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Why Team Building Is Vital to Your Success

Great teamwork is one of the most important keys to your company’s success. The more harmoniously people work together, the better it is for your company. Teamwork is the way that things get done these days – and if you don’t have a cohesive team, you’re seriously...

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Are Your Meetings Like This?

It's true. Ducks hold meetings in the park. And they are remarkably similar to business meetings (held in conference rooms, for example). Here's what happens. 1) No one pays attention to anyone. Every duck is looking in a different direction. Most don't even appear to...

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Are You Working Alone?

Remember co-workers? Those annoying people who you're forced to share an office with -- some of them friends, but most of them insufferable. If you're anything like me, one of reasons for starting a home business was to get away from these people. And yet, when you do...

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Why Training Fails

Sometimes when I conduct my workshop on Effective Meetings, one of the participants will ask, "Where's my boss?" And I say, "Your boss claimed to be an expert on holding effective meetings." Then the person laughs. "My boss needs to attend your workshop more than...

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Appraisals – Learn How To Love Them

Appraisals have a pretty bad reputation in many organizations. Managers dread having to give them and employees hate having to take them. But by simply focusing on 7 high-value components of appraisals, you can turn them into one of the most important activities you...

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6 Factors Of Career Success

What do employers look for in potential employees? That was the question that was posted recently on a career discussion forum online. Naturally, for each different position, the particular answers to that question would be different. However, there are some common...

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Successful Team Building Techniques

In business, it does not matter whether you work in a typical office a shop or a factory. You are built up of a group individuals with specific goals towards producing the goods that the company sells. This is what defines a team. From the most mundane task like...

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Do You Know What Your Customers Want?

"The True Function of Any Successful Business is to Sell People Precisely What They Want To Buy" - Bob Serling I suppose the above seems rather obvious. After all, no customers, no business, right? But if the failure rate of businesses today is any indication, then...

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Customer Relationship Management

Changing consumer attitudes are driving Customer Relationship Management. Fuelled by Internet induced expectations and an even increasing mood of self reliance among customers, companies have to compete in an environment where communication, buying processes, data...

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Corporate Identity Management

Competition is great in the market world today and in order to get your business noticed, you will need good corporate identity management. You need to bring together all of the good qualities of your company as well as emphasizing what a great benefit your company...

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Aligning Corporate Teams

Picture yourself entering a corporate meeting, team meeting, or business meeting. There you are sitting in the room, while someone in the “expert” or “boss” chair speaks to you or at you. There you are, not aligned with that person’s mission or vision. There you are,...

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A Guide To Performance Management

Nowadays, a great significance is being given to Performance Management, as companies incorporate them in their effective management strategies. However, a lot of people find this process a complicated one, mostly because of the many options that it offers – on the...

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A Golden Rule To Manage Job/Workplace Stress

A Golden Rule To Manage Job/Workplace Stress: Having gone for a sea bath, don't be afraid of the oncoming waves. Take your plunge! * Getting a job, involves lots of stress. * Getting a job, without the stressful environment, is a blessing. * Getting a job, with the...

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