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How to Improve Your Happiness at Work

How to Improve Your Happiness at Work The truth is that for many Americans work is simply not something that they enjoy. In fact, in a recent survey it was found that more than 80% of American workers were unhappy at their job. It’s not that people don’t like to work (we all get some […]

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The Importance of Giving Feedback to Others

Giving and receiving feedback is an important part of being a leader, supervisor, and manager. The goal of giving feedback to your employees, partners, and colleagues is to provide them with information designed to help improve results as well as their relationship with you and the others in the group. Giving feedback can be a […]

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Strategy Execution In Business

In the business world it is basic knowledge that you must have a strategy in order to succeed.  A business strategy is a plan of action that helps you fulfill your business’ mission.  The execution of that strategy, or strategy execution, is the set of decisions and actions that result in fulfillment of the strategy.  […]

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Everything Matters When You Are a Leader

When you’re a leader everything that you say and do matters. Your family, your colleagues, and often the general public are always watching you. Leaders are held to a higher standard and are often scrutinized for their behaviors and the things that they say. Have you ever noticed how much the words said by the […]

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One on One Meetings with Employees Using the WONG Method

For supervisors, meeting frequently with your employees (especially in a one on one setting) is a great way to maintain open lines of communication with subordinates. One on one meetings also serve to help increase employee performance by improving trust and by setting appropriate expectations early.  Most employees also prefer one on one meetings when […]

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Five Perils of Technology in Modern Times

Sir Isaac Newton, the great thinker and mathematician, was quoted as saying, “To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.” In the context of man’s technological advancement we can conclude that every invention has had both intended and unintended consequences for humanity.  Such is the plight of all of us to navigate this […]