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14 Ways to De-Stress Employee Vacations
Employees truly deserve paid vacations. They
MANAGING CRISIS; when you?re too good at it
When you are acclaimed for excellence during times of crisis you may not feel so good in a non-crisis environment. You may not shine so bright, perform so well, be quite so acclaimed. If crisis is how you satisfy your personal need to be needed, to feel accomplished, to be respected, to be heard, to be noticed, blah blah blah, then you will naturally seek out, create, attract, be drawn into situations that will allow you to meet this need. Your environments and relationships will be filled to the brim with one crisis after another.
Spirits in the Corporate Boardroom.......Oh, sure......
Where does the time go? Billable time. As a consultant, your practice may be doing reasonably well; you?re charging $100-150 an hour. As an independent consultant, you?re probably also doing everything from grinding the coffee to editing the umpteenth draft of your brochure.
Delegate or Die!
You Can't Do It All - Learning To Delegate
Communicate To The Four Main Personality Types
You probably know this already, but there are generally held to be four main personality types, which I call: Extrovert, Amiable, Analytical and Pragmatic .
Forget The Sandwich Technique
Do you remember being told to use the "sandwich" techniquewhen you needed to reprimand someone? Let me give you anexample:
6 Simple Steps to Dealing with Difficult Managers
The challenge of managing difficult managers can be rather daunting, especially when you inherit them! If they are your own born and bred, then hopefully they would have evolved into great managers!Experience shows that difficult managers are difficult because they are angry and frustrated about something or somebody (even themselves - especially where they are, or have become, a square peg in a round hole of a job), so the steps to take are these:-
Is Your Company in Need of Family Therapy?
How Companies Are Like Families
How to Create a Positive Work Atmosphere
Positive versus Negative Workplaces
Effective Ways to Give Performance Feedback
Consequences of Not Giving Effective Feedback
Why Your Business Needs an E-Mail Policy
Why is it imperative to have a company E-Mail Policy? It issimply good business, that's why! In addition, having a clearand detailed e-mail policy in place, one that employees sign anddate before they are allowed access through your businesss'computers, is critical to you being able to enforce or react tosituations that may arise at a later date.
Using Outlook to Count Responses
Here's a productivity tip that will save you a lot of time and trouble if you need to collate responses from staff for any reason, especially if you work for an organisation with a lot of staff.
Work Environment Tidbits
Success: A Wholistic Perspective
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