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5 insightful questions to ask candidates during an interview

Building up a team is one of the most important responsibilities you’ll ever have as a manager. Each employee you screen for an open position will bring a unique set of skills, expertise, and background experience to the table. For that reason, during an interview, it can often be challenging to determine which candidate out […]

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How to recognise and nurture leadership potential

True leaders can be few and far between in even the most powerful of industries. Nurturing the leadership potential of star employees now will reward your business immensely in the future. Before you can do this, it’s important to know how to see their leadership potential in the first place. You’ll then be able to […]

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7 secrets to using praise to motivate employees

What workplace doesn’t want more motivated employees? After all, an employee who’s truly motivated is an employee who’s going to strive to put forth their best work day-in and day-out. So how can managers increase motivation in their team members? The answer might surprise you. It has everything to do with praise.     Praise […]

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5 tech trends to improve your workplace productivity

We live in a world of emerging technologies where a variety of technological trends can impact workplaces. According to a report published by Gallup’s State of the American Workforce, teams that are engaged achieve 21% more profitability, but only 51% of employees feel engaged in their assigned work. Keeping in mind these findings, it is […]

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The benefits of millennials in the workplace

Millennials are soon to be the largest population in the global workforce. Traditionally, companies have found it challenging to attract, and more importantly retain, millennial talent. Job seekers from this generation (which is comprised of those who were born between the years of 1981 and 1996) tend to possess different values when it comes to […]

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4 secrets to attracting millennials to your workplace

In 2016, millennials (a generation usually defined by those born between 1981 and 1996) became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. In the years to come, the members of this generation will be the ones to eventually assume the managerial reins of companies the world over. To ensure the security of your company’s future […]

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Are you good at active listening? Why all leaders should be

Communication is key. That’s especially true in the workplace, where effective communication is essential to a fully functioning working environment. But communication isn’t simply a necessary skill among employees who are working together to achieve a desired outcome. It’s also a skill that every leader needs to master. After all, leaders rely on communication in […]

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5 ways to improve your know, like, and trust factor as a leader

There are a few things that people immediately decide within mere seconds of meeting you. Some of those things include deciding if you’re smart, if you’re successful, and— perhaps most importantly—whether or not they feel like they know, like, and trust you. Your ‘know, like, and trust’ factor is important when you hold a leadership […]

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How to organise a successful team-building event

Team-building events are steadily on the rise. More companies are beginning to realise that teams that work effectively together are far more productive. You can’t just throw a group of random people in the same office and hope for the best. Even a talented group of individuals will fail to achieve their goals without proper […]

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Want more high-performance days as a leader? Keep a journal

Can keeping a journal boost your leadership skills? In our last blog, we took a close look at the most common daily habits that highly successful leaders tend to practice every morning. One of those habits—and one that you’ll find countless CEOs, executives, managers, and leaders extoling across the board—is journaling. In fact, in Hal […]