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#CollaborationWorks: Recognize and Praise Employees

Taking the time to recognize and praise your team is something that is often forgotten about or ignored. Research from Aon Hewitt suggests leaders who do not make employee recognition a priority are missing an opportunity to keep employees happy and engaged. According to Ken Oehler,...

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Continuous Learning and Talent Development: Key to Competitive Growth

Co-Author Tobi Anderson The need for knowledge work continues to grow. You've likely heard the recent buzz about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, chatbots, and the like - and the threat to jobs by these disruptive technologies. Despite the threat of automation, the reality is that knowledge...

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The Most Important Component of an Effective Team

What kinds of teams have you been a part of? Maybe a sports team or theatre group, a dreaded school or work project group, or an implementation team to bring a new technology at work. Many can attest that working with teams can go really...

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Make Sure Every Worker Knows Your Company’s Mission

Aligning employees on their company’s overarching strategy, goals and vision for the future is often overlooked. Even when onboarding, many workers are taught their individual tasks without taking into account how this fits into the whole company.  Employee orientation without sharing the company’s mission and...

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5 Ways to Help Remote Working Thrive at Your Company

Remote working is a hot topic right now, and conversation about working from home (or anywhere) is only growing. The idea has both supporters and critics, but when done correctly, your team can effectively do its job anywhere, and potentially be more satisfied personally and...

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Establish Credibility and Success in Your New Leadership Role

Leadership development is essential to a company’s success – without good, talented people leading your team, having a common purpose and direction is not easy. According to The State of Leadership Development from Harvard Business, only 28 percent of organizations surveyed see leadership development as...

The Argument for Continuous Learning

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy After completing your education and beginning work, finding opportunities for learning and growth can become difficult. For one, if you do not have an interest in learning new skills or being challenged in your...