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4 Quick Tips for More Effective Employee Communication

Most companies dedicate a significant amount of research, planning, and money to communicating with their customers. If a message isn’t crafted just right or the proper channels aren’t used to reach a target audience, there’s a good chance a lot of hard work and effort will go to waste. The same holds true when communicating […]

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How to Survive a Millennial Manager

How to Survive a Millennial Manager

He watched The Office you watched Cheers—how do you communicate? It’s happening across the nation. As baby boomers start to retire (the ones who can, anyway), the millennials are closing in. They like to job hop, and it’s hard for companies to get them to stay. This generation spans fifteen years, and many have built a […]

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It’s Time to Break the Millennial Mold

It’s Time to Break the Millennial Mold

Each generation has a stereotype. There’s the Traditionalists, the Baby Boomers, and the Generation Xers. Now, as more of the generation known as Millennials enters the workforce, stereotypes are increasingly prevalent. You’ve probably heard the stereotypes about Millennials, or those born between approximately the years of 1980 and 2000. They’re seen as entitled, needy, self-absorbed, […]

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Be A Teamwork Champion

In a few days, the top two teams in professional football take the field to determine who will become Super Bowl champions. It’s the ultimate team endeavor. Each side consists of as many as 200 people: players, coaching staff, and support personnel, each with a specific duty. All play a part in determining whether the […]

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Try these Teamwork Games at Your Holiday Party

Try these Teamwork Games at Your Holiday Party

The holidays are upon us, complete with office treats and parties. This time of year is also a great opportunity to build camaraderie with your co-workers, as well as build unity, strengthen morale, and decrease stress in the office. Our friends at RefreshLeadership.com put together a list of four teamwork games to play at your […]

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Better Together: Teamwork Games

We all know that teamwork is vital to the success of a business, but building teamwork takes effort. According to a recent article by Six Sigma, an online business institute, “Business teamwork is important because it enables companies to achieve their goals quickly and efficiently. Companies set goals and these goals cannot be achieved by […]

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Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

Building trust is an important part of any relationship—personal or professional. Trust and integrity isn’t about being perfect; but rather, owning up to responsibilities and mistakes, and treating others the same way you would want to be treated. This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity—how building trust, doing the […]

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Safety Month 2014: Two Communication Tools

June is National Safety Month, and this year the theme from The National Safety Council is “Safety: it takes all of us.” The message is focused on continuous risk reduction.  With that in mind, this is a good time to focus on working as a team to improve safety. How do our actions impact our […]

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3 Ways Gamers are Revolutionizing the Work Place

Some people think that video games are simply child’s play but according to a recent AP-AOL Games poll shows, 40% of American adults play video games, and according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reports nearly 70% are between the ages of 18 and 35. So, it is safe to say many Gen Xers and […]

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Be a Team Player

Ways to Be A Team Player

I’m fortunate enough to witness teamwork at its best during our annual company conferences. Most jobs require teamwork of some form, whether it’s on a routine basis or just for special projects. In any matter, when a project requires more than one person, it can be a task that is more complicated, time-sensitive, or an […]

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