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leader
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10 Crucial Differences of Being a Boss vs. Being a Leader

The saying, “people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers,” may have some truth behind it. A 2015 Gallup Poll of 7,272 U.S. adults found that at some point in their career, one in two had left their job to get away from their manager. Only one in three people are engaged at work, and managers...
intrapreneurship
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How Promoting Intrapreneurship to Millennials Generates Growth and Innovation

Three years ago, a major milestone was marked when, in 2015, millennials became the largest segment of the workforce. By 2025, it is estimated that 75 percent of all employees will be millennials. Why does this matter? Because millennials think differently, respond differently and view their employment goals much differently than any other generation before...
Positive Employee Engagement
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6 Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Engagement

Encouraging the best out of your workforce is a learning curve and one that should be met with as much enthusiasm and caution from both management and employees. With a reported 70 percent of employees in the U.S. reporting job dissatisfaction, establishing trust and enticing commitment from employees has never been a more pressing issue...
generations x, y, and z
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Can Generation X, Y, and Z fill the gaps?

Generation X, Y, and Z - How do they differ from their predecessors? As the baby boomers – the largest generation in history – retire and leave the workplace, it will be up to Generation X, Y, and Z to fill the senior positions. But how different will their working attitudes and cultures be from...
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Expressing Gratitude

Thanking people works wonders for business because it expresses one of our most basic emotions: gratitude. When someone does something nice for you, they expect gratitude — and think less of you for withholding it. Sure you pay people a fair wage, but why not also say thank you for a job well done? The...
Leadership Style
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Flexing your leadership style

Prominent executive coaches and leadership strategists Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee offer lessons on the vital skill of “Flexing” — the art of flexing your personal leadership style to more effectively lead people who are different from you. Creating flex in a company’s management style will impact all aspects of developing the talent you have,...
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Leadership Guru and eePulse, Inc. Owner Theresa Welbourne, Ph.D. Shares Employee Motivation Tips

Are you having trouble keeping your employees motivated during today’s challenging times? Well, I recently caught up with human resource and leadership guru Theresa Welbourne, Ph.D. As the President and CEO of eePulse, Inc., www.eepulse.com, a Research Professor with the Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and the Editor-in-Chief...
achieving potential
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The Free Rider Problem

Thought leader Dave Bayless has a fascinating post on what he calls the Free Rider Problem. He posts that in a small company, everyone's contribution is visible and makes a big difference, but as a company grows, an increasing number of slackers sneak in, eventually driving out the high performers and leading to the death of the...