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Posts in Management

The 5 Love Languages At Work

5 Love Languages_giftsEmployee Appreciation -- it's what every employee wants, and what every manager and team leader needs to show. See how The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace can help managers take the right approach.

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How to Handle Those Pesky Time Thieves - Time Management for Managers

MM thievesManagers face 50-60 interruptions a day. In the moment, it can feel like it's best to handle each distraction as it comes up  But, at the end of day, this strategy adds up to a LOT of lost time. See what managers can do to avoid this pesky time thief

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(eBook) The Sad State of Soft Skills | Tips & Takeaways for Addressing the Gap

SoftSkillseBookHere's an eBook no L&D professional should be without. It provides a great overview of what soft skills are, which ones are most in-demand today, and how to find effective soft skills training.

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(Video Clip) How Coaches Impact Our Success

Coaching Clip_thumb hostDo you feel like you have a handle on the coaching part of your job? Great!
If not, and knowing how and when to coach someone is unclear or feels a little daunting, we’ve got you covered. This short clip shows why it is worth the effort.

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The Power of Storytelling (and How L&D Can Harness It)

Storytelling Video_blog thumbFor Learning & Development, harnessing the power of storytelling makes training more engaging and memorable, creating an ideal foundation for lasting change. Here's a short video with tips on how to incoporate storytelling into your training.

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How Did We Get Here?

How Did We Get Here_thumb revWe’ve all been there, right? It appears to us that our workteam is spending time and money on a project that is headed nowhere...but we're not sure we should be the one to step up and say something. See why it takes honesty and courage to avoid false consensus and the "sunk cost trap."

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Celebrate National Checklist Day - National WHAT?

National Checklist Day_thumbOctober 30th marks National Checklist Day. Media Partners knows the power of checklists and related tools to provide fast, how-to guidance when it’s needed. As we salute the enduring value of checklists, we invite you to tap into the power of 13 of the most popular tools we’ve created to make your workday a little easier.

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5 Actions HR Can Take to Build a Winning Employee Experience

5 Actions HR Can Take_thumbThis post explains why the idea to "improve the employee experience" has caught fire this year.  It also provides tips on how to ensure employees have a good experience with your organization—from their first inquiry about job openings to their departing exit interview.

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Management Skills Training: Correcting Poor Habits

PC_Poor HabitsAs this video clip shows, correcting poor habits can be extremely difficult-on both the supervisor and the employee. But if you care about the success of your employees, this an important coaching and management skill to have.

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Fast and Flexible Micro-Training: The Just-in-Time Solution for Busy Managers

MMTeams - RestoreJust-in-time learning is exactly what its name implies: training that is available in the moment—when and where it’s needed to address a current challenge. This type of learning is proving especially advantageous for busy managers.

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