Business Coaching for Effective Communication

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Communication is key in any organization, and employing the right communication strategies allows your team to focus on what they do best.  Ensuring that the right … [Read more...]

Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

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Poor Communication costs you, both professionally and personally. One source estimates employee misunderstandings cost organizations $37 billion per year.  … [Read more...]

Spotting and Hiring an Employee for Team Fit Is About Looking Beyond Personality

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My friend Liz was worried about the future of her workplace. She was on the Quality Management Team at Gaskets, Inc. (not its real name), and the CEO wanted to expand the … [Read more...]

Google and Yale Study Shows Experientially Diverse Teams Yield Productive Chaos

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When we think of efficiency, we tend to picture something mechanical like a train--a well-tuned system that chugs along, each part working in unison, creating a beast of … [Read more...]

How Helping Employees Maintain a Work-Life Balance Can Strengthen Teams Within Your Company

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WellStar Health System in Atlanta, Georgia is a great place to work. And it’s not just the not-for-profit health group’s 14,000 employees who think so. For two years … [Read more...]

Continually Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

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  As a leader you must continually build your techniques, capabilities and habits. You need to be able to evaluate honestly where you are, what strengths you have … [Read more...]

Empowering Employees to Speak Up: Why Raleigh’s Red Hat Meritocracy Is Effective

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It should have been an easy meeting. Management at all levels agreed on the path for the new initiative. It wasn’t really a time for discussion; it was a time to … [Read more...]

Choosing Project Team Members: The Five Employees You Need on Every Team

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Kaitlyn’s company had a big contract coming up and she wanted to put the perfect team together to finish the job. As a very involved CEO, her first step seemed obvious. … [Read more...]

How to Increase Employee Engagement in the Workplace

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We recently encountered a client with a problem. They wanted to build their business with an engaged, cooperative workforce—a common goal of so many of our clients. … [Read more...]

Leading A Small But Effective Team

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  We believe that great teamwork is essential to an organization. It enables businesses to achieve goals that an individual working alone cannot. Employees can … [Read more...]