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When Being Wrong is the Smart Move for a Leader

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How do you know you're smart? Is it credentials, degrees, experience, intuition? Could it be a perfect academic record, a flawless record of success in business, the charisma to persuade others to adopt your beliefs and behaviors?

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

New Research on Laughter in the Workplace

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Have you ever heard the phrase, "Laughter is the best medicine"? Researchers from Australian National University actually put that concept to the test in the workplace! The results? Having something to laugh about really does help in stressful situations.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

What Will Keep Millennials Working Long-Term in an Organization?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

A new survey conducted by Deloitte shows a trend among millennial workers that is not about money. Actually, the trend shows that keeping millennials in a job for the long term requires different assets than a nice paycheck.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Leadership is About the People You Lead

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When you find yourself in a leadership position, the temptation is there to toot your own horn. However, Forbes writer Amy Modglin explains how leadership is really about others, not yourself.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Why Use a Staffing Firm To Do Your Hiring?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Using a recruitment and staffing agency is a popular and often necessary option for businesses. Why? The efficiencies and cost savings to your organization are clear.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm

Useful Ways to Start a Conversation for Career Success

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When you're in a room full of people, where do you start? Do you form a tight little circle with the people you know? Do you slide over to the punch bowl and stay there all night? Or do you reach out to others, embracing the opportunity to meet new people? Even people in the last category, those natural networkers, sometimes run into a problem. How do you start a conversation with someone you don't know? Here are some tips gleaned from "The Muse" which you might find useful the next time you're in a room full of people.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

A Bad Work Day is Not the End of the World

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Having a bad day? Take a few pointers from this Muse article on what not to do today, and ways you can get through the things you absolutely must do.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

How Do You Become a Humble Leader?

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Being a leader can be great for your ego; you get your business working and you push new ideas forward into action. However, being a leader is also about leading real people, not just cogs in the wheel of your genius. How do you lead people without treating them like objects? The answer lies in the term "humble leadership."

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Give Positive Career Direction to Others

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Making a positive difference in someone else's career might be easier than you think. Author, Stav Ziv, shares a story about a professor who listened to her career ambitions (deep dive reporting) and kindly pushed her in a different direction (leadership roles). Her professor believed in her abilities to be a good leader, and he foresaw this field being more successful for her than her own chosen path. Because he respected her enough to give her good advice, and she respected him enough to listen to his good advice, his wisdom positively affected her career.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

5 Leadership Habits That Make Your Life Easier

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 14, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Being a leader is a huge responsibility. Some days are full of stress, and you collapse into your chair and wonder how you're going to make it through the week. Take heart! Gordon Tredgold offers 5 habits you can develop to make your leadership responsibilities easier.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

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