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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

I chided my eleven-year-old son last week on his insistence that the lights in his room be left on at bedtime (ever since seeing the “Ghostbusters” remake this summer.) “Nothing’s going to get you,” I teased him.  795 more words

Performance Improvement

Three views of workplace relations

What is your attitude to workplace relations? What is it based on? Whatever it is and whatever it’s based on, it colours how you think about the workplace and even how you approach your own job. 260 more words


How do I Repair a Broken Relationship With My Employee?

Imagine for a moment, you are the manager of a team.  You were promoted into this role either because…

  1. It was the only career path (more $$$) available,
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HBR: Developing Employees’ Strengths Boosts Sales, Profit, and Engagement

As a manager or owner, are you focusing on your employee strengths? What are you doing to strengthen your employees’ performance? Below is a blog from the… 1,309 more words


Effective Staff Communication: Tips for Small Businesses

Your small business team is top-notch. Everyone has the skills needed to do their work, knows where they fit in and brings something unique to the table. 769 more words


The implications of increased employee retention within the service industry

Conservative figures indicate hospitality labour turnover at 30%, which is double the average of all other industries combined and up to three times more than some industries. 717 more words


How To Prepare Future Leaders

How To Prepare Future Leaders

Ice hockey players skate not to where the puck is, but where it is going next – so how can we prepare our future leaders for the working world of tomorrow? 127 more words