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What Everyone Gets Wrong About Working Remote

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Working Remote

I can remember a time when working remote was greatly frowned upon. It was viewed as an opportunity for employees to slack off, take care of kids, or get stuff done around the house—or so everyone thought. In reality, a number of reports now show that remote workers...

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How to Manage Poor Work Performance

How to Manage Poor Work Performance

One of my favorite things about what I do is having the opportunity to lead and manage others. I get to build teams, develop individuals, connect with people one-on-one, and coach them through key moments in their careers. But with the good comes the bad—and as a...

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Remote Work Culture – Why does remote work fail?

Remote Work Culture – Why does remote work fail?

The more we learn about remote work culture, the more enticing it becomes for management and employees alike. Studies show that remote workers are happier, healthier and more productive and cost companies far less than requiring attendance in the office. Despite...

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This Was My Single Biggest Mistake in Building Company Culture

This Was My Single Biggest Mistake in Building Company Culture

Confession time: I made a mistake—one that I’ve been working to correct. I’m hoping that sharing my missteps in building company culture will help save some of you from having to learn the same lessons the hard way. More specifically, my failure to define the culture...

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What Makes Great Managers Better than Average Ones?

What Makes Great Managers Better than Average Ones?

Great managers often make all the difference. They get better execution from teams, more productivity from individual employees and a rich culture that leads companies to thrive, such as those companies who master the Rockefeller habits. Having the right talent at the...

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Why employees love remote work

Why employees love remote work

We live in a time of transition when it comes to remote work: people are doing it now more than ever, yet many are still hammering out how to make it work better. If you harbor some hesitations when it comes to allowing remote work, you’re not alone. There’s no doubt...

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How to Spot Employee Burnout on Your Engineering Team

How to Spot Employee Burnout on Your Engineering Team

A new survey shows that stress-induced employee burnout is going to be a big problem for managers in 2017. And when employees get overstressed, all kinds of bad things can happen. They’re more prone to make mistakes, become actively disengaged and even face increased...

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Managing Remote Employees: 3 Steps to Improving Communication

Managing Remote Employees: 3 Steps to Improving Communication

The latest Gallup analysis is in, and it tells a rather interesting story for those managing remote employees. The State of the American Workplace study is filled with insights that indicate the benefits of remote work may be even greater than previously reported....

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How To Avoid The Common Mistakes Of First-Time Managers

How To Avoid The Common Mistakes Of First-Time Managers

There are few things more overwhelming than the first time you experience the sudden responsibility of a group of employees. Whether you’re being promoted among your peers, entering a new organization in a leadership position or moving over to another department to...

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