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Ways you can Reward Motivated Employees

You most likely have team members who are very motivated and perform well. They need to be rewarded. If your key employees are motivated to put in the time and extra effort to do a good job on a project they should be rewarded in some. Rewards don’t have be monetary. There are many ways to make an employee feel rewarded for their hard work. It can be as simple

Ways to Get Yourself Noticed at Work and on the Fast Track to a Promotion

Susan had all the talent, skills, resourcefulness and potential for a promotion. She continued to go unnoticed while many of her colleagues with less contributions were being rewarded handsomely. She needed to find ways she could get noticed at work and onto the fast track to a promotion. First she asked herself these four questions: Am I gradually slipping into more and more obscure roles at work? Have my colleagues

Tips For Feeling More Confident In Your Own Leadership Role

Darrilyn was hired to manage a team of people. There was one problem though. She lacked the confidence in her own ability in the role of leadership. She was constantly asking her boss if she should do this or say that. Her boss was starting to have doubts about his choice, even though he knew she had the skills. The team under her were floundering as well without the strong

Mistakes People Make When Trying to Get a Promotion

Do you know why you’re being overlooked for the promotion you’ve been dreaming about and working towards? Have you taken the time to understand how the promotion system at your company works? You’ve put in the time and work but you get passed over each time.  So what mistakes are you making when trying to get a promotion? The answer may surprise you. It’s not because you’re not working hard

Warning Signs of Business Stress

We all get stressed out at work occasionally, but how do we know if it’s just pressure from a looming deadline or a more serious problem? Business stress is a common ailment in our society. We have tons of conveniences that help us do work faster, but somehow, this just translates into us having more work to do. It’s important to know how to tell if you have a problem

Time Management Strategies

There are all kinds of devices and technologies around to help you save time. But the more things there are to save time, the more it seems like we don’t have enough. Everyone could use a little help getting more done, so here are a few tips on help you manage your time wisely and fit more into your day. To be the most productive, try making a plan. Each

Self-Development Is Important

If you have no other reason for self-development, technology is it. Technology is changing constantly, and if you’re not up to date, you’re probably going to be left behind. Even if you choose not to use what’s available, you need to be knowledgeable to keep up with your marketing methods and to figure out how to get ahead of those who are using these technologies. An important part of being

The Dangers of Being Inconsistent

Starting your own business can be a great way to make income and have a more flexible career. There is one big problem with being your own boss, though – you are responsible for holding yourself accountable. This means that if you’re not the most disciplined and dependable person, you’re probably going to have problems running a consistent business. But, there is hope. The biggest problem with inconsistent work is

How to Encourage and Coach Yourself

Working on your own is a great way to gain freedom and flexibility, but finding self-motivation can be one of the biggest road blocks. The key to succeeding as your own boss is that you have to act like a boss. You boss is someone who gets you on the right track and keeps you going. Here are a few tips on how to be your own motivator. Make goals.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Starting a Consulting Business

Have you worked in the office drudgery long enough and want to branch out on your own? Consulting is becoming a more popular option, especially since the internet has made long-distance communication and working from home so much easier. Here are a few advantages and disadvantages or starting a consulting business to help you make your decision. Advantages 1. You are your own boss. Even if you have the greatest


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