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Owners, Managers and Supervisors: Ethics Are For You, Too

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There’s been a lot in the news lately about police officers who make mistakes. First, let me note that I believe those who work in law enforcement face some of the most demanding jobs on the planet. They are sometimes … Continue reading






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Unexpected Issues Can Impact Workplace Efficiency

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I’m surprised at how often business owners and managers see workplace efficiency and personnel management as separate questions. Clearly, there are workflow designs or equipment questions that can make or break any organization and are not directly related to personnel. … Continue reading






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Lighten Up Your Workplace for Increased Productivity

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Let’s face it, work is not always fun. As they say, “that’s why they call it work.” But there is a point where an owner or manager may need to draw a line. Although problems can take many forms, many … Continue reading






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Don’t Let an Office Bully Cost Your Company Big Bucks

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I know that many employers and managers often feel like a grade school teacher. Even with the best workforce, there’s always one or two who rub each other the wrong way or seem to have more than their share of … Continue reading






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Don’t Confuse Being Mean with Being Effective

There was a great article in the New York Times recently about how there is “No Time to Be Nice at Work.” I thought that Author Christine Porath was on target regarding several significant concerns that are relevant in many … Continue reading






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Employee Conflict: Fighters vs. Flighters

It’s solid management to address the internal climate of your business. I have no doubt you are aware of this and have put time and effort into team building, empowering and creating a positive climate for your staff. It’s important … Continue reading






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Leadership Means Accountability, Too

Business and organizational leaders often stress accountability for their workers. They’re right to do so. Employees must know up front that they will be responsible not only for their work, but their behavior. It’s part of what it takes to … Continue reading






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Handling the Office “Sniper” Part Two

How do you stop the staff member who is rude and undermining? by Steve M. Cohen, Ed.D., CMC The office sniper is a staff person who “attacks from the weeds.” Snipers stay in hiding. They criticize the manager in a … Continue reading






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Handling the Office “Sniper” Part One…

Need to handle the staff person who is sneaky and hurtful? by Steve M. Cohen, Ed.D., CMC in Worked Up At Work The office sniper is a staff person who “attacks from the weeds.” Snipers stay in hiding. They criticize … Continue reading






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