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Cal Butera

Often, managers are asked to make do with less which almost always leads to job burnout. Rather than wait it to happen, try to prevent it with these steps.

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Leaders: take the time to ask your employees five essential questions that get to the heart of their role within the company.

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Many managers ask: How do I get my employees to follow instructions without micromanaging? Try these 5 strategies of non-pushy nagging.

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Here are the shades of employee insubordination, which is a willful display of disobedience or disrespect directed at, well, you.

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When a snafu strikes, the blame game on your team can take on a life all its own. Follow this process when responding to your team’s mistakes.

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Meetings are an essential platform for sharing information, brainstorming new ideas and collaborating as a team. But are they always necessary?

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As flu season peaks, absences due to influenza are estimated to cost employers more than $17 billion in lost productivity. Here’s how to protect your staff and prevent chronic absenteeism.

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Now that the most updated Microsoft Office (Office 2019) is available, you may be wondering if it’s time to move ahead. The short answer is “yes.” Still trying to convince management that it’s worth doing? Here are some points to make.

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Preparation is key to building a top-flight team, whether it’s with three people or several dozen. And one of the first issues to address is separating teamwork fact from fiction.

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There’s enough time left this year to knock out a few more goals and ramp yourself up for a successful 2019. Follow these tips to keep yourself motivated …

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Avoid a trip to the courtroom to deal with an ADA accusation by creating a job description that concentrates on these 7 components.

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What’s the right temperament for a good manager? Here are 5 ideas and techniques to help you become an assertive manager:

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An employee with a history of poor performance is transferred to your department. What do you do? Here are four steps to provide a positive transition.

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Here are scenarios which most—if not all—managers will encounter in the course of their careers. How do you score on the effectiveness scale?

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Here is a list of words and phrases that all too often are stuffed into the job ad for no other reason then, well, it wouldn’t be a job ad without them. Maybe it’s time to retire these terms, in the name of making the job sound a little more desirable and a little less trite.

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You may be excited for the opportunity to do something new—and showcase your talents—but just make sure that it doesn’t end up being a big waste of your time and energy. Follow these tips.

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Here are some actions you can take (or not take) that would be surefire C-suite pleasers.

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Two months into his once-promising career, Bam! The new hire’s co-workers are grumbling to you about his ineptness, his work is shoddy and often turned in late. And his attitude is about as appealing as the forgotten lunches in the break room fridge. What happened? There are only two things, and you only have control over one of them.

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Here’s what I learned from the game and its trimmings that I can put to use in my quest to be a better leader.

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