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Early Dialogue May Get Retirees to Stick Around

June 6, 2007
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By the time companies initiate conversations with older workers about what they can do to get those employees them to stay, it's often too late.
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A Curious Sick Day Policy Change

May 29, 2007
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The Fallacy of ‘If They Understand, They Will Do’

May 24, 2007
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Our greatest challenge as leaders isn’t understanding the practice of leadership; it’s practicing our understanding of leadership.
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Take a Memo

May 7, 2007
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Memos like ones recently “leaked” from Starbucks and Dell help to not only to fire up the workforce, but also grab the attention of customers and the business community at large.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Soften the Blow for Those Not Chosen for Promotions

May 4, 2007
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We are currently offering two internal promotional opportunities, and six candidates have put their names forward. As well as taking into account performance, we will be testing technical knowledge and conducting interviews. We intend to give each candidate detailed feedback. However, how do we soften the blow for the unsuccessful applicants? I know some people have set their hearts on the promotion, but ultimately, four people will be disappointed.
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How to Fire Up the Troops

April 29, 2007
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‘Hot Spot’ Rules

April 16, 2007
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During your career at work you will encounter situations when the inspiration is flowing. Colleagues chip in with great ideas. There is a real feeling of teamwork, a genuine spirit of collaboration and progress. I label such moments ‘Hot Spots.’
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One More View of March Madness

March 20, 2007
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iOffice-i Training

March 16, 2007
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Management truisms seem to come up on just about every episode of NBC's The Office .
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