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Managers Can Motivate Employees With One Word

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The word "together" is a powerful social cue to the brain. In and of itself, it seems to serve as a kind of relatedness reward, signaling that you belong, that you are connected, and that there are people you can trust working with you toward the same goal.

Managing Superstars

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Small Business
Bruce Tulgan

Even superstars need to be managed. Nobody can be as objective about himself and his own performance as his boss should be. Nobody can hold herself accountable -- accountability comes from knowing you have to answer to someone else.

The Unexpected Leadership Lesson From Traffic School

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sometimes your right of way doesn't matter at all. Sometimes, no matter how much you just know you deserve something, others won't see it that way or respect it. That's just a fact.

How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager

Ashley Mosley | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Taking on interns isn't for the weak of heart or mind. They need dedicated supervision, feedback, and meaningful projects. Can you commit? Follow these 10 tips to generate a beneficial experience for both you and your interns.

Negative Feedback: Confidence Crusher Or Motivating?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

According to recent studies, you shouldn't worry so much when it comes to pointing out mistakes to someone who is experienced. Negative feedback won't crush their confidence, but it just might give them the information they need to take their performance to the next level.