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Subjective Perspective: 5 Types of Cognitive Bias to Avoid in the Workplace

Have you ever wondered what drives some people to make the decisions they do? In the workplace, we’re surrounded by co-workers from all walks of life with their own ideas and perspectives about how work should be performed. So, when it comes to making decisions that impact the team, a big new project, or the […]

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Top 3 Strengths—and Weaknesses—of Extrovert Employees

Think about your employees. Odds are you could easily identify introverts and extroverts among the team. Who are the more social and action-oriented types? Who tends to be more quiet and contemplative? Both personality types have their distinct advantages and disadvantages in the workplace, and as their leader, an important part of your role is […]

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Diversity vs. Inclusion and Why They Matter

Current work philosophy dictates the best possible team is one chock-full of varying viewpoints, personalities, and skills. Differences in opinion and beliefs result in more stimulating brainstorming sessions and a higher degree of innovation overall. Many employers are starting to embrace “diverse” workplaces with employees coming from a wide range of walks of life. But […]

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Not All Teams Are the Same: What Does Yours Need to Flourish?

There are plenty of online articles about workplace teamwork. Put “workplace teamwork” into Google and you’ll end up with about 35,200,000 results. You’ll find articles about improving teamwork, blogs proclaiming the benefit of working together as a team, and a whole lot of advice about “making the dream work.” What many of those links fail […]

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Productive Partnerships: 5 Quick Tips for Building Better Vendor Relationships

Often, a key factor of whether or not a project or strategic initiative is successful comes down to the type of relationship a company has with its vendors. Studies show that healthy vendor relationships can significantly impact the bottom line. In Planning Perspectives, Inc.’s 2018 North American Automotive OEM – Supplier Working Relations Index® Study, […]

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Top 3 Strengths—and Weaknesses—of Introvert Employees

Think about your employees. Odds are you could easily identify introverts and extroverts among the team. Who are the more social and action-oriented types? Who tends to be quieter and more contemplative? Both personality types have their distinct advantages and disadvantages in the workplace, and as their leader, an important part of your role is […]

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5 Tips for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

You’ve built an accomplished track record of success, continuously expanded your skill set, proven you have leadership potential, and you’re now being acknowledged and rewarded for it with a big promotion. The only problem—you can’t seem to shake a sinking feeling that maybe they made a mistake and you aren’t actually ready for this responsibility. […]

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Blurred Lines: Potential Pitfalls of Hiring Friends and Family

On paper, hiring friends and family to work for you often seems like a great idea. You already know each other’s personalities, work ethics, strengths, and weaknesses and are able to easily communicate with each other about important topics or issues that arise. However, in practice, that’s not always how it works out. Before you […]

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Break Down Workplace Silos to Build Engagement, Collaboration, and Productivity

Does your workplace have a silo culture? It’s a common phenomenon that can affect any business, but is especially prevalent in larger companies with many different departments and more employees. Silos typically form in workplaces when communication between different people, teams, or departments consistently fails. When this type of workplace culture is left unchecked, creativity, […]

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5 Tips for Leading Employees Who Are Older Than You

As younger generations advance in their careers and start to take on more prominent roles within their companies, it’s very likely many will find themselves in a position where they may have direct reports who are older, and in many ways, more experienced. It can be a tricky position for a young leader, so it’s […]

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