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Coffee...Next Week? Tips on how to be productive.

  
  
  
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You need to make time to get out of your office.  As a business leader, you need to think carefully about how you spend your most important resource – your time. 

5 tips for employee feedback

  
  
  
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Numerous studies on motivation have identified reasons why much of the feedback managers give to their employees isn’t very motivating or constructive. Here are some tips to do a better job of giving feedback.

How to beat the "planning fallacy"

  
  
  
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One of the benefits of working with RESULTS.com is that we get to observe thousands of teams working on their Goals, and by analyzing the patterns we quickly learn what works and what doesn’t in terms of achieving better business results.

Stop chasing rabbits (if you want to be productive in business)

  
  
  
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One of my favorite quotes is from the Chinese philosopher Confucius: "The man who chases two rabbits, catches neither".  

It's all about attitude when it comes to company culture and results

  
  
  
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Picking patterns and trends is an important role of a leader. Below are seven patterns I've noticed in business leaders who successfully and consciously take their company to a new level – building a good copmany culture focused on results. 

7 ways to be an awesome manager (to improve employee engagement)

  
  
  
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Research contained in the book “The Progress Principle” identifies key principles proven to help business leaders drive better employee engagement and business resultsHere's our take / 7 ways to be an awesome manager:

7 Management traps to avoid for employee engagement

  
  
  
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Industry Week posted an article about some of the common traps that leaders fall into. This inspired me to write on this topic: 

Got management chops? 7 tips to drive employee engagement

  
  
  
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We see lots of management articles about how important it is to empower your team and drive employee engagement. 

what GEN Y wants [@work]

  
  
  
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You’ve probably heard a lot of talk about Gen Y (or the millennial generation) so let’s put some context around who that exactly is and why you should pay attention to what’s happening. If you’re part of the previous generation (Gen X), you may have a testy relationship with your younger colleagues, so I’ll include some insights on how to better engage them.

3 Tips for an effective week

  
  
  
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You sit down and begin to work on your most important priority for the day. Then the phone rings; someone knocks on your door; a new message alert flashes on your screen.

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