Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2016«

Taking Over: Tips for Becoming a Team Leader for an Already Established Group

July 29, 2016

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Building a team is an inherently personal proposition, regardless of the industry in which you’re operating. These are people that you’ve hand-selected based on their unique strengths to come together to form a complete whole. When everyone is firing on all cylinders, a well-designed team is more than just a tool – it’s a reflection […]

5 Psychological Triggers To Convert Prospects To Clients

July 26, 2016

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Any marketer worth anything will tell you that the key to increasing sales is to use A/B testing to determine which sales tactic is more successful than another. If you’re not familiar with it, A/B testing (sometimes called split testing) is comparing two versions of something to see which one performs better. With that in […]

Is Your Office a Gossip Shop?

July 22, 2016

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Let’s face it – we all have our quirks. Part of working with others is the opportunity to develop collaborative working relationships. Other people’s habits and behaviors affect us when we are in a shared environment. In many instances, these are the people that we interact with for the majority of our days. As a […]

Managing Employees Who Are Working Remotely: Bringing Your Team Together, Even When They’re a World Apart

July 19, 2016

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Modern technology has ushered in a bold, new era in terms of employee productivity. Case in point: thanks to not only cloud computing but mobile technology, almost ANY employee can become a remote worker if they truly desire. Employees can be just as productive at a coffee shop as they could from their desk in […]

Know Your Limits: Why Boundaries Are So Important When Becoming a Team Leader

July 15, 2016

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One of the key things that all successful team leaders find a way to overcome is the simple human need to be liked. When you’ve finally risen in the ranks and find yourself in a position of authority, it’s natural to want everyone to see you as “the cool boss” or “the friendly boss.” While […]

Sharing the Challenge Means Sharing the Victory: The Two-Way Street of Team Leadership

July 12, 2016

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Many people work their entire lives to achieve a leadership role within an organization. They’ve put in their time, tirelessly working their way up through the ranks and then, it finally happens: they’re trusted enough to be given the responsibility of bringing a team together for the benefit of a business’s long-term goals. And yet, […]

As a Leader, Helping Your Employees Grow is One of Your Most Important Jobs

July 8, 2016

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As a leader within your organization, it’s understandable to feel like the list of things you have to look over gets longer and longer all the time. While you’re being pulled in so many different directions, it can be easy to forget about one of your most important jobs of all: doing everything in your […]