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How to Give Effective Feedback

One of the trickiest parts of managing a team is giving honest feedback, in a way that doesn’t come across as too harsh. Here are three ideas on how to give constructive feedback to an employee. First, check your attitude. You must always offer feedback to make someone better. Have a positive intent. When you are giving feedback, and particularly…

How White People Can Stop Killing Black People

Terrible headline, I know, but that’s what’s going on in America today. It’s disgusting and needs to stop immediately. There is a way forward, and we need to get moving fast. In the past month, we’ve seen a non-violent, handcuffed black man executed in broad daylight by four rogue police officers, people ironically charged by society with keeping the peace….

Leaders Must do Five Things in a Crisis

You are a leader. Whether you are a manager or not, you have the ability to take action, right now, to make your world and the people in it, better. This could be you going to the supermarket or drug store and checking in with neighbors to see if they need anything (besides toilet paper). It could be calling relatives,…

Connecting At Work While Social Distancing

With coronavirus upon us, how do we stay away from people while maintaining the connections we need to get stuff done? It seems hard, but it’s easily do-able with a smidgen of effort. What appears to be the best strategy to slow the growth of this virus is to, effectively, shut down the face-to-face economy. Because the virus is so…

Free Download: 30+ Workplace Icebreakers to Use Right Now

Download this excellent resource and use the ideas at meetings, company gatherings and just about anywhere.

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