Why You Need to Improve Your Mindfulness at Work (and how to do it)

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“Wait, what was I doing?” Ever lose track of what you’re doing, or find it hard to focus?  With working from home becoming the norm during COVID-19, we’re all dealing with more distractions and workplace stress than ever before. Statista cites these distractions as the leading causes of our lack of productivity during this pandemic: […]

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How to Become a Manager: A Guide for Aspiring Leaders

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(Already got the role? Looking for tips for getting started as a first-time manager? Jump to Part 2 of this guide.) Ever thought about becoming a manager? Want to know what it takes and how to move up from your individual contributor role? Becoming a manager opens a whole new world of opportunity. With the […]

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Nails in the Coffin: Why a Flat Organizational Structure Fails

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A few years ago, having a flat organizational structure was all the rage. Well-known companies like Zappos, Medium, and Buffer were singing its praises and writing detailed posts explaining their reasoning. Tired of bad bosses, and corporate politics, the internet rejoiced. On paper it sounded so great. Why do we need managers? Who needs structure? […]

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Five Remote Management Courses to Help you Grow as a Leader

What have you done to become a more confident remote manager lately? If you couldn’t find time to develop your skills, don’t worry – you can start learning and improving today.  And with working conditions changing so much during lockdown, remote management courses may just be the perfect place to start. That’s why we’ve put […]

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Employee Coaching: Why it Matters and How to Become Great at It

coaching employees is a critical part of modern leadeship

What makes a great coach? Is it possible to lead well without employee coaching? What does having a good coach mean to your team? Gartner research shows that employees who report to good coaches are up to 40% more focused. It really is that simple: coaching is a must for great leaders. To be an […]

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The Posts Managers Like You Loved the Most in 2020

What did you learn this year? Resilience? Adaptability? How to do more with less? How to manage your psyche and build new habits? For all of us, 2020 is one for the history books. It feels like more eventful, life marking things happened this year than the last 5 combined. And through it all, we’ve […]

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How to Ensure a New Manager Succeeds

julie zhuo reminds us that a new manager has to learn from what they experience

Being a new manager can be an exciting, and stressful, opportunity. It’s a great promotion, with new responsibilities, added prestige, and the pay bump to match. It’s also a major career change to a world very different than what you learn in any school or classroom. It’s important that you promote people looking to be […]

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