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IQ vs EQ: Measuring Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

IQ vs EQ? Throughout history, scientists have tried to measure intelligence in many different ways and formats. These measures of intelligence have been used to rank people in ability, talent…
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Managing Time and Priority

8 Ways to Find More Time in Your Day

Posted on November 21, 2015 · Posted in Productivity, Time Management

How to find more time in your day? This sponsored post from time management and productivity blogger Ashley Andrews offers 8 helpful tips. Everyone is pressed for time these days,…
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3 Tips for Managing Millennials

Posted on September 26, 2015 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation

What’s the key to managing millennials? If it seems like discussion of those pesky millennials and what on Earth is to be done with them just keeps ramping up, that’s…
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From effective workers to effective managers

Posted on September 19, 2015 · Posted in Managing Performance, Personal and Career Development

How do effective workers become effective managers? This guest post from Tate Handy offers some food for thought. For many workers, a promotion is something that comes after you’ve put…
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Things great leaders know

5 Things Great Leaders Know

Posted on August 30, 2015 · Posted in Leadership, Teams

What do great leaders know that sets them apart? Leading a team is no simple task, but for those in leadership roles that’s no reason not to look for ways to…
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Open Office Environments and Employee Productivity

The Price of Collaboration: Open Offices & Employee Productivity

The trend for open offices has reached dangerous levels. Nearly 70 percent of offices have open layouts that are characterized by areas with no partitions and cubicles with low or…
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Team Health Check

Is it time for a team health check? 10 key categories for a healthy team

Posted on August 4, 2015 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Teams, The Happy Workplace

When was the last time you conducted a team health check? Teams have many things in common with living organisms.  They can grow or stagnate, flourish or struggle, endure or…
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Investing in human resources

Investing in Human Resources

Posted on September 1, 2014 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Personal and Career Development

Is it worth investing in human resources? Well, as a snapshot answer to that question we offer this anecdotal exchange between a finance manager and a chief exec: CFO asks…
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6 Tips to Maximise the Efficiency of Your Business Operations

6 Tips to Make Your Business More Efficient

Posted on August 27, 2014 · Posted in Productivity, Time Management

In an increasingly competitive world, it’s essential to make your business more efficient. With so many companies fighting for their slice of the market share, there is simply no room…
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Happy Managers around the world!

Posted on August 14, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

It’s now almost two years since we re-launched the Happy Manager, with a new look and a new set of resources in our store.  Since that time we’ve been busy,…
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