A Guide To All-Hands Meetings: Why You Should Have Them And One Reason Not To

Even with the pervasive anti-meeting bias in companies today, the all-hands meeting — sometimes referred to as a town hall — is likely the second-most important meeting that you should be having. Your leadership team meeting takes the top spot. After all, if there’s no coordination there, then there’s no need to gather everyone for an all-hands.

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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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Signs You Should Bring in Temp Workers to Support Your Team

As the leader of your company, you’re constantly being forced to make decisions about the life of the organization and the happiness of your team. One of the hardest things to gauge is whether you are asking too much of your staff or spending too much money on a diluted workforce. Finding the perfect balance can be a challenge.

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Creating A Culture Of Compliance: Why All Successful Businesses Must Do This And Where To Begin

The importance of compliance needs to come from the top down in order for businesses to avoid white-collar crime, corruption and other missteps.

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How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming

From time to time, every leader has to deliver news that is hard for employees to hear. Even when businesses are doing well, organizational and structural change is to be expected, and acquisitions, reorganizations, or policy changes can affect people’s jobs in ways that create feelings of fear, anger, or sorrow. Each employee wonders, “How will this change affect me?” or assumes, “Oh, this won’t be good! How am I going to get my work done?”

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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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