How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Technology

Healthy Relationship with Technology

What is your relationship with your phone? How much screen time do you have each day? If you’re worried about how high the number is, you’re not alone. According to a Global Web Index report the average person is now spending over 2 hours a day scrolling, liking, sharing, and messaging: In just over a […]

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5 Ways to Give Effective Praise to Motivate Your Team

even spongebob knows praise matters.

Praise is one of the most powerful things a leader can offer their team. When delivered well (and well-deserved), praise gives people the drive and motivation to continue doing the caliber of work you want to see. This is why Mary Kay Ash, founder of the Mary Kay Cosmetics empire, remarked: The power of workplace […]

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How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence to Become a Better Leader

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What separates a good leader from a great one? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, it’s emotional intelligence. “IQ and technical skills matter…they are crucial threshold abilities, what you need to get the job done. But everyone you compete with at work has those same skill sets.” According to Goleman, you need to stand out and […]

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The One Simple Secret to Motivating Your Team

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Giving effective praise is one of the most underrated, yet crucial, parts of managing a team. It can dramatically change how your team members feel and the caliber of work they produce. Research reported on Harvard Business Review shows that teams that are praised most outperformed those praised less across key criteria like financial performance, […]

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How to Build Rapport with Your Remote Team Members

1-on-1 Development Map: How to Evolve Your 1-on-1s Over Time for Maximum Value

Could remote work become the norm? That might sound crazy, but the data says otherwise. A 2018 report by Global Workplace Analytics found that the remote workforce “has grown by 140% since 2005.” That’s almost 10x faster growth than the rest of the U.S. workforce. And a study by social media tool Buffer found that […]

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Essential Tips for for Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

Managing Generational Differences tips

For the first time in modern U.S. history, leaders have to manage an incredible four generations: Baby boomers: 1946-1964, ages 55-73 Generation X: 1965-1983, ages 36-54 Generation Y / Millennials: 1984-1996, ages 23-35 Generation Z / Gen 2020: 1997-mid-2000s, ages mid-teens-22 And, if you include Traditionalists (or The Silent Generation), there aren’t four, but five […]

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8 Ways to Address Your Workplace Stress You Can Start Today

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Stress is something we all face every day. Whether the source is at home or at work, with your team, or your own tasks, it’s easy to get the best of you. Workplace stress in particular can be tough. There’s things we all deal with that are beyond our control that can make work harder […]

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The Fatal Flaws of 2 Kinds of Leaders (and what to do about it)

2 kinds of leaders cracks in their foundation with these flaws

There are 2 kinds of leaders in the world. On a bad day, many of us look like the former to some degree, and on great days, we are often the latter. How often we are each depends on your leadership style, and how much self awareness you have to understand how you affect others. […]

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