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How Will You Replace Your Annual Performance Review?

The world of performance management was irrevocably shaken last month when Accenture announced that it would abolish annual performance reviews. They will be replaced with “a more fluid system, in which employees receive timely feedback from their managers on an ongoing...

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The Army General Who Battled Command and Control Leadership

I just finished reading the book Team of Teams. It stunned me. I’m not a huge proponent of business books. I have read many of them and...

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Culture At Amazon: Losing The Trees For The Forest

On August 15th, the New York Times published an article entitled Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace. This...

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Five Questions To Boost Productivity And Innovation At Your Company

Sometimes it seems like my desk is situated at the end of a conveyer belt with business apps just churning out ad nauseam. I feel like Lucy...

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Why Workplace Automation Intelligence Can’t Replace Us Humans

Technology, the proliferation of devices, and the new era of virtualization (and its multifarious levels of implementation) have created...

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Why Employee Complaints Are Optimistic

Complaining is an incredibly optimistic thing to do. Bringing up the same issue three meetings in a row is too. How, you ask? Just think...

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The Top 5 Revolutionary Leadership Moves This Month

Leaders challenge the status quo. Leaders create a culture around their goals and involve others in that culture. Leaders have an...

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The Top 10 Proven Ways To Boost Employee Job Satisfaction

What matters most to your employees? That was the question we posed last year in this blog post based on The Society for Human Resource...

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Putting Accountability To Work On Your Team

I often hear people-focused management described as “soft-skills”. But most leaders will report that people issues are one of their top...

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Escalating Demands at Work Hurt Employees and Companies

Tony Schwartz  is the CEO and founder of The Energy Project and bestselling author of The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, published...

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It’s Question Friday! Do You Know What Your Team Is Thinking?

What is the best question you have ever been asked? A well-worded question ignites the imagination, triggering a deep inquiry that allows...

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