Avoid These Top Turnover Costs in Your Organization

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Did You Know that 75% of ALL Hiring is due to turnover? The emergence of .com job-search resources has helped create a fluid workforce capable of constantly searching for that next perfect opportunity. According to the International Management Association, average churn rates have jumped by more than 14 percent in just the last decade– and… Read more »

8 Questions for Postive Change in Your Workplace

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To ensure positive change in your workplace, focus on nine key areas to that help the change process less painful. Leading change requires us to be extremely thoughtful and attentive to those we are dealing with, whether that’s a team or person. Before approaching your team with an upcoming change, answer these questions for yourself…. Read more »

Here Is the Fast Track to Increased Productivity & Effectiveness in Your Workplace

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Reframe Productivity as a Path to Freedom Start by shifting the paradigm surrounding productivity. Introduce the idea of how increased productivity is really a conversation about clarifying priorities and letting go of tasks and projects that are out of line with the organization and department goals. Increased productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and… Read more »

Taking Key Communication Knowledge from the Medical Industry

Posted by & filed under Career Development, Communicating To Manage Performance, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Employee Development, Performance Management, Professional Presence in a Casual World.

A recent study by the National Institute of Health found that good doctors communicate effectively with patients—they identify patients’ problems more accurately, and patients are more satisfied with the care they receive.  “Good” doctors are those whose patients adjust better psychologically and are more satisfied with their care, they have greater job satisfaction, and less… Read more »

Your Personal Effectiveness Boosted in Just 90 Minutes

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Your energy level is the highest right away in the morning, so if possible, don’t spend that precious resource on sitting in update meetings or chatting with coworkers. Get right to your workspace and start your projects. Looking for  more ways to increase personal effectiveness? Here is the key: Ignore email, stay off of the… Read more »

Communicate to Manage Performance: Introverts vs Extroverts

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Meetings Introverts are not likely to share ideas in a large setting, whereas extroverts welcome the public communication. Get the most out of your introverted staff by providing a smaller group setting where they can shine. Large, weekly meetings aren’t as productive as was previously thought. Consider making that a monthly meeting, and have a… Read more »

The Most Valuable Management Skill

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Qualified managers and leaders are integral to a smoothly operating workplace and the growth of your organization. But what separates the average and highly effective managers? The ability to develop their staff. According to a recent Harvard Business Review article, “Job seekers from entry-level to executive are more concerned with opportunities for learning and development… Read more »