‘embodied cognition’ – how your surroundings and posture […]

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Top 10 Tips for… Developing a Positive Growth Mindset

Our blog this month focuses on finding the right mindset for success as a leader and explains the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. To complement the advice given in that article, here are our top 10 tips for developing a positive growth mindset: 1. Allow yourself to dream Every new adventure […]

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Top 10 Tips for… Using Office Politics to Your Advantage

Office politics. It’s a phrase that immediately conjures up negative ideas and images in our minds. But it doesn’t need to. There’s no doubt that politics plays an important role in the way we operate in the workplace but it can be used positively. Rather than viewing office politics as a struggle for power we […]

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What Happens When You Go on Furlough?

Furlough is unpaid forced leave. Many companies are considering furloughing employees on a rotating basis, instead of firing anyone. This move is used to help save jobs, protect numbers, and to keep the company competitive once the market begins to improve. Furloughs are common among manufacturers, but government agencies have also begun to consider and […]