Leadership

How to Reduce Employee Turnover
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How to Reduce Employee Turnover

Keeping employees is almost a full time job. It costs more to hire a new employee than to keep an old one. Studies show, it can cost up to 9 months of a salaried employee's salary to replace him. Between ads for job openings, recruitment fees, and training costs, the […]

Individual Decision Making
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Individual Decision Making

We are all faced with many choices every day. Some are easy and others are tough. Dealing successfully with the tough issues is a skill that will reduce stress and save time. Here is a step-by-step process that will help. LOOK AT ALL YOUR OPTIONS If the problem is […]

How to Create a Motivational Environment
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How to Create a Motivational Environment

One of the great misconceptions is that you can motivate people. You cannot. Think about motivational speakers. Is the company really any different after they speak than it was before? Probably not. The enthusiasm was based on pure emotional energy, not on a change of mindset. It is not playing […]

How to Deal with Difficult People in Your Team
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How to Deal with Difficult People in Your Team

Life is full of challenges, but few are as difficult as having to work closely with people whose behavior exceeds what you consider acceptable. Since these people could impact your work life significantly, here are some ideas that can help: In general, follow the philosophy of the Serenity Prayer. […]

How to Work with a Difficult Boss
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How to Work with a Difficult Boss

You seldom get to choose your boss. What you do get to do is influence how you work together. It is not the boss’s job to make you happy. And since you spend more time being influenced by your boss than by people outside work, do whatever you can to […]

In Business, the Purpose of Knowledge Is Action
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In Business, the Purpose of Knowledge Is Action

When considering how knowledge affects personal decision making and reasoning, we need to understand what knowledge is and how it relates to information. We distinguish between knowledge and information by recognizing that they are fundamentally different. Information consists of data organized to characterize a particular situation, condition, context, challenge, or opportunity. Knowledge consists of […]

How Business People Make Decisions?
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How Business People Make Decisions?

We need to understand that people prefer to think, make decisions, and act in ways that are natural and convenient for them. They like to feel that any decision can be made and implemented in an easy, manageable, and acceptable manner and that it will be the "best way" to […]