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Video: Science of Persuasion

“When making a decision, it would be nice to think that people consider all the available information in order to guide their thinking, but the reality is very often different.” – Robert Cialdini, Science of Persuasion…

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Leadership

Improving Employee Engagement Part 3

In the first installment of this blog on employee engagement we took an extract from a recent employee engagement survey conducted by Changeboard in partnership with Oracle. 705 more words

Leadership

Should team leaders in startups write weekly reports?

Edited excerpt from Tips for Startup CEOs by Evan Schumacher, via David Cancel:

Every Friday have all your direct reports submit a “weekly update” one page or less focusing on progress against metrics, key accomplishments for the past week and summary of what’s on deck for the next week.

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Managing People

Getting a handle on motivation and leadership.

by Dr. Dick Larkin, Volunteer Mentor, Kitsap SCORE

Motivation Is Personal 

Employee motivation is not a one-size-fits-all driving force of behavior that a business owner can manage by following a few textbook suggestions or providing scheduled rewards to every employee achieving a company milestone.  754 more words

Management Issues

Holding a difficult conversation

Wasting your breath, harming a relationship, fraying your own and other people’s tempers and nerves unnecessarily … Ah, those difficult conversations that we’d all rather do without. 270 more words

Personal Skills

Why The Individual And Their Issues Are Critically Important For Managers

Why The Individual And Their Issues Are Critically Important For Managers

Your responsibilities as a Manager for each individual should be the following;

  • understand the team members as individuals – personality, skills, strengths, needs, aims and fears…
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Management

Improving Employee Engagement Part 2

In the first installment of this blog on employee engagement we took an extract from a recent employee engagement survey conducted by Changeboard in partnership with Oracle. 201 more words

Leadership