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17 11, 2017

How to keep millennials motivated and focused at work

By |November 17th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Communication, Community, Development, Employee Engagement, Generational Differences, Motivation, Organisational Culture, Potential, Productivity, Teamwork|0 Comments

In the present age, the workplace culture is fast changing as more and more millennials are becoming a part of it. It is expected that within the next five years, half of the employee population will comprise of millennials. It is important to know that they are culturally as well as educationally different than the generation before them. So it is essential to adapt to new ways to keep millennials motivated and focused at work. Let’s have a look at some of the tips that will help you out:

 
Align Them with Your Vision
Millennials are notorious for job hopping, so […]

6 11, 2017

7 more podcasts for leadership training

By |November 6th, 2017|Coaching, Development, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Mastery, Motivation, Potential, Productivity, Purpose, Social Support|0 Comments

Last week on the blog, we shared 6 of the best podcasts for leadership training. Podcasts have quickly become one of the most popular forms of training on the internet today, and there are countless podcasts available right now when it comes to leadership and personal development.

Perhaps the best part about podcasts is that you don’t even have to leave your home in order to take advantage of the wealth of information they contain. Besides that, you can listen to podcasts on just about any device: your laptop, tablet, phone, etc.

Since our previous list on podcasts was so popular, […]

28 10, 2017

6 of the Best Podcasts for Leaders

By |October 28th, 2017|Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery|0 Comments

If you’ve been following the blog for the past few weeks, you know that we’ve been focusing on the importance of continual learning and personal development when it comes to growing your career as a leader and manager.

Continual learning and personal development are some of the most important investments you’ll ever make. Such investments allow you to stay abreast of industry trends, sharpen your skills, hone your craft, up-level your expertise, and further build out your own personal toolbox of knowledge and talents.

The good news is this: thanks to the internet, you don’t even have to leave your home […]

16 10, 2017

5 Ways to Handle Employees With More Expertise

By |October 16th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Coaching, Communication, Community, Development, Leadership, Positivity, Productivity, Teamwork|0 Comments

Most people imagine a natural hierarchy of knowledge in the workplace. It seems to be that the people with the most expertise manage those who are still learning.

In the real world, however, it doesn’t always happen that way. If you’ve found yourself in charge of someone who seems to be a jack of all trades, it can be a tricky situation to navigate. You might want to change the way you handle that employee – you’ll both be better for it.

 

 

Move Them Up

It’s one thing to deal with an employee who is simply incredible at his or […]

9 10, 2017

5 websites to access leadership training for free

By |October 9th, 2017|Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery|0 Comments

In one of our recent blogs, we discussed the importance of continual learning and personal development when it comes to growing your career as a leader and manager.

Continual learning and personal development are some of the most important investments you’ll ever make. Such investments allow you to stay abreast of industry trends, sharpen your skills, hone your craft, up-level your expertise, and further build out your own personal toolbox of knowledge and talents.

Whether you attend conferences or workshops throughout the year, hire a high-level coach to meet with regularly, or participate in masterminds with other professionals, developing yourself with […]

2 10, 2017

What thought leaders say about emotional intelligence

By |October 2nd, 2017|Development, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Mindfulness, Positivity, Potential, Productivity, Quotes|0 Comments

Today, we’re featuring another installment in our ongoing ‘Quotes From’ series, where we share insightful and inspirational quotes from leaders and industry experts from all over the world regarding a specific topic. Today’s topic revolves around emotional intelligence.

We’ve talked a lot about emotional intelligence here on the blog. In fact, we’re currently discussing emotional intelligence in a slideshare series, the first installment of which you can view here. The second installment is available here.

Why is emotional intelligence so important? For one, emotions are information. They tell us something about how we and others are feeling about a situation or […]

16 09, 2017

What thought leaders say about personal development

By |September 16th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Coaching, Development, Mastery, Motivation, Positivity, Potential, Productivity, Purpose, Quotes|0 Comments

Today, we’re featuring another installment in our ongoing ‘Quotes From’ series, where we share insightful and inspirational quotes from leaders and industry experts from all over the world regarding a specific topic. Today’s topic revolves around the importance of continual learning and personal development.

Continual learning and personal development are some of the most important investments you’ll ever make in your career. Such investments allow you to stay abreast of industry trends, sharpen your skills, hone your craft, up-level your expertise, and further build out your own personal toolbox of knowledge and talents. Whether you attend conferences or workshops throughout […]

15 09, 2017

Workplace Diversity and How It Affects Employees

By |September 15th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Change, Communication, Community, Development, Employee Engagement, Generational Differences, Growing Pains, Hiring, Leadership, Organisational Culture, Relationship Building, Teamwork|0 Comments

Workplace diversity means employing team members who are different from one another. That difference could be found in gender, race, religion, culture, sexuality, age, education, background and countless more.

Diversity has many benefits for a business. People with different life experiences come to the table with different perspectives. This means many different solutions can be proposed for the same problem thus making an effective solution more likely.

Equally, diversity means different ways of behaving and doing business. When entering a negotiation or decision making process, a diverse company will have a full range of abilities and approaches to choose from. They […]

25 08, 2017

What thought leaders say about positive culture in the workplace

By |August 25th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Community, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Motivation, Positivity, Productivity, Teamwork|0 Comments

Today, we’re featuring another installment in our ongoing ‘Quotes From’ series, where we share insightful and inspirational quotes from leaders and industry experts from all over the world regarding a specific topic. Today’s topic revolves around the importance of building a healthy and positive culture in the workplace for employees.

Imagine a workplace where…

Your employees are actually glad to come into work
Their collaborations with colleagues come easily
Your team brainstorms and develops phenomenal ideas
All hands are on deck, and everyone’s committed, focused, and enthusiastic about the work ahead

As a result, the end-products you produce are game-changing for […]

24 08, 2017

How to manage employees who work from home

By |August 24th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Communication, Community, Development, Employee Engagement, Hiring, Leadership, Motivation, Organisational Culture, Productivity, Teamwork|Comments Off on How to manage employees who work from home

Having employees work from home means that you can have a business that is both flexible and cost-effective. If you have a business that requires maintenance customer service, technical support, administrative work, translation, research, writing, editing, or web design, you can certainly employ people who work in the comforts of their home.

These kinds of jobs don’t require a very constant face to face communication with the managers and colleagues. Nonetheless, some management is still necessary to ensure a smooth flow of work. In this article, we’ll share with you some of the ways that you can manage your employees […]