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:


Omaha World-Herald

Omaha's civilian management union says it wants to cooperate on deal
Omaha World-Herald
Omaha's civilian management union is pushing back on the mayor's assertion that the members are working against the city on pension reform. Mayor Jean Stothert announced Thursday night that the union had voted to reject her contract proposal, which ...

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Ithaca Journal

Sportsmen irked over DEC deer management plan
Ithaca Journal
The state Department of Environmental Conservation selected parts of Tompkins County as a Deer Management Focus Area, to see if more liberal harvest limits and hunting season lengths would help put the brakes on burgeoning whitetail numbers.

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Wall Street Journal

Luxottica Founder Says Family Won't Change New Management Plans
Wall Street Journal
MILAN— Luxottica Group SpA founder Leonardo Del Vecchio said on Friday his family won't try to interfere with the world's largest eyewear maker's new management plans, after a month of turmoil prompted his return to an active role in the company. “I'd ...

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Businessweek

Obama Is Too Cool for Crisis Management
Businessweek
Administration veterans describe Obama's crisis-management process as akin to a high-level graduate seminar. “He responds in a very rational way, trying to gather facts, rely on the best expert advice, and mobilize the necessary resources,” says David ...

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New York Times

Universities Lag in Concussion Management, Study Says
New York Times
In a survey of 1,066 N.C.A.A. institutions, 907 of which responded, more than 90 percent of the universities said they had introduced a concussion management plan. But the universities must do a better job of educating coaches and athletes on the risks ...

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Emergency Management

Will General Education Courses Shape the Future of Emergency Management?
Emergency Management
Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. have been adding emergency management degrees to their education offerings for the last decade. But in what could be the next evolution of emergency management-related offerings, at least one school has ...


Hesperian Capital Management Announces Corporate Reorganization
Marketwired (press release)
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 24, 2014) - Hesperian Capital Management Ltd. (Hesperian), the manager of the Norrep Group of Funds, is extremely pleased to announce a reorganization of the Norrep Group of Companies. Hesperian has, since ...

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Reuters

P&G's Internal Memo on Management Shakeup
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Procter & Gamble outlined changes to its presidents and other senior managers, narrowing down the field of possible CEO successors and putting new leaders into core business lines as the company prepares to drastically slim down its portfolio of brands ...
Procter & Gamble Co Shares Lower Following Management ChangeBenzinga
P&G shuffles management, focuses on streamlining coReuters
P&G shuffles management, focuses on streamliningCNBC
WCPO -CosmeticsDesign.com USA
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Natixis Global Asset Management to purchase NexGen Financial for CA$7.25 ...
Business Wire (press release)
BOSTON & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Natixis Global Asset Management (Natixis) and NexGen Financial Corporation (NexGen) (NFX:TSX.V) announced today that NexGen and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis have entered into an agreement in ...

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Motley Fool

5 Things Norfolk Southern Corp.'s Management Wants You to Know
Motley Fool
Yet in some ways, Norfolk Southern's management team was dissatisfied with the railroad's performance, as they saw several ways in which the company fell short of its goals. To find out more about what insiders want to do to make things better, let's ...

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Bringing an HR consultant into your organisation can often be... Read More

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Take The Guesswork Out Of Problem Solving

In today's chaotic world and uncertain economic times too many... Read More

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Audiences who saw the fabled Broadway musical, Chorus Line, marveled... Read More