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Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

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May 4, 2016
Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

Tweet It’s tempting to start the day focusing on easy tasks before addressing more challenging ones.  Procrastination is the bane of human existence, but you can overcome it by tackling difficult to-do’s earlier on in the day.  Dale Carnegie said, “You can get ahead in the world. But you will have to work, you...
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Three Reasons to Make Employee Engagement a Top Priority

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April 28, 2016
Three Reasons to Make Employee Engagement a Top Priority

Tweet While U.S. employee engagement reached its highest level in March at 34.1%, engagement levels have not exceeded 33% since 2012.  Employee engagement is defined as the level at which employees are emotionally invested in, and focused on, creating value for their organizations every day.  While there is an increased focus on the necessity...
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Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

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April 20, 2016
Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

Tweet Do you ever struggle to control your negative emotions when encountering conflict with a co-worker, friend or even your boss?  Often times, people lash out or engage in an unproductive round of sparring which proves fruitless and may even destroy the relationship.  Effectively managing conflict requires emotional intelligence and the following steps to...
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New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

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March 31, 2016
New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

Tweet Are you among half of the Americans which research suggests set New Year’s resolutions each year?  If so, with the first quarter behind us, it’s time to measure success.  Consider how you’ve fared thus far and if you are disappointed in your performance, you’re not alone—only 8% of Americans actually achieve their resolutions. ...
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Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

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March 23, 2016
Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

Tweet Regardless of your role and rank within an organization, garnering the attention of busy people can be extremely challenging, especially via email.  Here are six steps to increasing the likelihood that an email recipient will not only open your email, but read your entire message and respond. Start with a simple subject line. ...
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5 Reasons Millennials Aren’t Answering Your Phone Call

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January 14, 2016
5 Reasons Millennials Aren’t Answering Your Phone Call

Tweet Texting has overtaken calling as the most popular mobile function across all generations, with Millennial women using SMS three times more often than calling, according to the mobile research agency RealityMine. Phone calls have been second fiddle to texting since 2007, when Americans sent and received more text messages than phone calls, thanks...
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6 Tips for Better Employee 
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September 19, 2014
6 Tips for Better Employee 
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Tweet Employee management is, for all intents and purposes, the day-to-day engagement of employer-employee relationships on a professional, work-related level. To manage your employees well, you need to think of them less as the physical incarnation of their job roles and more as the people who make your business’ success possible. In the past,...
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