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Video: Biggest Fear for Employees That Telecommute

Remote employees, those that telecommute, often have a fear that doesn't afflict their co-located compatriots and that is, am I going to be forgotten about? Am I out of sight, out of mind? Remote employees are those people that are working somewhere besides the office, they telecommute. 
Posted by Mark Murphy on 11 December, 2018 Leadership Skills, Telecommuting, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

Quiz: How Do Your Time Management Skills Stack Up?

We all suffer from the “busyness disease.” More than half of working Americans say they don’t have enough time to do the things they want to do. The scarcest resource professionals and leaders have is their time (not money or people or influence). Time. And it’s why the top frustrations of professionals and leaders are typically not having enough time, struggling to balance priorities, and reacting to everyone else’s priorities. Take this quiz to see how your time management skills stack up!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 11 December, 2018 Quizzes, Time Management | 3 comments | Read more →

Five Ways To Shut Down Workplace Bullying

There are definite steps leaders can take to proactively address bullying. However, if a workplace “conflict” involves an issue of illegal activity, violence (and threats), sexual harassment, worker/customer safety, or other issue with legal ramifications, this is not something to try and handle on your own.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 10 December, 2018 Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: "How's It Going?"

Posted by Mark Murphy on 03 December, 2018 Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

2 Early-Warning Signs Your Leadership Style Is Too Harsh For Your Employees

Leaders are under huge pressure to get results. But sometimes that pressure manifests into a leadership style that’s so harsh it makes employees buckle under the intensity. As I’ve noted elsewhere, there’s a fine line between pushing people to achieve greatness and pushing so hard that it makes them crack.
Posted by Ahmed Popovic on 03 December, 2018 Leadership Skills, Leadership Styles | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: Stop Blamers With These 3 Words

Stop being frustrated when people won't take ownership for their mistakes. Use the technique in this video to stop blamers!

And this video is a clip from our amazing online leadership course called The Science Of Great Managers!

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Posted by Mark Murphy on 06 November, 2018 0 comments | Read more →

Video: 4 Words That Stop Drama Queens At Work

 

This is only one of a HUNDRED TECHNIQUES you'll learn at the premier 2-day training for leaders called “What Great Managers Do Differently”

Based on leading research & hyper-practical tools, you'll learn to inspire employees to give 100% effort, improve accountability, hire stars with great attitudes, give feedback so people listen, build buy-in for change, manage narcissists and blamers, get more time as a leader, and much more!

SPECIAL NOTE: This 2-day event is personally taught by New York Times bestseller & Forbes contributor Mark Murphy! You will spend 2 days with Mark learning directly from a renowned leadership expert!

Posted by Mark Murphy on 30 July, 2018 2 comments | Read more →

Quiz: What Motivates You?

Through research with thousands of employees and leaders, we’ve discovered that there are five major motivations that drive people’s actions at work; Achievement, Power, Affiliation, Security, and Adventure. So take the test below to discover what motivates you.

Posted by Mark Murphy on 27 July, 2018 Quizzes | 1 comment | Read more →

Here's An Interview Question To Test If Millennial Candidates Are Actually Entitled Narcissists

Of all the charges that get leveled against millennials, the most pernicious, and ubiquitous, is that they’re entitled narcissists. Now, those charges are seriously overblown (and often completely inaccurate). But for the moment, let’s imagine that we do think the ‘entitled narcissist’ label fits and that we need a way to assess job candidates to ensure that anybody we hire is not an entitled narcissist. Is such a thing even possible?
Posted by Mark Murphy on 27 June, 2018 1 comment | Read more →

How Do I Fix An Employee Who Absolutely Refuses To Listen To My Feedback?

My research has found that 88% of employees say they would want to hear the truth if their job performance was poor. And yet, how many people do you know who actually embrace, and take to heart, tough, pointed, truthful feedback? Very few, I’ll bet.
And it’s not just employees; bosses are also very resistant to feedback or suggestions for improvement. I recently conducted a study of 27,048 executives, managers and employees called“The Risks of Ignoring Employee Feedback.”
Posted by Mark Murphy on 26 June, 2018 1 comment | Read more →
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  • Video: Biggest Fear for Employees That Telecommute
    Remote employees, those that telecommute, often have a fear that doesn't afflict their co-located compatriots and that is, am I going to be forgotten about? Am I out of sight, out of mind? Remote employees are those people that are working somewhere besides the office, they telecommute. 

      Remote employees, those that telecommute, often have a fear that doesn't afflict their co-located compatriots and that is, am I going to be forgotten about? Am I out of sight, out of mind? Remote employees are those people that... Read more →

  • Quiz: How Do Your Time Management Skills Stack Up?
    We all suffer from the “busyness disease.” More than half of working Americans say they don’t have enough time to do the things they want to do. The scarcest resource professionals and leaders have is their time (not money or people or influence). Time. And it’s why the top frustrations of professionals and leaders are typically not having enough time, struggling to balance priorities, and reacting to everyone else’s priorities. Take this quiz to see how your time management skills stack up!

    Read more →

  • Five Ways To Shut Down Workplace Bullying
    There are definite steps leaders can take to proactively address bullying. However, if a workplace “conflict” involves an issue of illegal activity, violence (and threats), sexual harassment, worker/customer safety, or other issue with legal ramifications, this is not something to try and handle on your own.

    This article originally appeared on Forbes by Mark Murphy, Founder of Leadership IQ There are definite steps leaders can take to proactively address bullying. However, if a workplace “conflict” involves an issue of illegal activity, violence (and threats), sexual harassment, worker/customer... Read more →