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Friday Resource: 12 Different Strategies for Dealing with a Boss Who Plays Favorites

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by The Muse  and provides twelve strategies for dealing with a boss who consistently plays favorites. Whether you have had a boss that played favorites or have witnessed it in some capacity, those managers are out there, and it is important to… Read the full article →
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Friday Resource: How to Create Organization Habits That You’ll Actually Stick To

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Fast Company and explains how to create organization habits that will stick. Everyone wants to be more organized. Whether it is a constantly overflowing inbox, or that stack of documents on your desk that never seems to dwindle. The issue is… Read the full article →
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Friday Resource: 13 Ways Leadership Can Lead Employees to Provide World-Class Customer Service

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Forbes and discusses thirteen ways that great leadership can lead to employees delivering top-notch customer service. Leaders talk a lot about leading by example and, within the service industry, it is no different. Employees can’t deliver exceptional customer service consistently if… Read the full article →
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Friday Resource: The Work Conversations We Dread the Most, According to Research

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Harvard Business Review and delves into the work conversations we dread the most, and in some cases, avoid altogether. A recent survey conducted by Fractl asked over 1,000 people about their most difficult conversations at work. According to the research nearly 66%… Read the full article →
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Friday Resource: Taking Responsibility Is the Highest Mark of Great Leaders

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Forbes and describes why leaders with a track record of taking responsibility – for both individual and team actions – are more likely to be promoted than candidates with similar qualifications. Forbes Contributor, Zack Zenger, believes that a leader’s demonstrated willingness to… Read the full article →
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Friday Resource: All Successful Leaders Need This Quality: Self-Awareness

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Forbes and discusses the quality all successful leaders should possess – self-awareness. According to a study conducted by Green Peak Partners, one of the most important and also undervalued leadership qualities is self-awareness. This has long been regarded as a “soft” skill,… Read the full article →

Friday Resource: Your Employees’ Emotions Are Clues to What Motivates Them

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by Harvard Business Review  and explains why employees’ emotions are clues to what motivates them.    Emotional intelligence is one of the most important leadership characteristics. One of the reasons this is such a desired trait is that emotional intelligence helps us… Read the full article →

Friday Resource: How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once and for All

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by Fastcompany.com and explains why people tend to procrastinate, and some solutions to this common issue.  Leo Babauta of Fast Company asserts that most people know the solutions to procrastination – they are simply unaware that they are procrastinating in the first… Read the full article →