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Are Time Robbers Stealing Your Productivity?

Posted by on 12/21/2015
Are Time Robbers Stealing Your Productivity?
Your to-do list is a mile long, everything is labeled high priority, and the expectations are high. Time robbers. They steal from you each and every day, leaving you overwhelmed, frustrated, and spinning your wheels. And guess what? You may be the culprit. Thatís right, what derails you most is oftentimes self-imposed. Take a look at this lineup. How many do you recognizeóand how can you stop the crime against productivity?

Taking Control of Conflict

Posted by on 12/14/2015
Taking Control of Conflict
Workplace productivity, employee engagement, and job satisfaction probably arenít the first things that come to mind when you think about conflict. Since the days of Plato and Aristotle, conflict has been widely recognized as the cause of many struggles, from stress and inefficiency to poor decision-making and employee turnover.

What Your Personality Style Says About You

Posted by on 12/7/2015
What Your Personality Style Says About You
Personality style affects our interactions with others, and it is important in several aspects of organizational and personal life. People with different styles have different priorities and func≠tion at different paces. These differences can create problems if they remain under the surface. If Joe is slow and thorough and Jane is fast and decisive, their working relationship will be stressful unless they are aware of each otherís preferences. Knowledge of personality styles prevents misinterpretation and frustration.

Interview: Itís Not IF Youíre Creative. Itís HOW Youíre Creative.

Posted by on 11/30/2015
Interview: Itís Not IF Youíre Creative. Itís HOW Youíre Creative.
Creativity has been called the ďsecret sauceĒ of personal growth and organizational success. And in todayís organizations the demand for more creativity is greater than ever. But what exactly is creativity? And is it possible for people to improve their creative talents? We recently interviewed Dr. Lynne Levesque, a creativity expert and author of Breakthrough Creativity and the Breakthrough Creativity Profile, about developing creativity in the workplace.

The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders

Posted by on 11/23/2015
The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders
If you believe change leadership is just for top execs, think again. In todayís world, even the way change initiatives are executed has been subjected to change. Itís true. What was once the role of senior management is now the day-to-day responsibility of individuals throughout the organization, from the C-level execs at the tip of the pyramid to the frontline employees at the base.