14 Ways to De-Stress Employee Vacations

Employees truly deserve paid vacations. Theystruggle through stressful jobs most of the year,and productivity goes down if they don't get abreak. From a corporate perspective, investment ingood vacation programs reduces workplace stressabsenteeism, health care costs, and accidents.Many employees, however, come back from vacationwith the half-joking remark about having to returnto... Read More

MANAGING CRISIS; when you?re too good at it

When you are acclaimed for excellence during times of crisis you may not feel so good in a non-crisis environment. You may not shine so bright, perform so well, be quite so acclaimed. If crisis is how you satisfy your personal need to be needed, to feel accomplished, to be... Read More

Spirits in the Corporate Boardroom.......Oh, sure......

There is a growing movement in the spiritual and holistic fields to bring a more metaphysical and human potential approach to the business community. Holism has been intergrating into both the health and mental health professions for many years now. The men's , women's and environmental movements are... Read More

Seeking Help

Where does the time go? Billable time. As a consultant, your practice may be doing reasonably well; you're charging $100-150 an hour. As an independent consultant, you're probably also doing everything from grinding the coffee to editing the umpteenth draft of your brochure.To understand where you spend your time, list... Read More

Delegate or Die!

You Can't Do It All - Learning To DelegateThere is not a single management skill more critical to your personal and professional success as an entrepreneur than learning to delegate. But delegating successfully is much more than simply handing out assignments. It is more an exercise in understanding and accepting... Read More

Communicate To The Four Main Personality Types

You probably know this already, but there are generally held to be four main personality types, which I call: Extrovert, Amiable, Analytical and Pragmatic . Let's take a moment to consider each of them in the workplace. Extrovert: someone who probably has a messy desk; who leaves projects... Read More

Forget The Sandwich Technique

Do you remember being told to use the "sandwich" technique when you needed to reprimand someone? Let me give you an example:"Fred, I'm really pleased with how you've been progressing since you joined us and you're doing a great job. However you're not getting your reports in on time and... Read More

6 Simple Steps to Dealing with Difficult Managers

The challenge of managing difficult managers can be rather daunting, especially when you inherit them! If they are your own born and bred, then hopefully they would have evolved into great managers!Experience shows that difficult managers are difficult because they are angry and frustrated about something or somebody (even themselves... Read More

Is Your Company in Need of Family Therapy?

How Companies Are Like FamiliesLike a family, a company is a group of people who have an ongoing relationship with one another. Companies have several things in common with families:1. Families have distinct ways of communicating and degrees of togetherness. For example:? Communication may be overt or covert.? Relationships tend... Read More

How to Create a Positive Work Atmosphere

Positive versus Negative WorkplacesWe have all worked in places where we grew to dread getting up in the morning, and a few of us have had the pleasure of working for a boss who makes us feel like we can do anything. Let's take a look at the differences between... Read More

In The News:


The Independent

A Management Shake-Up at Luxottica, Ray-Ban Maker
New York Times
The Italian eyewear group Luxottica overhauled its top management structure on Monday after its chief executive, Andrea Guerra, left after 10 years because of disagreements with its chairman, Leonardo Del Vecchio. Mr. Del Vecchio, 79, who controls 61 ...
UPDATE 2-Luxottica overhauls management as CEO Guerra steps downReuters
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Luxottica overhauls management as CEO Guerra ...MSN Money

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TechCrunch

GuiaBolso Brings Mint-style Financial Management To Brazil
TechCrunch
But despite over a billion dollars of investment in personal finance companies, GuiaBolso, a startup co-founded by Benjamin Gleason, former Managing Director of Groupon Brazil and CFO of Groupon Latin America, and Thiago Alvarez, a long-time McKinsey ...


Under New Management
Foreign Policy (blog)
Under New Management. The coast of Honduras could be the site of a radical experiment: one in which foreign investors bankroll a quasi-sovereign city. Backers say it will lift the region out of poverty -- but residents are anything but convinced. BY ...


KSAT San Antonio

Chris Tucker settles huge tax bill; poor management blamed for IRS lien
KSAT San Antonio
Comedian Chris Tucker's multimillion dollar tax bill isn't very funny, but he's reached a deal with the IRS to settle it, his representative said Monday. The federal tax collector placed a $2.5 million lien against Tucker in Georgia last week, but it ...

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Arizona Republic

Labor-Management Day would make more sense
Arizona Republic
Most of the strife that exists between management and labor is actually a moot point, simply because management cannot get along without labor and labor cannot get along without management. They're both in the same mutually dependent boat, so to ...


INGLE: Christie's pension management a concern
MyCentralJersey.com
But a story by David Sirota in the International Business Times (IBTimes) should cause concern and calls for explanation because it involves the state pension system's money and what New Jersey taxpayers are shelling out to manage it. Sirota notes than ...

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Property Management Inc. announces grand opening of Woodlands office
Your Houston News
Property Management Inc. (PMI), is an international franchise company, recently announced the grand opening of a new property management office servicing The Woodlands and surrounding metropolitan areas. “We are excited to be able to provide ...

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Deploy OpenStack via one of these options and skip a management headache
TechRepublic
One of the constant challenges in the data center in the past couple of years has been how to deploy and manage OpenStack in a non-technical enterprise. Tech-focused companies such as PayPal, HP, and Rackspace have made heavy investments in ...


Anatole Showcases Its Mobile Telecommunications Management Solution in US
Business Wire (press release)
COURBEVOIE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anatole, a European leader in Telecom Expense Management, will be showcasing the new version of its SaaS platform for Enterprise Mobility Management, at the Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas and AirWatch ...

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The Red Hot Market for Learning Management Systems
Forbes
We just released our newest research on the corporate Learning Management Systems market and the numbers are astounding. The market is well over $2.5 billion and grew by over 21% this year. These are big numbers, especially since the market grew by ...

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Effective Email Communication

Email, when used properly, can generate additional direct sales and... Read More

Birds of a Feather May Be Turkeys

Birds of a Feather May Be TurkeysBy Gene Griessman, PhD... Read More

Tales from the Corporate Frontlines: Training is in the Eye of the Beholder

This article relates to the Training competency, commonly evaluated in... Read More

Firing Someone Without Resentment

Firing, sacking, letting go or terminating people is unpleasant. There... Read More

Creativity and Innovation Management: The Creative State

Creativity can be defined as problem identification and idea generation... Read More

How to use NLP for Business?

What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming?Neuro-Linguistic programme is nothing but the study... Read More

Quick Tip - Effective Meetings Have SMART Goals

The first step in planning an agenda is to identify... Read More

Money, Motivation, Success and Who?

It was 7:30 on a Saturday morning, and I was... Read More

Re-Discovery Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase V

Now we turn the corner to our final phase: Re-Discovery.Last... Read More

Nonprofit Performance: Outcome Measurement Can Be A Good Thing

Does the idea of program evaluation make your stomach churn?... Read More

Supplier Sees 53% Reduction in Out-of-Spec Orders Case Study

The goal of perfection is a challenge. It is often... Read More

What Consultants Want You to Know (But You Never Ask)

I've been both a CEO and a consultant, so I've... Read More

ISO 9001 Okay Now You Have It How Do You Market It?

Marketing ISO 9001 2000.Lately we've been seeing a lot of... Read More

Entitlement Programs Kill Productivity

In articles I've written over the years, I have used... Read More

Smart Staffing: Replacing a Key Manager

Have you been in this situation? One of your top... Read More

Tales From the Corporate Frontlines:The Importance of a Competitive Wage and Benefit Package

This article relates to the Compensation and Benefits competency, commonly... Read More

Towards Intercultural Understanding

An individual's ability to forge effective relationships across cultures is... Read More

How Bad Communication Can Hold You Back and How to Break Free of It

The reason jobs are often not done right and employees... Read More

How to Delegate More Effectively

Do this simple excercise, and transform your life.First, Make a... Read More

Transparency: A Key To Your Effectiveness

Last month I talked about the Skilled Facilitator principle of... Read More

Close the Performance Gap

One of the most difficult and emotionally draining situations you... Read More

The Permissive Environment is the Suspect

The permissive and participatory conduct which most employees take for... Read More

Solving the Problem Solving Problem

The meeting started like a hundred others before. There were... Read More

The Cheapest, Forget It !

Wouldn't it be great if we got get the cheapest... Read More

10 Fundamentals for Effective Meeting

Here are ten fundamental concepts that characterize an effective meeting.Definition:... Read More