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How to bring innovation to the workplace.

 Andrey Kiselev / Shutterstock.com What the hell is innovation? Apparently the word simply means implementing new things. But don't get caught up innovating ...
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The $20,786.42 email.

Good morning everyone, H-man, the time away from work helped me reflect on our discussion. { Note: H-man = Department VP } Even though I appreciate y...
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Effective Meeting Management.

Why are meetings important? Meetings are important because they are the platform where your leadership is put on display for all to see. They’re importan...
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Strategic communication

There are four types of communication applicable to management in the corporate environment. The first two are foundation methods while the latter are methods n...
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How to delegate effectively in management.

As a manager it's highly beneficial to learn how to delegate with certainty, your every statement counts. There may be circumstances in which it is advan...
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How to become a great manager.

So you want to be a great manager, huh? I hope that’s what you want, otherwise stop reading and move on. It’s really very simple. To start, you only need...
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How to get respect as a manager.

Do you need a title to get respect? A title is how people asses your value to the company. This is true. Oftentimes, however, it leads to an inaccurate a...
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How to get your employees to care.

The only sure way to get your employees to care is if you care. Simple enough, right? Thing is, it’s not that simple since complexities arise when you prioritiz...
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How to be a better manager: Listening Day 4

Now with all that listening, you should have hopefully picked up on some things that you were previously unaware of. If you learned something new, reflec...