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What Would You Choose: Money or More Flexibility?

A recent Meetville.com survey found that most people would prefer more flexibility and free time over money. Continue reading

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4 Ways To Raise Productivity

Offer new work/life benefits and policies that allow employees to balance both worlds and you will boost innovation, creativity, loyalty, efficiency, culture and morale. Consider these helpful solutions: Family-care programs. Implement stress-reducing programs and services that help employees handle family … Continue reading

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Establish a long-term career plan

To create long-term success, all you will need is a pen, some paper and time to plan. Continue reading

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How to Overcome Excuses: 6 Tips to Gain the Edge & Meet Your Goals

Great people throughout history often fail, quite miserably, before finally reaching their goals, says international business strategist Dan Waldschmidt. Continue reading

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Ready to Run: Top Five Reasons Why You Need a Goals Partner

Most of us started the new year determined to achieve our resolutions. We started January with a bang, super enthusiastic, and determined to make this year more successful than ever. Continue reading

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Priceless ways to recognize your staff

Rewarding team members doesn’t have to be costly or complicated. Simple and sincere recognition will raise spirits more than an expensive token will. Here are some ideas to recognize your staff:  Invite a senior executive to attend a team meeting … Continue reading

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10 quotes on leadership

Here are 10 of my favorite leadership quotes. I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me! “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” —John F. Kennedy “The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that … Continue reading

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Fighting bah humbug: Driving employee motivation in stressful times

While we all love the cheer and joy of the holidays, let’s be honest—the holidays can be downright stressful with holiday travel, shopping and parties. In addition to personal seasonal plans, many executives are also consumed with end-of-year reporting and planning for the next year.

With so much activity and pressure occurring in the fourth quarter, the holidays are a time of year when employee motivation may wane due to stress and anticipation of a vacation. However, with end-of-year results on the line, leaders and managers must ensure their workforce stays focused and productive by encouraging employee motivation and providing appropriate rewards and recognitions. Continue reading

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Does accountability for goals run deep in your organization?

Many executives think that because they have set high-level organizational goals and are regularly reviewing progress and designated metrics for these, their whole organization is working toward and accountable for achieving those goals. But in many organizations, that’s not the case … Continue reading

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Is your pay system paying off?

A well-designed compensation system motivates employees and rewards work that leads the organization toward its goals. Unfortunately, many systems fall short. How well does your compensation program measure up? Answer these questions … Continue reading

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