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5 Ways to Deal with Conflict … in the workplace!

There will be conflicts in the workplace and you must decide how to deal with them. Conflict refers to some form of friction, disagreement, or discord arising within a group or team. Conflicts occur when the beliefs or actions of

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Situational Responses… here are three!

In any organization, you may be asked to change or transfer to a different team or department. Depending on the size of the organization, you may find yourself working with team members that are new to you and you are

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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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Team Commitment … and PR!

Team members who have worked closely for a period of time forge commitments and accept personal responsibility (PR) to and for others. They will help each other, personally and professionally. They have found and established ways of working together that

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Here come the “Millennials” … are you ready?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the year 2020, 46 percent will be composed of millennials, but by the year 2022, 25.6 percent of the labor force will still be comprised of baby boomers. Team leaders increasingly will need to skillfully

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Building The Perfect Team … what a Big Tech Company learned!

Charles Duhigg reviewed some new research that reveals the truth about why some work groups thrive and others falter. This research study was conducted by one of the largest Tech companies in Silicon Valley. However, in this post I am

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Team Leader’s Delight

A good team leader can inspire you to great achievement, while a bad one can be thoroughly de-motivating and make your life a living hell. The qualities most often associated with good team leaders include fairness, concern for others, supportiveness,

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