FIve Ways To Connect With Remote Workers

Maintaining company culture with remote workers can be difficult, but there are five things managers can do to connect with and engage employees operating outside the office: To Trent Harvey working remotely is like playing a video game online. It gathers enthusiasts together from separate locales in order to attain a shared goal. But Harvey isn’t […]
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Five Myths About Email at Work

Email is integral to the way that many of us work. Yet there is no universally accepted standard for its use, which leaves many of us struggling to find strategies that will help us work effectively without also overstressing or causing email fatigue. This article, originally published in  The Conversation explores how people feel about email […]
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Four Decisions Every Business Leader Should Make

There are plenty of legendary bad business decisions: Blockbuster passing up the chance to buy Netflix and Kodak sitting on the digital camera just two that spring to mind. But there are also some legendary smart moves: "I'll have the merchandising rights in exchange for a smaller pay packet," said a certain film director George […]
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Chinese and Ethical Walls

A Chinese Wall is a metaphor for a virtual barrier to the flow of information between two different functions of an organisation, in order to prevent the possible conflict of interest. Typically, the wall is purely conceptual, although sometimes functions may be divided by physical barriers (areas of a building, for example) as well as policies. Such walls were […]
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Employee Perceptions & Engagement

The following ten employee perceptions are deal breakers when it comes to improving employee engagement and morale. In other words, if your employees feel this way about you as a leader or your organisation as an employer, you must find out how you are creating these perceptions…and eliminate those actions.     What To Do: […]
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Leadership Principles at Amazon

This is what Amazon boasts about their Leadership - it may inspire you to consider how you have defined your own Leadership Principles! Our Leadership Principles aren’t just a pretty inspirational wall hanging. These Principles work hard, just like we do. Amazonians use them, every day, whether they’re discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on […]
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Every Business Leadership Team Needs a Jobs and a Wozniak?

A business leadership team needs a balance of "how" and "why" types says leadership expert Simon Sinek. The idea being that if, as the senior leader, you recruit members to your business leadership team who are too similar to you, you will clash and / or the tasks that you both find challenging won't get […]
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