Monthly Archives: June 2016

Give Your Team A Boost … NOW!

It is tougher to motivate and maintain than ever before. Our workplaces have more multi-generational teams than ever before. Team leaders must skillfully manage not only different personalities but multiple generations as well. When leading multi-generational teams, you may also

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A Project is A Team Effort

I suspect that I could get full agreement if I proclaimed that every team leader would agree with this statement: “I wish I could simplify my next project!” In my career, I managed many projects and made it a habit

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I Like It … but I am not persuaded!

When you deliver a presentation, what is the main goal? I believe that there are two goals: to provide information and persuade your audience to you point of view. I should also emphasize that a presentation may not always involve

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OK, Let’s Talk About My Salary …

At some point in your career, you will need to talk with your team leader or manager about your compensation. Often, these discussions arise as a result of the performance appraisal system or another ritualized process practiced by your organization.

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The Art of the Deal … yours!

You have heard the expression, “You don’t get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.” Negotiation is a dialogue between two or more people or parties intended to reach a beneficial outcome. This outcome could benefit all of the

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Motivation … what is it?

Motivation is a word that has become a big part of our popular culture as few other psychological concepts have. So what is motivation? Motivation is a theoretical construct used to explain behavior. It represents the reasons for people’s actions,

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5 Considerations of Great Team Leadership

How would you define a great team leader? Hopefully, you definition will include large doses of integrity and the absence of manipulation. As simple as this sounds, it is very powerful. Leadership is so important because you must accomplish most

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