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How Leaders Shape Teams

Posted: September 16, 2014

Here is a great article by Steven J Thompson about how a leader shapes their team, and vice versa. We think it makes some great points for managing a team with little interference and micro-managing. It sounds like a dream come true, right? Read on for how to get started with your team. I occasionally run into fellow CEOs at international conferences, who complain that they have to return home because of the problems their absence is causing the organization. I’ll nod in sympathy, but I don’t much relate to that particular complaint. I’m sometimes away for weeks at a...

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How to Increase Your “Closing” Success Rate

Posted: September 8, 2014

The quality of your staff can depend on how well you’re selling your conmpany to your prospects. The article we found here says that managers don’t always make great salespeople and can have a hard time “closing” a good candidate. To make sure our businesses are filled with great, hardworking people we need to arm our managers with all the information to close the deal. Read on to get some tips in tricks on using comparison offer sheets to get the job done.   Most managers are not particularly good “salespeople” when it comes to “closing” candidates. Smart recruiting managers therefore provide...

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59 Seconds – Myths on Performance Management

Posted: September 2, 2014

While reading the book 59 Seconds by Richard Wiseman we found this interesting part about a study that relates to performance management and how we give rewards to employees. At first, it was a little off-putting because of believing certain ideas surrounding rewarding staff for a job well done. But, as we know, Richard Wiseman is all about exposing the myths behind the way we think. So, does this change how you think?   If you give children an activity they enjoy and reward them for doing it, the reward reduces the enjoyment and demotivates them. Within a few seconds, you transform...

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