• Interview Skills: Making an Objective Decision

    Interview Skills: Making an Objective Decision0

    The key to any thriving organization is its people. Great companies depend on great people. Great people are harvested by leaders with great interview skills. Former US Secretary of State, Colin Powell said, “Organization doesn’t really accomplish anything. Plans don’t accomplish anything either. Theories of management don’t much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the

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  • Effective Communication & Leadership Rings True To Organizations

    Effective Communication & Leadership Rings True To Organizations0

    Effective leaders all over the world are engaged in an ongoing search for methods to improve their employees’ motivation and subsequently their company’s bottom line of profitability. Many diverse business tactics can be employed to achieve this end, however it is worth noting that for supervisors, one sure fire practice consistently rings true.

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  • The Best Management Skills For Handling Conflict

    The Best Management Skills For Handling Conflict0

    Conflicts are a part of life and they happen frequently. It takes creative management skills to handle conflict well. Most of us are happy when everything is going along smoothly, and people are respectful of one another. When conflict occurs, all of this can change very quickly. We can feel anxious, angry or threatened, and

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  • The Magic of a Great Supervisor – How They Do It

    The Magic of a Great Supervisor – How They Do It0

    Some of the abilities and qualities of great supervisors are learned skills and/or behaviors. Other abilities and qualities are more innate; a result of their early life experiences. Through this article we will codify those attributes and give some insight into how and why they are important.

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  • Humanizing Our Workplace: Leading With Care Rather Than Fear

    Humanizing Our Workplace: Leading With Care Rather Than Fear0

    A long-time client told me a few weeks ago that his first task, as a recently hired manager in a power company, was to “humanize” the plant. When I asked what he meant by this, he explained that he was brought in to change the culture from one that was described as “management by chopping

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  • Room Full of Records: Communication Style

    Room Full of Records: Communication Style0

    Ray Charles. Led Zeppelin. Johnny Cash. They have all made big, ground-breaking records for their time, in their way. As a listener, you expect the band members of Led Zeppelin to make great music, but not the Ray Charles kind of music. They only make Led Zeppelin kind of music; that’s their style. It is

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