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performance reviews …or Performance Coaching

I am going to go “out on a limb” and say that one of the most dreaded duties of most team leaders are performance reviews. I will go out on an even longer and higher limb and say that most

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Warren Buffett Says …

I reviewed an article that was written by Stephen Lynch, wherein he shared some significant thoughts from Warren Buffett. The subject matter revolved around goal setting, prioritization and performance. Here is my take. Stephen made the following points: A long

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Non Directive Coaching … or “Kicking A**”

Every team leader will find the need to coach a team member at some point. Coaching is a form of development in which a person called a coach supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional

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The Quest … to make your work easier!

Rose Leadem is an Online Editorial Assistant with the staff of Entrepreneur magazine. She produced an article entitled, 10 Ways to Make Work Easier. The presentation was in the form of an infographic. Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual

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Rethinking Performance Management

Team leaders could make the performance feedback process one of their most effective tools. During my career as an HR Director, I could always elicit a groan from almost any of our managers by introducing one topic: Performance Appraisal. As

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Kick Your Motivation … up a step!

Richard Harroch contributed an article to AllBusiness.com entitled, 25 Motivational Quotes to Get You Excited for the Week Ahead. Most of us have probably used one or more of the techniques as suggested by Richard. Before we dig into the

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A Few Productivity Tips

At times, we ask ourselves, what can we do to be more productive at work? As you journey closer to being a more effective team leader, the next step may not be a monumental new management or leadership theory. It

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