Managing a Remote Workforce

The remote workplace is different. The setting is different, and cubicles don’t divide the virtual space. Neither do city lines, time zones, or continents, for that matter. The employees are different, too. Without the immediacy of a group, employees have to be more independent than their on-site counterparts.

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Is Your Review Process Doing More Harm Than Good?

In most organizations, employee performance reviews happen once a year and rarely, if ever, add any value to the business, the relationships between managers, or staff and employee engagement levels. In fact, there is growing evidence that the traditional annual employee review can harm all three.

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What’s Your Coaching Style?

Everybody has one. You may not know yours yet, maybe because you haven’t been in a situation to coach someone or maybe you just have little to no self-awareness? It’s time to pay attention. You can affect someone’s performance at work by simply presenting your message in a different way—body language included. Read on to see if any of these […]

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Authenticity In The Workplace

Authenticity—it’s a big buzzword today. And our sharing culture takes that quite literally; just look at the personal posts and pics that are on the web everyday. But to what extent should we prize authenticity in leadership roles at work? Being transparent can definitely go a long way at work, but only to a certain degree. You’ve got to be real, but put your best foot forward at the same time.

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