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Negativity In The Workplace Affects The Bottom Line

“There’s no crying in baseball!” Tom Hank’s famous line from the movie A League of Their Own may bring a chuckle, but it’s the crying in business that is the dark little secret nobody talks about.

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Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge Transfer to Close the Gap

As some of the oldest Baby Boomers reach the traditional age of retirement, companies are faced with the potential loss of knowledge and skills. Transferring Boomer knowledge to a younger workforce does not come without challenges.

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Assumptions

Assumptions Are Dangerous!

Assumptions contribute in a major way to workplace miscommunication. Assumptions are taken as fact when there is no proof. They are often preconceived misconceptions about a situation, person, group, or task – likely based on past experiences with others. More likely than not, you probably do this a bit more than you’d like to believe.

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Tips to Handle Interruptions

Statistics on productivity time lost and resulting cost to your business due to interruptions vary. Aside from these aspects, think about how you feel when you are interrupted – often frustration and anger levels rise and have a further impact on your productivity and ability to refocus.

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Process Improvement

Process improvement is identifying, analyzing, and improving existing business processes to optimize performance, meet best practice standards or simply improve quality and the user experience for customers and end-users. More widely recognized as a continual improvement process: an ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes.

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Employee Recognition

Does your organization have a reward and recognition program in place? Employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated. Recognizing talent takes small steps, does not require significant expenditures, and has an impact on the organizational, operational, and individual levels.

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Fix Your Onboarding Process

New employees decide within the first 30 days whether they feel welcome in the organization. Weak or nonexistent onboarding programs can lead to employees not feeling welcome. A turn-style of new employees is costly and stressful for any business.

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Troublesome Training Lies

Companies that offer comprehensive training programs realize higher income and profits per employee than companies without formalized training. Although training requires an investment, a business that opts out of employee training means they are saying, “No thanks,” to a pile of theoretical money on the table in front of them.

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Tips for Balancing Work-life

Over the years, the need to balance work-life has continued to be a hot topic. Happier employees are not only more efficient but also produce higher quality work. Work-life balance creates a more satisfied workforce but also improves employee retention and overall productivity.

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Empathy Skills for Employee Engagement

Empathy is one of the most effective ways to have better relationships at work. Since empathy is often confused with sympathy, let’s first get some clarity on the two.

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How to Tame Crazy Emails

Poor communication has been a major reoccurring challenge for our clients, specifically, the management of email communication. Even though email helps us to run our professional lives, it can also, very literally, run your professional life.

Here are 3 ways to tame the crazy emails.

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Team Communication Tips

Today’s workplace employs multiple generations, with different verbal and writing styles, plus a variety of applications for electronic communication and collaboration. Many companies now have distributed workforces operating from their home offices.

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