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July 2014

Work is Not a Place

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Flex programs get more attractive all the time.  They’re good for employees, who enjoy benefits including reduced stress and more free time.  And they’re great for employers, who have realized decreased turnover and increased employee satisfaction, not to mention cost savings.  If your organization has yet to put in place…

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Having the “Difficult Chat”

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It’s only natural to want to prolong a confrontation or an uncomfortable discussion, but it’s a leader’s job to address issues head on.  The longer a problem continues, the more difficult it will be to correct improper conduct and help staff to improve their performance.  Small course corrections are far…

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The 2-Minute Commercial

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Selling oneself is extremely challenging for some, but learning to do it well and quickly is essential when building your network, not to mention interviewing. Taunee Besson, career transitions expert and President and Principal Consultant at Dallas-based Career Dimensions walks us through how to develop a brief sales pitch that best presents…

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The Case Against Multitasking

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People often boast about their abilities to multitask, but is it really a good thing?  Yes, we want versatile workers, although if they’re juggling too much at once, they’re more likely to drop a ball here and there.  And, depending on what gets overlooked or which portion of their work suffers,…

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Leadership: If They Take Away Your Title…

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How effective would you be without the backing of a leader’s title?  Zackarie Lemelle, CPC, CBC and Managing Partner of Leadership Engagement Services at The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) is an expert in leadership and business re-engineering and over the years, he has been instrumental in driving organizational transformations for…

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Eating Your Way Through an Interview

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Interviews are nerve-wracking enough when you’re not worried about ordering faux pas or spinach in your teeth.  Taunee Besson, career transitions expert and President and Principal Consultant at Dallas-based Career Dimensions, has some excellent pointers for how to handle yourself in a range of situations when you’re invited to interview over…

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