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7 Definitive Ways to Unlock the Full Potential of Your Employees

by Hitendra Rathore Avilar Advantage

We live in times when people find meaning and fulfillment in their lives more from their career than anything else. Therefore, organizations must take an active interest in their employees’ development. These seven steps can go a long way in unlocking the full potential of your employees.

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How Managers Stifle Creativity

by Danielle Kost Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

The slate of companies going public this year – Pinterest, Slack Technologies, and Uber, to name a few – should silence anyone who doubts the power of a bold idea. After all, one seemingly crazy brainstorm can up end an entire industry, keeping innovation top of mind for every executive. Fortunately, you don’t need to be a genius to birth a breakthrough.

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5 mistakes people make when they (try to) apologize

by Stephanie Vozza Fast Company

It’s tough to admit you’ve made a mistake, especially if you’re in a leadership role. However, acknowledging your mistakes while taking ownership demonstrates responsibility and maturity as a leader. Get your apology right the first time by avoiding these five common mistakes.

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Investing In Staff Retention

August 1, 2019 by Dale Wilcox

I recently attended a Manufacturing Summit where the theme was “Fuelling Your Business with Talent”, and the focus was on recruitment, engagement and retention. At the summit, one VP of Human Resources reported that their company lost 63 people in 2017...

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