Category: Growth & Development

Dec 16

If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You to Fix It

By:  Sue Bingham (https://hbr.org/2017/01/if-employees-dont-trust-you-its-up-to-you-to-fix-it) Three years ago, 37% of CEOs were concerned about a lack of trust in businesses, according to the PwC Annual Global CEO survey. Across industries, that number has climbed to 55%. A high level of trust between managers and employees defines the best workplaces and drives overall company performance and revenue. As Stephen M. R. …

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Dec 16

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee

None of these skills will appear in a job description, but they can help make you one of the most indispensable people in the office. [PHOTO: MOERSCHY VIA PIXABAY; APP PHOTO: FLICKR USER NATIONAL LIBRARY OF IRELAND] BY LYDIA DISHMAN (https://www.fastcompany.com/3066691/how-to-be-a-better-employee-in-2017)  You may have resolved to lose weight or exercise more this year, but what about resolving to …

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Dec 13

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain. By Allison Fox (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/7-tips-to-actually-manage-anxiety-on-a-regular-basis_us_5862b420e4b0de3a08f640e8) JUPITERIMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGES People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to …

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Dec 13

Are You A Good Boss? Test Yourself With These 5 Questions

Lisa Quast , CONTRIBUTOR  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2017/01/02/are-you-a-good-boss-test-yourself-with-these-5-questions/)  Think you’re good at managing people? Most managers, when asked, provide a glowing commentary of their stellar people management skills. Yet research has demonstrated the opposite. A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that 50% had left their job to get away from their …

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Dec 06

A Single Tip That Will Make This Your Best Year of Work, Ever

Instead of focusing on the easiest tasks, or even most pressing, focus on this. By Justin Bariso Founder, Insight @JustinJBariso (https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/a-single-tip-that-will-make-2017-your-best-year-of-work-ever.html) CREDIT: Getty Images It’s a new year, and that means a fresh start. Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?

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Dec 06

The Stress-Reducing Secret to Being More Successful

#5 is a game-changer. By Andrew Thomas Founder, Skybell Video Doorbell @andrewthomas (https://www.inc.com/andrew-thomas/the-stress-reducing-secret-to-being-more-successful.html) CREDIT: Getty Images Going faster. Multitasking. Hustling. This wildly hectic pace that we now call “normal” causes depression and anxiety – even though we don’t admit it. More pragmatically, it threatens our ability to perform at our best.

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Dec 06

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

By:  Nina Bowman (https://hbr.org/2016/12/4-ways-to-improve-your-strategic-thinking-skills) If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in …

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Dec 04

4 Powerful Ways to Be Happy With Your Career

What are the true motivators in our lives? By Chris Dessi VP of Sales, Performline, Inc. @chrisdessi (https://www.inc.com/chris-dessi/4-powerful-ways-to-be-happy-with-your-career.html)  CREDIT: Getty Images American Psychologist Frederick Herzberg made the assertion that our most powerful motivator at work is never money. Herzberg defined four powerful motivators. Each cultivate a deep sense of positive change and happiness in your career.

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Dec 04

Neuroscience Says These Are the 8 Best Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is the key ingredient to all successful relationships. Here’s how to get it. By Justin Bariso Founder, Insight @JustinJBariso (https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/neuroscience-says-these-are-the-8-best-ways-to-build-trust-in-the-workplace.html) CREDIT: Getty Images It’s the foundation behind the happiest marriages and the intangible quality that makes the best teams click. Put simply, it’s the key ingredient to all successful relationships. It’s called trust.

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Dec 04

Want To Crush It On Social Media In 2018? Here’s The Truth You Need To Hear

You really only have two options. By Nicolas Cole Contributor, Inc.com @Nicolascole77 (https://www.inc.com/nicolas-cole/want-to-crush-it-on-social-media-in-2017-heres-the-truth-you-need-to-hear.html) CREDIT: Getty Images Last week, I wrote a column here on Inc called: 10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time). Overnight, my inbox flooded. The article clearly resonated, and while some people reached out simply to acknowledge they …

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