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Eliminating Shadow Processes

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In every almost every small or large business, employee politics, preferences and personal relationships conspire to create shadow processes. Shadow processes are processes or workflows that willing circumvent the accepted, standard operating procedures defined by the organization. Some examples of shadow processes in action: "I'll ask Ed in IT to turn back the server clock so I can book this customer… View More


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Tips for Engaging Project Stakeholders

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This post offers tips on how project managers can keep their project stakeholders engaged. It also provides information on identifying stakeholders and their claims to the project. See Also: The Difference Between Learning and Doing Project… View More


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How to Help Your Team Realize Untapped Potential

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All managers have employees who can do more for their company and own careers. Realizing this untapped potential requires an understanding of your role as a manager, the personality types and motivations of  your employees, and a variety of proven management techniques. This post discusses the strategies that allow managers to help their employees achieve their full potential. An organization’s greatest untapped resource is… View More


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Tools Consulting Firms Use to Scale Operations

Consulting firms face unique challenges in the market, balancing the need for delivering client value and managing human capital in a hyper-competitive industry. In today's hyper-competitive business world, consulting firms are an invaluable source of expertise and guidance. The right business consultant can make all the difference when firms are attempting to successfully complete a project or achieve a broader strategic… View More


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How to Lead Through Chaos

What separates a truly great leader from the merely good? In most cases, it's the ability to rise to the occasion during times of crisis and chaos. Here's the truth: It's one thing to effectively manage people and set a positive example under optimal conditions. To do so under the most taxing kind of pressure, however, is another thing entirely. Intense strain can reveal fissures that leaders never knew existed,… View More


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How to Implement New Company Policies

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Introducing new policies to employees, whether those policies are designed to address HR requirements, regulatory compliance mandates, or formalize IT processes, can be difficult at best. After all, as the familiar saying goes, “change is hard.” However, finding effective ways to implement new policies and procedures can increase adoption and policy compliance. Following these best practices for policy management can help ensure a… View More


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How to Delegate Authority

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Many managers have mixed feelings about delegating authority. They know it's vitally important in a broader, abstract sense, yet the practical demands of the workplace often make delegation seem like a more onerous choice. After all, can a manager really ensure stellar results by detaching from the process? At first glance, it might seem like a circle that can't be squared. Fortunately—with the… View More


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Refresh Your Job for Better Job Satisfaction

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Feeling bored, underappreciated, overworked, or simply feel like you're stuck in a rut? We offer some ideas for refreshing your job. Numerous workplace studies have shown a correlation between job satisfaction and productivity and between job satisfaction and career success. Of course, you probably don’t need a study to tell you that being happier with your day-to-day job can also make you happier when you’re… View More


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Flowchart Friday: Baseball Edition

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As the second half of the Major League Baseball season grinds forward, we thought we'd share a handful of flowcharts around the topic of America's Pastime (and you thought it was social media!) Do You Deserve That Foul Ball? Trade Deadline… View More


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Task Delegation Can Save Your Bacon

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No one is "always available." Though we may feel infinitely connected and permanently online, people still get sick, have to deal with urgent family matters, take vacations, attend conferences, etc. As much as we try to tell our teams and coworkers that we can always be reached, the reality is that we sometimes we can't. Facing this truth, a question you should consider is "Who's my backup?" It may sound simple, but consider the… View More


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