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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Build and Manage Great Teams

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/10-scientifically-proven-ways-to-build-and-manage-great-teams-wed.html By Jeff Haden No one does anything worthwhile alone, and that’s why we all want–scratch that–why we all need–to build great teams. But is team-building an art or a science? Great question–one I asked Gregory Ciotti, a Customer Champion at HelpScout, a company that provides email support software for SaaS and ecommerce, if…
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3 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Well With Others (Even if You Don’t Like Them)

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/the-muse/how-to-improve-your-work-relationships-strategies-to-work-well-with-people.html By: Jaclyn Westlake Fact: Working with other people is hard. Even when you like them. And over the years, I’ve tried different strategies to improve relationships (or, at the very least, prevent myself from freaking out in people’s faces). But then, last year, I started going to therapy to deal with a…
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11 Tips for Surviving the Office Holiday Party

Article Link: https://emilypost.com/advice/download-11-tips-for-surviving-the-office-holiday-party/ We often talk about how much success in business depends on building strong, positive relationships. Relationships with clients and prospects are obvious, but equally important are the relationships with your co-workers and your bosses. At the holidays, you have one of the best opportunities to enhance relationships at work: the office holiday party.…
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8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro

Article Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274646 By: Shawn Doyle As a professional speaker, I get many chances, as I travel around the country, to see other people give presentations. With professional speakers, the presentations are always well done and professional. And of course they should be; these people are professionals! But, sadly, I often see exactly the opposite with…
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Case Study 1

How we delivered the perfect hire when there were only 19 people in the US with the mandatory experience. Search Assignment:Expansion of our client’s e-commerce business called for a new Divisional Merchandising Manager with a very specialized skill set and some pretty unusual experience. Only about 2-dozen people in the US had the qualifications the…
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5 Reasons Why Office Design Matters

Article Link: https://madisonsquareportfolio.com/blog/why-office-design-matters/ By: Madison Square Portfolio Many companies overlook the importance of designing an office. Employees that work in a cubicle-filled office are working in an uninspiring environment where they are isolated. An office’s design should consider branding in order to portray the message and goals of a company. Why Office Design Matters How…
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6 Things Every Business Leader Should Do Before a Board Meeting

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/mark-suster/startup-board-meeting-prepare-plan-agenda.html By: Mark Suster Most board meetings are administrative updates that accomplish very little other than informing board members about the performance of the company since the last board meeting. That’s certainly one function of every board, but if your board is your “brain trust” and the people you can most use as…
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7 Tips on How to be a great Project Manager

Article Link: https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/7-tips-on-how-to-be-a-great-project-manager.html Written by Jasmin Ali Project management may sound easy, but taking up the role of a Project manager requires sword play with the right wit. Many a times, when the Project Manager is at fault or does not abide to an employee’s needs, the company is bound to lose a valuable resource.…
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Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/research-shows-the-best-resumes-and-cover-letters-use-these-words-and-phrases-in-moderation?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Jeff Haden While your résumé won’t get you the job you really want, if you’re following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job…
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Avoid Burnout Before You’re Already Burned Out

Article Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/smarter-living/avoid-burnout-work-tips.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab By Elizabeth Grace Saunders According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a workplace issue. But just because burnout can happen at work or because of work, doesn’t mean how you use your time outside of work can’t help prevent it. As a time management coach, I’ve seen that at the core,…
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