3 Ways to Measure Your Teams’ Productivity

There is no possible way to evaluate every team you manage with the same criteria, as the mark for success differs with regards to the type of work that is being completed. Here are three numbers to track to ensure that your team is being productive and constantly moving in a forward direction.

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Good to Great Summary: Jim Collins

Good to Great Summary provides a free book summary, key takeaways, review, top quotes, author biography and other key points of Jim Collins’ famous book on management. Jim Collins describes why some companies become Great from Good. He also explains why others don’t.

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10 ways to make your direct reports more efficient

Most managers are in their roles because they are high performers with high standards. They’ve likely never been coached for low performance or inefficiency, so that makes it doubly difficult when they encounter the situation in their direct reports.

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Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks losing the ACME account, the wrong response also risks ruining the effectiveness, accountability and future growth of your employee. So, in responding to the problem our employee just brought us, we’ve got a few different options, from worst to best.

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Does Your Workplace Fuel Courage Or Fear? 6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety

If you’ve ever had a boss who was more worried about protecting their position and avoiding all risk than in supporting new ideas or forging new ground, you’ll know how demoralizing it can be.

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