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Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

Relationships are a big part of being happy at work. Whether your job is demanding or mundane, you’re more likely to feel fulfilled if you regularly spend time with colleagues who support you and help you create a sense of purpose. Think through your values (who you are) and objectives (what you want to do).… Lees verder Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

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Separate Who You Are from What You Do

Being passionate about your job is great — but there are limits. If you become so wrapped up in your professional identity that setbacks at work affect your self-worth, that’s a problem. Keep a healthy perspective by distinguishing who you are from what you do. Your job is just that — a job. Maybe you’re… Lees verder Separate Who You Are from What You Do

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Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

I already gave feedback in the past … many times … but nothing was done with my input. They don’t listen. When it comes to organizational change, most companies have some track record of failure. That’s why leaders who are beginning new change efforts should acknowledge those that fell short in the past. Employees have… Lees verder Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

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Making Creativity Predictable (Instead of a Welcome Surprise)

We may never know exactly where creativity comes from, but you can create the conditions that invite it. One way to spur creative thinking is to spend some time considering the problem you're trying to solve — and then walk away from it. Letting the problem marinate gives your brain a chance to draw connections… Lees verder Making Creativity Predictable (Instead of a Welcome Surprise)

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Don’t Let High Expectations Hurt Your Team’s Confidence

High expectations can motivate team members. But if your standards are too high, you may be doing more damage than good, possibly hurting the self-confidence of those on your team. To temper the negative effects of overly ambitious expectations, try the following three things. First, be judicious about when and how often you express dissatisfaction.… Lees verder Don’t Let High Expectations Hurt Your Team’s Confidence

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How Leaders Build Trust

To be effective, leaders need their team’s trust. But how do you get that trust — and how do you get it back if you’ve lost it? Three behaviors are essential. Positive Relationships. Trust is in part based on the extent to which a leader is able to create positive relationships with other people and… Lees verder How Leaders Build Trust

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Help Your Team Embrace Change

Having a workforce that’s ready and able to harness change will make the difference between success and failure. Leaders at every level need to embrace and model how to engage in and affect change. Personal leadership and engagement, however, is not enough. For change to be operationalized, you need to inspire your team to be… Lees verder Help Your Team Embrace Change

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How to Get Your Team to Be More Entrepreneurial

“When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders.” Simon Sinek The most innovative companies encourage their employees to experiment. If you’d like to push your team to be more entrepreneurial, here are some things to try. Start by encouraging people… Lees verder How to Get Your Team to Be More Entrepreneurial

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If Your Team Members Work Remotely, Find Ways for Them to Bond

Source: HBR management tip of the day Remote workers often feel excluded from company culture. To build camaraderie on a geographically dispersed team, find meaningful ways for people to connect online. One effective approach is to have everyone watch the same TED talk, read the same book or article, or take the same online learning… Lees verder If Your Team Members Work Remotely, Find Ways for Them to Bond