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Can Social Networks Place a Company at Legal Threat

Can Social Networks Place a Company at Legal Threat

Can Social Networks Place a Company at Legal Threat  “Completely,” claims David P. Jones, PhD, author of MILLION DOLLAR HIRE: Build Your Bottom Line, One Employee at a Time (Jossey-Bass, 2011). “Commonly, without knowing it, companies break a host of rules when they make use of social […]

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Why Your Leadership Competencies May be Failing to Deliver

Leadership competencies are a perennial topic of interest. HR practitioners wonder about the competencies being emphasized in their development programs as well as the skills on which other organizations focus. And even if we don’t openly discuss it, we may wonder if our organization is taking aim […]

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7 Unusual Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Start A ‘Mini-CEO’ Program When an employee has a new idea for how to do business, Brian Halligan, CEO of Hubspot, a marketing software firm in Boston, sometimes chooses to fire that employee from his or her day job, and appoint that person ‘CEO’ of a new […]

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10 Things You Should Never Micromanage

Hey, go-getter. Yes, you could do it all, but there are times it’s best to step back and stop stifling your team’s productivity and creativity. By their very nature, entrepreneurs are doers. While other people may scheme or dream up ideas, entrepreneurs prefer to take action. That’s […]

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Best Leadership Books of All Time

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing (1959) The against-all-odds survival tale of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his 27-member crew is one of the most timeless leadership allegories out there. When the 1914 Antarctic voyage got stuck for over a year in an ice floe, Shackleton’s […]

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Deliver Value to Your Employees—Your Most Important Stakeholders

Beryl Companies CEO Paul Spiegelman explains how to get employees to show up for work with passion, productivity, and focus–and increase profits. By Paul Spiegelman | Jul 18, 2011 How does your company picnic impact your bottom line? What about the handwritten note sent to an employee […]

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Nineteen Blogs You Should Bookmark Right Now

We scoured the Web and came up with a list of the smartest business bloggers. Their advice just might help you run a better company. There are more than 130 million blogs on the World Wide Web today, and 1.5 million more are created each week, according […]

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What Exactly Is A “Corporate Culture?”

Corporate (or Organizational) culture is one of those focus areas that is not always fully understood and is not optimally utilized either in an organization. A basic definition of organizational culture is “the collective way we do things around here.” It involves a learned set of behaviors […]

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7 Ways That Talent Management Is Changing

According to Dr. John Sullivan, a noted author, speaker, and internationally recognized visionary, there are many changes occurring in the business environment and subsequently talent management that cannot be ignored by HR managers. According to Sullivan, If you want to plan ahead, you must consider these important […]

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5 Techniques to Feel Super-Optimistic

Technique #1: Straight Posture & Big Steps Optimistic people use straight posture, walk fast, and take big steps. Pessimistic people slouch, walk slowly, and use small steps. Imagine seeing someone walking with his or her head held high, shoulders back, walking fairly fast with big steps. That […]

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