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What Is the Secret to Motivating People in Tough Times?

February 28, 2012
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Like many organizations, we're forced to try and do more with less. How do we still innovate and keep people motivated/inspired to keep giving their all? —Strapped for Resources, supervisor, manufacturing, Flint, Michigan
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Collaboration Myth-Buster

February 23, 2012
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In thinking about how to help groups think better, beware of ‘groupthink'.
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Selling Cars Online Is More than a Typical Sales Job

February 2, 2012
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Moving from the showroom to the Internet desk can be a tough transition for a salesperson. Internet car sales require a different skill set from showroom car sales. But if a salesperson succeeds, the payoff is sizable.
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New Rules of Gravity for Today's Leaders

January 31, 2012
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How does it happen that brilliant leaders act so mindlessly and how do you prevent their self-initiated destruction and the damage they leave behind? Telling leaders the rules and explaining applicable laws is not enough.
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Mobile Apps for Managers

January 25, 2012
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What are some of the best mobile apps for business leaders? Here are a few to get you started.
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Mobile Apps Help Executives Manage Daily Business

January 24, 2012
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New smartphone apps allow business owners and professionals to work better, faster and cheaper in many cases.
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How Big Is Your Year-End Bonus?

December 29, 2011
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Nothing says more about China's booming auto market than the generous bonus given by the FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. The joint venture carmaker awarded its employees with a bonus that equals to 27 months of salary. On top of that, employees also received double salary for eight months this year.
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Locker Room Leadership—Is That a Winning Workplace Strategy?

December 19, 2011
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I met with a group of talented, thoughtful executives recently. We discussed values, culture and the role of speaking up in the face of organizational misdeeds. As we talked about leadership, I was asked a challenging question.
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The Age of the Less-Ambitious Employee

December 19, 2011
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The bottom line is that a corner office—with all its demands—is less appealing. Here's how one consultant describes a common mindset today: “The headache isn't worth it. I'd rather be able to spend time with the kids.”
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Preventing Employee Burnout: Customized Solutions

December 16, 2011
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Employers are demanding more while employees are engaging less, but there is one way to keep your best workers from checking out completely—recognizing who they are and rewarding them accordingly
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