Category: Management Tips

Good Management Is An Art

Good management is an art rather than a science. I started thinking about management skills today after I took a test for the website, Indeed.com. (Yes, I’m job hunting. Seriously hunting for a telecommuting, marketing job, director level or above. If you’re looking for someone or you know of a job…message me.) But back to …

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Making Virtual Teams Work

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How do you make a virtual workforce a thriving part of your company? Many companies need extra help during peak season. Some require specialized skills or a temporary opening filled. In these cases, a remote worker, also known as a virtual worker, telecommuter, or telecommuting freelancer, may be the answer. So why don’t more companies …

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Stopping Workplace Gossip

Stopping workplace gossip may be impossible, but it should be among your priorities as a leader. Workplace gossip wastes time, ruins reputations, and generally does more harm than good. I’ve written a new piece for Medium this week Gossip in the Workplace – Stop Before Someone Gets Hurt. I know that it is human nature …

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Nice Managers Finish First

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It pays to be nice, at least according to a new study from Binghamton University, State University of New York. In the study, researchers examined the leadership styles and results achieved by 1,000 members of the Taiwanese military and 200 people in corporate America. The results? Leaders who emphasized human relationships, empathy, and consideration for …

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Project Management Tips: What to Do When Deadlines Slip

      “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” – Douglas Adams   Love them or hate them, deadlines are a part of life. As a freelance content marketing writer, consultant and marketing teacher, deadlines are as much a part of my life as a cup of …

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