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6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During the Holiday Season

In the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere with keeping employees focused

While the time between Thanksgiving and the New Year is a celebratory one filled with holiday parties and spending time with loved ones, in the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere while simultaneously keeping employees focused and productive. ...

by Dan Ruch  | December 08, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Deal With Jerks at Work Without Becoming One

Dealing with a jerk at work can be particularly challenging and triggering for strong, assertive women

I have the privilege of working with a lot of assertive, direct women. They aren't afraid to speak up. If they have an idea, they share it. When someone says something they disagree with, they express their counterpoint. And when they feel personally attacked by a ...

by Elena Lipson  | December 05, 2018 08:00:00
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7 Things to Say and Do That Will Make You Better at Work

And seven things you should stop saying at the office

Every little thing you say or do at your workplace will reflect your level of work ethic. To polish those inter-office communication skills, here are thoughtful alternative ways you can respond to common situations at work:What not to do: Be defensiveWhat to say ...

by Hannah Lazatin for  | December 03, 2018 12:00:00
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Why Do Feel Like You're Frustrated at Work, Even When You're Doing a Good Job?

Efficiency has its downside

You’re a go-getter. When you’re in the job that you love, you do your best to make everything work for you and your team. You’re always thinking of improving things and you’re always working for a higher and nobler purpose.The thing is, ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | November 26, 2018 12:00:00
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The Coming Workplace Revolution

Most employees are disengaged with their work and skeptical of their company leadership

Today’s workplace is experiencing a shift in the way we do business,  a pivot we haven’t seen since the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century. This transformation in the workplace is happening around the globe at a dramatic pace.It has led some economists ...

by Joshua Levie  | November 09, 2018 08:00:00
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6 Entrepreneurs Share Secrets for Boosting Office Morale

Not every day will be a good one. Here's how six leaders boost their team's optimism and drive

This story appears in the November 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »Not every week is going to be great -- that's just reality. We asked six entrepreneurs: When your team seems down in the dumps, how do you boost their optimism and drive?“When morale is low, it’s usually because of a ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | November 07, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Deliver Bad News When It's Not Your Fault

People tend to shoot the messenger but there are ways to avoid the negative halo of bad news

Have you ever shared bad news with coworkers, employees or partners? As much as we don't want to shoot the messenger, sometimes we associate negative feelings with the person who tells us bad news.Work is hard enough as is. You don't need a negative ...

by Wes Kao  | October 03, 2018 08:00:00
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Careful: A Few Disgruntled Employees Can Destroy Company Culture

The first step to dealing with unhappy employees is finding if their complaints are valid

In every manager’s journey comes the moment of truth when they discover if they possess the true qualities of leading a team. Leading and managing excited, productive, happy people is not the challenge; the true challenge is dealing with and managing unhappy, difficult and ...

by Richard Trevino II  | September 21, 2018 06:00:00
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6 Daily Struggles You Need To Overcome To Get To Where You Want At Work

Each day is different; here's how to make sure you're on top of your game

There are rare, beautiful moments when someone truly inspires you and you think to yourself, "Ok, she's the epitome of #careergoals." But every successful woman out there knows *the struggle*, and even people who are at the top of their game experience ...

by Ysa Singson for  | September 20, 2018 12:00:00
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4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Have to Deliver Bad News

There will always be tough things that need to be shared with your staff

One of the most important jobs of leaders is to tell people what’s going on, even when the news is bad. Leaders must be able to address everything from an individual performance issue to the denial of budget for new personnel or other ...

by Liz Kilsik  | September 03, 2018 02:00:00
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Unhappy at Work? Answer These 7 Questions to Determine Your Next Move

Unhappiness at work is a personal and professional growth opportunity

Roughly 64 percent of Americans are disengaged at work according to a study conducted by Gallup. To many professionals, this condition is unacceptable. They are working diligently to modify so they can get more joy out of life and more progress in their careers.Others struggle in this ...

by John Boitnott  | August 09, 2018 02:00:00
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6 Ways Healthy Office Competition Builds Teams and Improves Productivity

Done well, competition within your company can dramatically improve success

Competition within companies is a controversial topic. Some argue it increases output, while others say it creates a negative, cutthroat culture.Both arguments are valid, but there's not a single right answer. Certain businesses create a cutthroat culture and promote it, while others ...

by John Rampton  | August 08, 2018 06:00:00
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5 Phrases You Should Avoid Saying at Work

Approach work with a positive can-do attitude

Your choice of words is very important when you are expressing yourself. Especially at work, you need a maintain a positive and can-do attitude. Therefore, you need to be careful when you are trying to convey your message to your co-workers. Below you ...

by Ceren Cubucku  | August 07, 2018 02:00:00