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Never Bring Your Boss Only One Solution To A Problem

Whenever you're pitching your boss (or a customer or a colleague) a solution to a problem, NEVER bring them only one solution.

It sounds strange, but offering only one solution can drastically increase your frustration and stress. And it significantly damages your problem-solving and creative abilities!

Watch the video to learn how this works, and what to do instead!

 

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Posted by Mark Murphy on 13 January, 2021 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Here's How Many Hours Per Week Leaders Need To Spend With Their Employees

A study of more than 30,000 people reveals the exact amount of time that leaders need to spend with their employees in order to increase their engagement, inspiration and innovation!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 14 December, 2020 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

When Your Employees Are Remote, You Have To Stop The Butt-In-Seat Mentality

There's an insidious attitude permeating many companies; that when employees have their butts-in-their-seats, it means they're productive. But if you've ever seen studies on actual employee productivity, or if you've ever forced yourself to sit at your desk for eight straight hours, you know that having a butt-in-the-seat does not equal productivity.

Posted by Mark Murphy on 27 August, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Resiliency Test: How Do You Respond To Adversity?

Resiliency is your ability to quickly bounce back from failure, adversity, rejection, etc. But how do you handle these situations? Take the Resiliency Test and find out...

Posted by Mark Murphy on 18 April, 2020 about, no_cat, no_recent, Quizzes, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Remote Employee Productivity Hack

The top remote employees (e.g., writers, creatives, freelancers, etc.) have long known the best way to be productive when working from home. And it's a technique that you need to teach your 'suddenly remote' employees now!

 

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Posted by Mark Murphy on 08 April, 2020 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

Types Of Power Quiz: Do You Use Referent Power, Reward Power, Coercive Power, Legitimate Power, Expert Power or Information Power?

Ambitious employees and aspiring leaders often ask “what are the various types of power?" and "how do I get more power?" Beginning in the late 1950s, psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven famously identified 6 types of power: Referent Power, Reward Power, Coercive Power, Legitimate Power, Expert Power, and Information Power. Before we explore each type (and their pros and cons), take the quiz to see which types of power you tend to use most frequently!

Posted by Mark Murphy on 02 March, 2020 about, no_cat, Quizzes, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Optimism: Definition And Research

Optimism reflects the belief outcomes of events or experiences will generally be good or positive. Dispositional optimism (Scheier & Carver,1985; 1993) refers to broad, stable individual characteristics that are influenced by interactions between environment and genetics.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 25 February, 2020 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Internal Locus Of Control: Definition And Research

Locus of control is what an individual believes causes his or her experiences, and the factors to which that person attributes their successes or failures.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 17 February, 2020 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

These 18 Outlooks Explain Why Some Employees Are Happy At Work (And Others Are Miserable)

Why are some employees so happy at work (and inspired, motivated, and engaged)? And why are others unhappy, disengaged, and negative? Leadership IQ’s research has discovered 18 Outlooks that have been shown to immediately increase our positive feelings at work.

Performance Appraisal: New Data Reveals Why Employees And Managers Dislike Them

In a landmark Leadership IQ study, we surveyed 48,012 employees, managers and CEOs across 126 organizations to find out what they thought of their annual performance appraisal process (aka performance review, or annual performance ratings, etc.). Here are the results...
Posted by Mark Murphy on 16 December, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →
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