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Are you an Effective Team Manager?

Teams and groups are an inevitable and natural part of the workplace.  Teams are great for getting work done, protecting people’s interests, and satisfying the social needs of individuals.  Teamwork can make a large and seemingly insurmountable task doable. As …

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How well do you manage YOU?

When I think of the term ‘manager’, I think of someone who organizes things, organizes people, takes initiative, develops and implements new policies, procedures, and processes – you know, someone who makes things happen.  I’ve had some great managers since …

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Bad Standard Operating Procedures: What Your Business Is Risking

Standard operating procedures are meant to provide an organization or occupation with uniform performance and quality expectations for everyday tasks.  If standard operating procedures (SOPs) are poorly written, they are of little use to your employees. Bad standard operating procedures: …

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Why are performance reviews so frustrating?

Consider the following scenario:  Taryn is a manager at a mid-sized production company.  She’s sitting in her office with a co-worker when her telephone rings.  She answers; her smile fades; she nods, then hangs up the receiver.  Worried, the co-worker …

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