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All posts tagged in: Leadership

setting expectations

3 Steps You Can Implement to Aid in Setting Expectations

There is a reason why people set expectations in both life and work and it is simply so that people know what to anticipate, and don’t hope for something they aren’t going to receive/achieve/earn/etc.  Setting expectations removes the guesswork from a situation.  It allows all those involved to stop wasting precious brain power on the […]

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teamwork

Working Better Together: The Power of Good Teamwork

Working as a team can be the bane of some people’s existence but also the center of many success stories when it’s done right. Teamwork and collaboration is only as strong as the team’s weakest link. The person (or people) who don’t embrace effective teamwork and hinder the flow of progress can cause many road […]

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tough conversation feedback

4 Things to Remember When Having the Tough Conversations

Part of managing other people and working in a team environment involves having the occasional uncomfortable or tough conversation about someone’s behavior or how they may be contributing (or not contributing) to the team. For many, this is the most difficult part of management. Everyone likes to be in charge, but few like to be […]

mentor

Do You Need a Mentor?

I never thought I really needed a mentor until I ended up with one. In my first job, right out of college, I was taken under the wing of a more senior and experienced recruiter and I worked underneath and alongside her, happily, for about a year.  She taught me a lot about recruiting and […]

motivating leaders

7 Qualities of Motivating Leaders

What are the best qualities you can think of in a leader? At some point in your life, you’ve worked for a truly great leader, or a truly awful one.  Whichever one you may have worked for (and hopefully you’ve had the opportunity to work for both), you probably have your own set of ideas of […]