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How to Deal With an Employee With an "Attitude"

It doesn't take long for a manager to bump into an employee with an “attitude. " Evaluating an employee as having an “attitude" also depends on what bothers a manager, as the same ..
(September 20, 2008)
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Listening to Our Friends

I've spent the second half of my life in two separate NYC area homes. Because I was no longer moving around, I've managed to include several good people in my life. My friendships cover the span of ..
(September 10, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement | Visitors: 231

Have You Considered Management Coaching - For You?

Today, there is so much managers need to know in business. You have to manage a constant flow of industry information each day. Besides being an expert in your business function, you have to manage ..
(August 25, 2008)
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 | Business | Visitors: 166

Releasing Stress in Small Ways

The one thing that virtually all people have in common is the stress of living in this modern age. So much has changed in the last 25 years. Yet all generations had to grow up and take on the ..
(August 19, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Stress-Management | Visitors: 162

How to Build Trust With Your Employees

To be successful in managing employees you have to build a repertoire of skills to motivate employees. Creating a strong working relationship with each of your team members occurs when you increase ..
(August 16, 2008)
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5 Powerful Traits to Develop In Your Life

You can think of these traits as the building blocks. . . the foundation. . . of your growth into a successful life. Review these abbreviated traits and decide which one you want to start building ..
(March 22, 2008)
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Do It Anyway - Take 5 Minutes To Do Something Important

Life seems to get busier and busier and everywhere you turn there is something to do. How could you possibly add another item on your “To Do" list? Yet this one action is probably the most ..
(May 21, 2008)
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Coaching Your Employees Can Be Fun

What is coaching? Coaching is a more enjoyable way to interact with your employees. Like a coach of a sport's team, you want to encourage your team, ensure they know how to play, know the rules of ..
(June 19, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Coaching | Visitors: 176

9 Basic Steps in the Recruiting Process

You are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department and are knowledgeable around the business functions. What about the people tasks? Managing employees starts with recruiting. . . ..
(June 22, 2008)
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 | Business/Human-Resources | Visitors: 364

How to Deal With an Employees One Weakness!

You have an employee who performs well in most of their responsibilities, yet has one area they seem to avoid or performs below par. A classic example is the sales person. Successful sales people ..
(June 25, 2008)
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3 Steps to Handling Challenging Employees!

Every manager in their career stumbles across a challenging employee. . . . one who frustrates them and takes a lot of their energy to manage. ‘Challenging’ employees come in different ..
(June 28, 2008)
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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

During our journey through life we ask many questions. What is the direction of your questions? Are they external or internal? External questions direct us towards what others want from us. Internal ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Can I Make Mistakes With Employees?

What's one question that all managers face in managing employees: . . can I make mistakes with my employees and still be effective in managing them? Note: Some mistakes are illegal. . .become ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Are You a People Friendly Manager?

A “people friendly" environment reduces stress, decreases turnover, and supports higher levels of performance with employees. Organizations today are addressing the “people friendly" ..
(July 07, 2008)
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How to Start an Employee Referral Program

In this highly competitive market, finding top talent can be a challenge. Employers are searching for successful recruiting methods to bring in the right employees to grow the business. An employee ..
(July 11, 2008)
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Recruiting Asking the Right Questions

Someone has weeded through hundreds of resumes to come up with a short list of candidates that potentially meet the requirements of the position. Now it's time to interview the candidates. The ..
(July 14, 2008)
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What Can You Learn From Your To Do List?

In this hectic, sometimes chaotic life, we push ourselves to do more without the satisfaction of ever completing our ‘to do’ list. Do you subscribe to the thought that more is better? I ..
(July 27, 2008)
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Avoiding "Burnout" in Your Employees

How do you know if your employees are in the “burnout" zone? Sometimes a tired employee is still a happy employee. . . one who has worked hard and feels totally satisfied from their ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Plan Workplace Changes

Whether it's a company wide or department change, you still have to motivate your team to understand, participate and accept the required changes. In order to motivate your staff, you need to plan. . .
(April 30, 2008)
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 | Business/Change-Management | Visitors: 510

How Do You Deal With a Difficult Co-Worker?

Do you enjoy your job but find it difficult to work with certain people? Most people have bumped into someone at work that they just don't like or find frustrating or annoying to be around. ..
(April 05, 2008)
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Change the World One Purchase at a Time

We've all done it. Groaned when we've had to pay the $30 dry cleaning tab, or moaned for having to pay cab fare, and cried when we made the check out to the housecleaner. It's hard not to. Living ..
(April 09, 2007)
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The Soul Of A Home

You know the one we're talking about. It's the room you head to when your sister calls at 3:00 a. m. with a crying newborn and panic in her voice. It's the room where your kids visit with you after ..
(March 11, 2007)
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Mother’s Day Resolutions: A New Tradition

As spring approaches, most New Year's resolutions are a distant memory. Whether you stuck to them for one month, one week, or only one day, the process of making resolutions is important. Taking ..
(February 04, 2007)
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The Golden Rules of Winter Vacations

Taking a winter vacation with your kids always seems like a great idea, but it can often leave you feeling like you need another vacation when you get home! With a little planning, you can take a ..
(January 15, 2007)
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How to Recover From Holiday Spending and Prepare for Next Year

Despite our resolve to “spend less next year, " most of us overspend during the holiday season. Perhaps it's the twinkling lights that distract us from our bank balance, or the sugar high that ..
(January 10, 2007)
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 | Finance | Visitors: 184