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Five Career Myths That Can Hamper Your Growth

By | 2016-10-25T16:34:04+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Blog, Careers, Self Development|

career adviceCareer advice comes in many different forms, and from a variety of sources (including your mother).  If you are not careful, the advice flying at you can become overwhelming at the least and career damaging in the extreme.  Having listened to a good amount of […]

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The Difference Between Praise and Feedback

By | 2016-10-25T16:34:05+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Blog, Leadership|

feedbackFirst, the good news.  Managers are really good at giving praise to their employees.  Now, the bad news.  Most of the time the manager mistakenly thinks they are giving positive feedback when they dish out that praise.  The problem is that there is a big difference […]

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TED Talks Thursday: Marc Pachter – The Art Of The Interview

By | 2014-11-06T20:08:53+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Blog, Leadership, Ted Talks|

In this weeks TED Talks Thursday, Marc Pachter discusses the art of the interview.  Powerful concepts that translate to managers and supervisors.  One of the best ways to understand what makes your employees tick is to have a meaningful conversation about who they are.  What are there aspirations and […]

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As a Leader, Getting Feedback is Just As Important As Giving It

By | 2016-10-25T16:34:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Blog, Leadership|

feedbackAs a leader, you spend a lot of time reading about the importance of giving feedback.  Much has been written about that topic in this blog.  It’s true.  Your ability to effectively give feedback to your employees will have a great impact on your performance […]

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