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An aid to scheduling meetings across time zones

July 9, 2013 | DAVE JOHNSON | CBS Moneywatch

Many of us work frequently with teams or clients scattered across the country or even the world, which makes scheduling a meeting or phone call outside of your home city problematic.

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East Asia's Dynamic, Changing Labor Patterns

July 9, 2013 | Philip Bowring | Asia Sentinel

It has since been denied by Seoul, but the announcement by the small southern African state of Malawi that it was to send large numbers of workers to South Korea has focused attention on the enormous, interrelated issues in east Asia of labor ...

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Three Keys to Mindful Leadership Coaching

July 8, 2013 | Forbes

There are countless executive coaches I would never hire for myself, no matter how wise, insightful, dynamic or experienced. Admittedly, I’m a hard guy to please, so what I require might not be a good guide for others. However, if a coach ...

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The Celtics, Coaching, and Compensation

July 8, 2013 | Steve Boese | Steve Boese

The Boston Celtics shocked the professional sports world earlier this week when they named Butler University Men's Basketball Coach Brad Stevens to be their new Head Coach, replacing the recently departed long time coach Doc Rivers.

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Managing Glassdoor Reviews and Employer Branding

July 8, 2013 | Ben Eubanks | upstartHR

As a guy working in a small HR shop, I am subscribed to multiple forums, blogs, and websites. I like having a lot of information at my fingertips, and recently I ran across a great question I thought would be worth sharing.
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A Brand is a Relationship.

July 8, 2013 | John Sumser | HR Examiner

Employment Branding is the craft of being so completely organized that you are ready with the right message for the right person when she comes along. Let’s take that a bit further.
A brand is a relationship.
Brands only matter to the ...

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How Can We Solve the Employee Disengagement Problem?

June 26, 2013 | Fast Company

Recently, Mark Crowley reported on the results of the Gallup organization’s annual employee engagement survey. He painted a humorous, but compelling picture of the results, “… imagine a crew team out on the Potomac River where ...

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Swiss Army Innovation

June 17, 2013

We may understand the need for creativity, but not see ourselves as creative. However, Harvard University and others have found that creativity is 85 percent learned behavior. We are taught there is only one right answer, etc. but we can learn to ...

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Actionable Leadership in the Creative Age

June 12, 2013

Skillsoft conducted a survey to compare the traits that defined 20th century leaders with the characteristics of their 21st century counterparts. Not surprisingly, the 21st century leader must be more flexible, collaborative and creative than his ...

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Leveraging New Technologies for Employee Development Programs

June 6, 2013 | U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Rapid advances in technology have transformed the workplace in recent years. Technology has changed the way we learn. The explosion of technology has impacted the way people communicate and collaborate. Common examples of different tools are ...

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To Do: Update Company's Social Media Policy ASAP

June 6, 2013 | Forbes

Employee use of social media has been a controversial topic over the past year, and one I’ve covered several times in this blog. While I oppose company policies that unfairly limit employees’ rights to express themselves online, ...

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Implementing a Coaching Initiative: Senior Leadership Support

June 6, 2013 | Lisa Robinson, Senior Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country with more than 36,000 employees providing health care services in seven western states. The company’s strategy is guided by a strong commitment to excellent patient ...

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