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Plates, tents, knights and Shaggy: 10 tips for becoming a people-manager

Last week, an extremely-able coachee recognised that he was at a career tipping point: his role was moving from producing things to managing people.  He asked me for some headline tips.  2,029 more words

Managing People

5 Steps for Tackling Tough Conversations

In a new article for Talent Management magazine, consultants Rachel Eryn Kalish and Pat Zigarmi, coauthors of The Ken Blanchard Companies Challenging Conversations training program… 364 more words


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Company meeting = success!

Good evening,

We recently had a meeting with all of the employees, and we went out to BD’s Mongolian Grill to relax, get away, and spend a little time to talk about a lot of business “stuff”. 260 more words

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HBR: The Best Ways to Hire Salespeople

How are you hiring salespeople? Do you use talent assessments to insure your they are successful? The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) has a great tool to assess your salespeople. 1,496 more words


Video: 5 Leadership Mistakes of the Galactic Empire

“By building a culture of dependence and fear, the Emperor set the stage for his own inevitable destruction.”

Learn more about this and other key leadership mistakes of the Galactic Empire in this (surprisingly) useful video.

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Christmas party not yet booked? Don’t bother!

A good guide to the quality of your company Christmas party is this week’s Melbourne Cup. If you just read this and took a deep breath, or felt a frown scurry across your face, then cancel your Christmas party. 239 more words