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Help! I Inherited My Team: Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I am at my wits’ end. I worked hard in college and graduate school and have what some people might call a “Type A” personality. 1,047 more words

Performance Management

3 Ways Social Neuroscience is Changing Leadership

New advances in the field of social neuroscience are fundamentally reshaping perspectives on the best way to lead and manage the performance of others. That’s the main message Scott Blanchard will be sharing next week in his presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) in Orlando, Florida. 664 more words


What Do Workers Want? Better communication with their leader for starters

Earlier this month, I noticed that a few of my Facebook friends were posting a link to a Wall Street Journal post titled What Do Workers Want from the Boss? 483 more words


Dealing With Someone Who Has Quit and Stayed: Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I’ve got a member of my team who has “retired in place.” No matter what I try, I can’t get him to engage. Any thoughts? 377 more words

Engaging Employees

Motivation at Work: Six Action Steps for Leaders

Recent research into motivation has shown us that, at least in the corporate world, we don’t have the complete story. In their latest column for… 319 more words

Employee Engagement

Helping Others Know You As A Leader: 3 Ways to Get Started

One of the best ways to build a connection between yourself and others is to share information about yourself—who you are, where you’re from, your influences, etc. 530 more words


What do layoffs mean for those who are left behind?

By Lisa Cefali (photo by Bob Barr)

As we begin the new year, do you find yourselves in the optimistic state of a fresh start? If you are one of the companies that has begun hiring or an individual who has been hired – congratulations! 772 more words

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