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virtual team meetings

10 Ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

Does the thought of having to get on to yet another virtual team meeting exhaust you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many a person is contemplating the idea of (at least temporarily) boycotting all forms of electronic communication.  The irony

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improve your productivity

Improve your productivity by handling your email in blocks

Today on the blog, I want to once again to share specific ideas on how leaders can improve their productivity.  In Strategy #17 in this series, I told you that blocking your schedule is an effective and powerful way to

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Pain serves a purpose

Congenital analgesia is a rare condition in which a person cannot feel physical pain.  While at first glance one may think that this might be a good thing, very quickly you’d realize otherwise.  Pain is the body’s way of letting

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Thrive Global: “Be specific.” With Merge Gupta-Sunderji

Last month, I was thrilled to bits (and deeply honoured) when Penny Bauder from Authority Magazine published an article titled Merge Gupta-Sunderji of ‘Turning Managers Into Leaders’: Giving Feedback; How To Be Honest Without Being Hurtful.  In it, I not

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more productive

Establish weekly one-on-one meetings to become more productive

I’m back today on the blog with another tool to not only help you be more productive and efficient in your leadership role, but also, as an unexpected bonus, support and motivate your staff to higher performance.  Today’s tip in

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The compelling case for “good enough”

Is “good enough” good enough? Several years ago, I wrote a column suggesting there are certain situations in which it is better to deliver work that is less than perfect. It resulted in an angry e-mail from a reader, aghast

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