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December 11th, 2015

Don’t Let Workplace Stress Rob Christmas Joy

It’s mid-December. The city is lit and people are nicer than usual. But maybe you, like many, silently wonder, If this 'tis the season, why am I not jolly? Maybe on lunchbreak you fought traffic and crowds but couldn’t find the right gift for...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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March 12th, 2015

Happy Employees = Better Productivity

"Keeping your employees happy and productive doesn't have to be difficult or expensive,” says Graham Winfrey at 

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
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August 29th, 2013

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees

Employees will only care about your business after you first show your concern for them. Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care to an exceptional degree about the people who work for them.  Here are ten things you can do to show you care. What would...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
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May 30th, 2013

Social Media vs. Having a Life

If you're in business, you can't afford to ignore social media. But how do you keep it from taking over your life? According to Damon Brown, author of Our Virtual Shadow: Why We Are Obsessed With Documenting Our Lives Online, constant attention to social media comes at a cost.  "We...

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April 12th, 2013

God-sized Problems Can Make You Happier

High-octane professionals report they’re dialing down the intensity of their workweeks with positive results. But don't confuse reducing hours with reducing the difficulty of the problems you're working on. The happiest people are dedicated to dealing with the most difficult problems.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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March 7th, 2013

10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do

Would your employer describe you as "an amazing employee?" Author and entrepreneur Kevin Daum offers ten traits of employees who stand out on the job. Several of them remind us of Colossians 3. Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. (...

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January 29th, 2013

Best Way to Motivate Your Team for Free

Jessica Stillman writes in Inc. about an easy, accessible way to motivate employees that's free and grounded in concern for others rather than self-focused ends.   What motivates you? How do you motivate others?

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December 16th, 2012

4 Powerful Words Employees Need to Hear

Want to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in your organization? In an Inc. article, Jeff Haden tells us four simple words can have a profound impact on your staff.  He says, "Can you help me?"--with no qualifier-- is one of the best ways to show employees that you respect, trust and...

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November 20th, 2012

What Great Leaders Have That Good Leaders Don't

Former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson believes the difference between good and great leadership is loyalty. Gleeson brings his SEAL training about loyalty into his job as a business owner. Read his loyalty lessons that apply to business at What do you think makes a...

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August 27th, 2012

One Thing Employees Need (But Rarely Get)

Pay, benefits, training, opportunities: All important. But this is more important. "If you want to be considered a great employer--and you certainly should--providing your employees with higher pay, better benefits, extensive training, and greater opportunities are definite factors. The...