Feb

24

2017

If you asked a higher level executive what the managerial climate was within their company, could they tell you with any certainty? What would the managers themselves say? How about those who aspire to become managers? Every company should know their leadership competency at any given time. Otherwise,...

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Jan

19

2017

The quality and skill of the manager is reflected in the team that works with them. What type of manager are you? If you are not making the most of delegation, then there is definitely room for improvement. Here are four questions to ask yourself to make the best use of the delegation tool to grow your...

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Dec

8

2016

Contractors and employees are vastly different. You’re probably already familiar with the hiring differences. You know that employees require you to pay payroll taxes, benefits, and so on, whereas contractors only get payment for work. It’s easier to hire, and fire, contractors too. However, the...

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Nov

17

2016

4 Communication Styles: How To Identify Your Communication Style And Why It Is Important

Deanna Maio

Building & Leading Your Team, Productivity & Time Management, Tools to Train Your Team

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Have you ever been talking to someone and thought, “This person just doesn’t get what I’m saying?” It could be that, while you are discussing the same topic, they have a different viewpoint altogether. In the world of work, we call that communication style. Keep reading and find out about the...

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Apr

29

2016

How to Deal With Someone Whose Communication Style Is Different From Yours

Deanna Maio

Building & Leading Your Team, Uncategorized

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Now that you know there are different styles of communicating, it’s time to put that knowledge into practice. Everyone will come face to face with someone who values different elements when communicating. Here are some ways to deal with each person who communicates with a style unlike yours. If everyone...

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Apr

22

2016

Do you feel like the owner of a company or do you feel like an employee? Are you at the mercy of a never ending task list and a boss (you) that is unforgiving and expects you to do everything? Do you feel like you have to manage every single task and responsibility for your business, or are you comfortable...

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Apr

8

2016

5 Top Tips To Become A More Effective Leader In The Workplace

Deanna Maio

Building & Leading Your Team, Uncategorized

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There are thousands of books on how to become a good leader, but if we look at some of the most effective and successful business leaders, we can see that they have 5 things in common. Effective leaders: Create a Positive Workplace Atmosphere Promote Collaborative Working Relationships Encourage and...

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Mar

25

2016

The Simple Recipe For Effective Communication

Deanna Maio

Building & Leading Your Team, Uncategorized

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Mastering effective communication is a two-way street. But by paying attention to our own side of any conversation in the office we should be able to get our desired outcome. One effective communication recipe you can follow is: Purpose + Behavior + Feelings + Needs, followed by Prompting State your...

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Mar

11

2016

Create Processes and Systems and Map Them – Identify all of the tasks you perform on a monthly basis. These include lead generation, lead conversion, behind the scenes administrative operations, and the processes and steps your customer takes. Map the process by outlining each step. What is required...

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