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What Great Managers Do to Build Highly Engaged Teams

What Great Managers Do to Build Highly Engaged Teams

“People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash Back in 1963, one woman started a company that not only became one of the greatest success stories in business. Mary […]

8 Tips to Work Effectively Under Pressure

8 Tips to Work Effectively Under Pressure

Pressure is inevitable at work. Now and then, we find ourselves dealing with an office situation where we have too much on our plate but have so little time. This and similar scenarios can cause employees to feel high levels of stress and pressure, which can hurt your team’s performance more than you realize. Excessive […]

How to Fast-Track Your Way to Promotion [Infographic]

How to Fast-Track Your Way to Promotion [Infographic]

Promotion is a form of career advancement that’s tied to better opportunities and benefits for employees. For one, promoted employees receive a higher salary that matches new job responsibilities. Along with the increase in compensation, a promotion also gives you a higher-level job title—an accolade you can add to your credentials on your resume. Your […]

5 Steps to Overcome Conflicts in the Family Business

5 Steps to Overcome Conflicts in the Family Business

Operating a family-owned business can be a difficult venture, no thanks to conflicts that could arise internally and put a strain on your personal relationships. If you own or manage a family business, you can probably attest to this statement from FINH’s Managing Director David Harland, “When colleagues and employees are also family members, ordinary conflict […]

A Millennial’s Quick Guide to Success in the Workplace

A Millennial’s Quick Guide to Success in the Workplace

Millennials hold a strong desire to prove themselves in the workplace. Other generations view them as entitled, self-absorbed, unprofessional job-hoppers who instigate changes in work culture, and leave when they don’t get their way. Despite these negative stereotypes, millennials have a lot of admirable qualities that are worth noting. They inject creativity and innovation in […]

How to Manage Millennials: 8 Ways to Do it Right

How to Manage Millennials: 8 Ways to Do it Right

Millennials have been rapidly transforming work culture. Experts predict that by 2025, three-fourths of workers are going to be millennials. This means that in the near future, millennials will overtake baby boomers in the workplace. By now, businesses and managers should have rolled out their best game plan on how to manage millennials at work. […]

8 Tips for Throwing an Office Christmas Party Your Employees Will Enjoy

8 Tips for Throwing an Office Christmas Party Your Employees Will Enjoy

It’s that time of the year again when you need to put your people management skills and party planning to the test by organizing an office Christmas party. Throwing an office Christmas party is the perfect opportunity for companies to thank and celebrate their employees for their hard work and loyalty. It’s also a great […]

Top Project Management Approaches Explained [A Visual Guide]

Top Project Management Approaches Explained [A Visual Guide]

A project is a unique, temporary endeavor with a definite beginning and end that’s undertaken to fulfill a specific set of goals and objectives. As such, the Project Management Institute defines project management as “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.” There are a wide variety […]

What Top NBA Coaches Can Teach Us about People Management

What Top NBA Coaches Can Teach Us about People Management

Behind every great sports team is a coach who knows how to make his team work in harmony. We’ve seen basketball teams like the Golden State Warriors transform into one of the giants of the NBA, and it wouldn’t be possible if not for the masterful people management skills of coaches like Steve Kerr who […]

What Type of a Leader Are You? [Quiz]

What Type of a Leader Are You? [Quiz]

Each person can possess different leadership characteristics that can be honed and improved through leadership training. However, every leader has their own way of dealing with various situations. Identifying leadership styles can help managers match leadership styles and characteristics to particular tasks and responsibilities. Understanding your leadership style (and the rest of your team’s) is […]

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