Monthly Archives: September 2014

Developing Reflective Leadership Skills

Reflective leadership combines the benefits of observation and the ability to take in information with the strengths of introspection. This creative melding of faculties enables strong leaders to maximize their problem-solving skills and intuitive insights in preparation for taking their company to the next level. Understanding Personal Impact One of the first steps to reflective [...]

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Can Reflective Leadership Help You?

1. Are you aware of the impact you have on your workforce? 2. Do you have an understanding of how your team perceives you? 3. Do you express yourself honestly to your employees? 4. Do you take time to reflect upon the processes within your enterprise? 5. Have you learned anything from analyzing other successful [...]

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When Employees Just Don’t Get Along: Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict is part of life and not just merely part of business. Yet it often shows up at work among employees with different viewpoints, different values, and different ways of doing things. Ignoring conflict never makes it go away or resolves any issue effectively. Businesses that address conflict tend to have a better handle on employee [...]

By |2016-01-19T15:01:25+00:00September 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Employees Just Don’t Get Along: Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

How Can You Help Employees To Resolve a Conflict?

1. Do you remind employees to demonstrate professionalism? 2. Do you try to get to the root of a workplace conflict so that a compromise can be made? 3. Do you sometimes tell employees to take a time out to let tempers calm down, before developing a solution? 4. If one employee is slacking and [...]

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Dealing with Bullying at Work

Bullying in schools has received a lot of media coverage over the past few years, but the problem is not confined to the younger generation; bullying also goes on in the workplace. The first step towards dealing with bullying within your company is to recognize the signs. Indications of Bullying Bullying consists of a pattern [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:18:35+00:00September 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dealing with Bullying at Work

Are You Preventing Bullying?

1. Do you have one or more co-workers that often talk over other team members? 2. Do co-workers show signs of dread or intimidation? 3. Have you noticed a co-worker taking credit for other team members’ work? 4. Are your team members suffering from harassment? 5. Have you witnessed a colleague abusing his or her [...]

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Using Social Media to Grow Your Business

It is no secret that you can reach more of your client base by using social networking tools, however online promotion requires knowledge of how to engage your followers as well as a sense for what not to say or do. The internet itself is relatively new, so it makes sense that not everyone has [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:18:36+00:00September 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Using Social Media to Grow Your Business

Are You Using Social Media as Effectively as Possible to Promote Your Business?

1. Do you have social media accounts representing your business that are separate from your personal accounts? 2. Do you consistently post information that is relevant and reliable? 3. Have you taken time to review the demographics most likely to follow your business or organization? 4. When sharing information, do you prompt followers to engage? [...]

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Email Effectiveness or Ineffectiveness

Email has transformed communication in the workplace. Gone are the days when people had to spend lost hours trying to get in touch with their colleagues in different areas of the building or in different parts of the country. With communication via email, an answer can be had in mere minutes, if the other party [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:18:36+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Email Effectiveness or Ineffectiveness

Do You Use E-mail Effectively?

1. Do you sometimes send friendly less professional e-mails to clients or customers? 2. Do you send lengthy and sometimes difficult to understand e-mails about a new product or business deal instead of calling? 3. Does the tone in your e-mail sometimes come across wrong? 4. Do you send several e-mails about an issue instead [...]

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