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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“12 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday” – Business Insider
Perhaps you spend the last 10 minutes of your workday staring at the clock, counting down the seconds until you’re free. Or, maybe you bury yourself in your work until the very last minute… Continue Reading

“Make Sure Your Team’s Wordload Is Divided Fairly” – HBR
An important part of your job as a manager is making sure everyone on your team has the right amount of work. It’s tempting to give the workhorse more projects than others (especially if she’ll get them done the fastest) or to ease up on someone who is struggling, but you also need to be fair. How do you make sure that work on your team is evenly distributed… Continue Reading

“10 Magic Phrases You Need to Say Often to Increase Trust” – Inc.
Lets face it, we are responsible for what comes out of our mouths. And while people are 100 percent responsible for how they react to our words, choosing our words wisely will impact relationships. It starts with the speaker. So what can you say consistently as a person of integrity that will cause others to gravitate toward you, and eventually say, “This is someone I can trust”… Continue Reading

“Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy” – Fast Company
I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us who appreciate a good visual aid… Continue Reading

“Simple Ethics Rules for Better Risk Management” – HBR
For far too long, managing risk has been seen as an esoteric business function — designed to control losses and adhere to compliance standards. But as more organizations fall prey to complex intangible risks, from unwanted disclosure due to rampant cyber threats to breaches of conduct driven by skewed incentive systems, the aperture of risk management is expanding… Continue Reading

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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Taking Hiring to a Higher Level” – Kevin Eikenberry
“Getting the right people on the team is one of the leader’s most important roles. It doesn’t belong to HR, and it isn’t something to (completely) delegate. The biggest contributor to your competitive advantage, productivity and success is your people – when you have the right ones… Continue Reading

“Why Employees Who Fit Your Culture Might not Fit Your Goals” – Inc.
I read a lof of articles about the importance of cultural fit, and how new employees or strategic partners need to have a good cultural fit with our organizations. However, while this is important, I also think it all depends on what it is we are looking to achieve. For instance, let’s assume I am a 56-year-old unfit man, who decides that he wants to make some life changes… Continue Reading

“7 Time Management Strategies to Stay Focused at Work” – Penelope Loves Lists
I read the other day that our average attention span is 8 seconds. 8 SECONDS. What are we, goldfish? I’d like to think that us Penelopes are a bit more disciplined than that, but truth be told, sometimes I struggle to focus. And sometimes it’s really hard to ignore the siren’s call of the internet… Continue Reading

“Do you know how to manage your mood at work?” – The Globe and Mail
How often does stress negatively impact your mood at work? Workplace stress is a major issue in North America. In fact, in the United States, workplace stress is estimated to be adding $190-billion (U.S.) in health care costs, and it has been attributed to over 120,000 deaths… Continue Reading

“5 Keys to Success at Work and to Achieving Personal Happiness” – Expanded Consciousness
In graduate school while studying organizational development I was first introduced to the concept of appreciative inquiry. For those unfamiliar with the term, appreciative inquiry is: “The cooperative search for the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them. It involves systematic discovery of what gives a system ‘life’ when it is most effective… Continue Reading

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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Forget Micromanaging, Hands-Off Leadership Could Hurt Workers More” – Fast Company
“No one likes to be micromanaged. But when it comes to leadership, going too far in the opposite direction can be just as bad. That’s the conclusion Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson reached in their new book, Stop Spending, Start Managing. By examining various wasteful habits that lead organizations to spend lots of money on consultants and lots of time on… Continue Reading

“This Management Hack Eliminates Employee Burnout” – Inc.
Every company wants engaged employees. Numerous studies show that such employees consistently outperform their less motivated peers, creating better products, more revenue, and more profit. However, there’s a dark side to having employees who consistently go the extra mile: burnout. As Tony Schwartz recently pointed out… Continue Reading

“Presenting online is still presenting” – Management.Issues
If I were to describe the following scenario to you, how would you react? “You are going to be speaking for an hour or so. You ask the audience to hold all their questions to the end, not to speak to either you or each other, and you are not going to look at them much either. How long would it be before their eyes glaze over… Continue Reading

“Taking Your Career to New Heights” – Coaching Tip
Whether making a speech, talking to a superior, closing a sale or simply handling yourself in a staff meeting, speaking powerfully is a challenge. The people who reach the peak of their career climb are the best communicators… Continue Reading

“6 Tech Trends That Will Rock Leadership” – DDI
The conversations about cyberspace, cloud computing, and connectivity have heated up over the last two weeks since Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers released its influential and widely-anticipated Internet Trends Report 2016. For the last 21 years, this report has set the pace for technology in business. In its first week, it garnered over 1.5 million Slideshare views… Continue Reading

If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “9 Bad Habits You Should Leave in the Past” – Inc.
    If you’re feeling kind of stuck–wanting more, but unable to get past where you are–maybe your bad habits are a big part of the problem. Look at what you are doing and assess your thoughts and your habits. Ask yourself if they are working for you or against you… Continue Reading

    “Getting Your Management Career off to a Great Start” – How We Lead
    For decades, I’ve been talking to new managers about their biggest challenges. One thing I still hear over and over is how hard it is to balance being the tough boss and being the nice boss. I think this feat is especially difficult for the new manager who started as a high performing individual contributor, was promoted, and is now managing former colleagues and friends… Continue Reading

    “The 8 Most Important Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Management” – The Social Ms
    Whether you have fancy social media management software that provides analytics and reporting functionalities or a very basic social media management program that does not provide much data about your posts and their reach, you are not getting all of the information you need… Continue Reading

    “A Manager’s guide to Working with Difficult Team Members [Infographic]” – Switch and Shift Business
    Working with difficult personalities is a challenge for all of us, but when you’re the manager it requires a different set of skill sets and know how. Unlike coworkers who can simply ignore a difficult person at work, a manager must find ways to make everyone’s work life easier… Continue Reading

    “Success @ Work” – Coaching Tip
    Whether you’re navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you’re facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later; you need to elevate your performance… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
    Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “The brilliant management strategy Google’s new CEO used to become one of the world’s most powerful executives” – Business Insider
    A recent BuzzFeed profile of Google’s new CEO, Sundar Pichai, paints a picture of Pichai as an even-keeled, relatively predictable kind of guy. Formerly Google’s product chief, Pichai became Google’s CEO in 2015… Continue Reading

    “The 12 worst type of managers you can (will) have” – The Context of Things
    Let’s start with a basic idea right up front: most people who become managers aren’t actually good at it. Broadly speaking (and realizing that each case is different), this happens for two reasons… Continue Reading

    “Using Storytelling in Change Management” – Lean Change Management
    We’re 4 days into the New Year which means 92% of the world population has already given up on their New Year’s resolutions, and there are already 249,000,000 results in Google for ‘2016 Management Trends’. The New Year brings with it a feeling of re-birth, and the opportunity to change something, hopefully for the better… Continue Reading

    “How to Get the Maximum Facebook Ad Results with Minimal Ad Management” – Maximize Social Business
    Let’s be honest here – we don’t all have unlimited budget and resources to place towards our social media efforts. Yes, it is a priority, and we all want to succeed in the space, but when it comes to resources such as quality content creation, community management, and strategic paid media support, it can be a challenge to juggle it all… Continue Reading

    “Real Innovators Don’t Fear Failure” – MITSloan Review
    Schoemaker and Krupp write that asking “what if” questions challenges executives to incorporate broader perspectives. It stimulates “out-of-the-box dialogues that help leaders make better choices and find innovative solutions… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
    Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “3 Things the Most Creative Leaders Do” – HBR
    Over the past three decades at IDEO, I’ve worked with some of the most innovative companies in the world and seen a lot of creative leaders in action. I’ve paid attention to how the best of them operate… Continue Reading

    “Organizational Change: Coaching Yourself through Six Stages of Concern” – Blanchard LeaderChat
    Change is inevitable for most organizations—especially in today’s dynamic business environment. For individuals, change may result in new responsibilities, new roles, or new leaders. When coaching clients through… Continue Reading

    “Can Employee Training Lead to Higher Profits [Podcast]” – Knowledge@Wharton
    Does intensive internal training of employees lead to higher profits? In knowledge-based industries where the main asset is skilled professionals such as software engineers, the answer is yes… Continue Reading

    “5 Lessons Learned in Project Management for 2016” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management
    Here are my top 5 lessons learned in project management that we can put into practice during 2016… Continue Reading

    “Dysfunctional Levels in Nonprofit Boards & Organizations” – Nonprofit Management
    A decade’s worth of research suggests that board performance is at best uneven and at worst highly dysfunctional. The experiences of serving on a board—unless it is high functioning, superbly led, supported by a skilled staff… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
    Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


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    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “Organize for Complexity (SlideShare)” – BetaCodex Network
    The paper addresses fundamental questions of interest to business owners, managers, professionals and change agents… Continue Reading

    “Strategy, Not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation” – MITSloan Management Review
    MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte’s1 2015 global study of digital business found that maturing digital businesses are focused on integrating digital technologies, such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud, in the service of transforming how their businesses work… Continue Reading

    “5 Behaviors of the Most Successful Leaders” – Inc.
    As the year comes to a close, you should be reviewing your leadership techniques. Sydney Finkelstein, professor of management and director of the Leadership Center at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, writes in Harvard Business Review about common behaviors of the most successful leaders… Continue Reading

    “13 things mentally strong people don’t do” – Business Insider
    Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do. It’s usually seen in what you don’t do. In her book, “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do,” author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a “three-pronged approach… Continue Reading

    “How to Unlock Your Team’s True Potential” – Lead On Purpose
    Chances are, your professional team is not working up to its full potential and because of this both valuable time and talent are being wasted. In a way, your team is your most valuable investment and it’s no surprise you want to get all the return imaginable… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
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    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “Leaders Beware Comparison” – All Things Workplace
    When we were kids, my younger brother had to put up with teachers comparing the two of us throughout his school years. He was a star athlete, I was more of an academic. He didn’t like the comparisons and neither did I. Most of all, the comments… Continue Reading

    “The Ultimate Coaching Question” – Blanchard LeaderChat
    During our recent 2015 Blanchard Summit, we were lucky to have Mike Rognlien from Facebook conduct one of our client sessions. Mike said a couple of things that really stuck with me, including how if you see a problem, it is your job to solve it… Continue Reading

    “Recruiting Best Practices: Not On The Mobile Bandwagon? Time To Get There” – TalentCulture
    If you’re a technology insider, you probably keep an eye out for Mary Meeker’s yearly report on behalf of renowned venture fund KPCB. Even if you’re not an insider, her report on the internet’s fastest changing trends has some fascinating insights. While the data she looks at often has consequences… Continue Reading

    “Tips for cross-team dependency management” – TNW News
    When you’re launching a new business line, product, or service, there are numerous context-specific dependencies that arise. Every outcome comes with tradeoffs and produces its own, sometimes unpredictable ripple-effect… Continue Reading

    “6 Ways to Improve Your Focus at Work” – Work happy now
    I grew up with ADD. As a child, it was a constant struggle trying to manage my attention. In high school, I forced myself to work ahead on homework through math lessons so I wouldn’t get in trouble… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
    Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


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    WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Management news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Management.

    Here are recent links of interest:

    “12 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Get Organized” – Inc.com
    Successful leaders, entrepreneurs, and business professionals lead very busy lives. They often end up wearing many hats as they grow their businesses and take their companies to new heights. So how do successful people stay productive? Continue Reading

    “Turning Management Upside Down & Employee First” – Open for Business
    Leaders, are you seeking sustainable success for your company? Half-measures and more of last year’s tread-worn best practices won’t get you there. If you truly mean to transform your company from “not bad” to “thriving,” take a page from CEO Vineet Nayar’s playbook with these not-so simple steps… Continue Reading

    “If someone on your team hates their job, what do you do? [Poll Results]” – thoughtLeaders
    If you don’t like the job, take action. We’ll frequently have team members who aren’t happy in their roles. Your job as their leader is to help them find their passion for… Continue Reading

    “How to Apply Lean Startup Ideas to Achieve Product-Market Fit” – About.com
    Chances are you’ve heard of the Lean Startup movement, which aims to improve how companies develop new products and services. Lean Startup has such wide appeal because many people know how difficult it is to build a successful product… Continue Reading

    “How CEOs Stymie Their Own Digital Transformation” – Knowledge@Wharton
    The pace of change in the digital world can be dizzying for any executive. But it is especially critical for the CEO and other top managers to get a good grasp on this shift in order to make good decisions… Continue Reading

    If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


    MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

    Please click on any of the following MindEdge online management courses for more information:

    You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
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