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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Managing a Maverick Toolkit

Highly creative or particularly clever individuals can be a welcome addition to a team. They may be able to offer alternative perspectives or specialist skills that other team members may not have. However, they do not always act as a team player. With such employees, it is important to enable them to work to their particular strengths, […]
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Creating Your Personal Brand

Managing your career is an ongoing process. Creating a personal brand and advertising to others what you have to offer will set you apart from the rest and increase your visibility. This will help you in your present role and with future prospects because when opportunities arise, you will be at the forefront of people’s […]
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Is It Wrong To Be A Supportive Manager?

Most managers prefer to use a supportive leadership style that encourages direct reports to seek out their own solutions in accomplishing their tasks at work. But that style is only appropriate when the direct report has moderate to high levels of competence and mostly needs encouragement to develop the confidence to become self-sufficient. What about […]
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