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Fast-Track Your Contractors

 25th July 2017 by gihan

In an ideal workplace, the perfect team would come together to work on a specific project, then disband after the project is complete, and another team would form for the next project.

That might be the norm for future teams, but we?re not More ...

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Talent Everywhere: Four Ways To Build a Stronger Team

 2nd May 2017 by gihan

For most of the past 200 years, the workplace of the knowledge worker has been an office. It was the only practical option: That?s where teams could meet, that?s where the files were stored, that?s where the typing pool was located, More ...

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Published, Not Polished – The Four-Step Secret to New Media Success

 6th April 2017 by gihan

Published, Not Polished - The Four-Step Secret to New Media Success

Social media and other new media channels are an important part of business and the workplace. Younger generations are ?digital natives? and take them for granted, but many others ? including many leaders, managers and business More ...

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Managing Conflict in Distributed Teams

 1st March 2017 by gihan

Conflicts are inevitable in any workplace, but can be particularly challenging in distributed teams, where team members don?t work in the same office. As a leader, it?s important to understand these differences, so you can prevent More ...

Is Your Team Ready for the Future of Work?

 6th December 2016 by gihan

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The youngest Millennials (also know as Gen Ys), and their younger sibling Gen Z, expect more from their workplace.

Most workplaces still carry over baggage from 200 years ago, when offices were invented. But people are becoming much more entrepreneurial. More ...

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Virtual Collaboration and 5 Myths About Leading Virtual Teams

 10th November 2016 by gihan

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Many managers admit they don’t know how to manage and lead virtual teams effectively — particularly when it comes to trust, communication, managing deadlines, and achieving consensus in decision-making. Even worse, there are some common myths More ...

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Managing External Experts

 8th November 2016 by gihan

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External workers ? such as freelancers, contractors, consultants, and workers in the sharing economy ? are no longer just fringe workers, but an important part of the workforce. Even if you?re an experienced leader, the rules More ...

The Future of Work

 18th October 2016 by gihan

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We now have so many options for doing work ? and that brings more flexibility, greater access to talent, and better integration of work goals with personal goals. But this also needs a new mindset around work, for everybody in the workplace More ...

Future Trends For The High-Tech Workplace

 20th September 2016 by gihan

Future Trends For The High-Tech Workplace

We have recently seen some interesting purchases, mergers and developments from high-tech companies that will affect all workplaces. In this episode, we?ll look at how they influence the future of work in general, and distributed work in More ...

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Build Trust with Virtual Team Members

 24th August 2016 by gihan

Build Trust with Virtual Team Members

In an office, people build trust through personal interactions. They work in the same building, park in the same car park, and eat at the same canteen or local cafés. They bring in birthday cakes, send their children to the same schools, and More ...

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