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The Rise of the Catch-Up Meeting

Staying connected with your boss, your direct reports, and your peers has never been more important than over the last 18 months. Whatever you call them, one-on-one meetings, catch-up meetings, or weekly touch base meetings, these two-person meetings, whether face-to-face or virtual have been vital to keeping aligned, engaged, and supported.

How To Give Employees a Pep Talk After a Bad Day at Work

In a 2018 study of 700 private and public sector employees worldwide, 19% reported that they...

6 Leadership Behaviors That Crush Motivation

Employee motivation is essential to a team’s and organization’s success. From increased...

Template: Professional Development and Training Request Letter

It can be a nerve-wracking and intimidating experience to ask your employer for approval and...

Want Your Team To Embrace Change? Involve Them.

In your career, how many change initiatives have you experienced? Of those, how many actually...

Infographic: 16 Unwritten Rules of Getting Ahead at Work

Unwritten rules are norms and behaviors at work that may not be explicitly or formally...

7 Quotes to Inspire New Leaders to Trust the Process

New leaders are motivated, full of anticipation, driven, eager, and ambitious. However, the...

The Real Reason Direct Reports DON’T Have a Can-Do Attitude

There are some people who unintentionally and naturally exude a can-do attitude. They don’t...

How To Say “That Is Not My Job” (With Tips and Examples)

If you’re trying to figure out whether or not it’s okay to say “That is not my job” at work,...

Answered: What Types of Listening Do You Need to Communicate Better?

Whether you’re participating in a staff meeting, discussing an employee’s lack of motivation, or...