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7 Unique Ways to Show your Remote Workers Appreciation

Posted by Elizabeth Hines on Mon, Jun 28, 2021

I’m traveling this week and as a follow-up to Five Conditions Under Which Your People Will Execute Well! Elizabeth Hines, writer, and editor at Assignment Help and Academized is our guest blogger. She is a contributing writer for OX Essays. As a content writer, she writes articles about the latest tech and marketing trends, innovations, and strategies.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, People, People/Relationship Drivers, Employee retention, People Development, Employee Satisfaction

Know When to Shift from “Develop” to “Replace”

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Which way do you tilt?

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Topics: People Decisions, Jim Collins, key seats, People Development, Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0, Replace or Develop?

Results – Blaming Others Achieves Nothing

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 15, 2021

"All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him/her, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won't succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy."

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Topics: People, Effective Leadership, Mastering Leadership, People Development, Leadership Core Behavior

The Secret of Life - Breath

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Ever since I had a bone marrow transplant, I’ve had a condition called “dry mouth.” Sleeping while breathing through my mouth exacerbated this condition, forcing me to always have a glass of water next to my bed.

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Topics: employee performance, performance, People Development, Breath, James Nestor,, Personal Health

Humanocracy – Build a Meritocratic Organization

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 9, 2020

“Mediocre people don’t like high-achievers – and high-achievers don’t like mediocre people.” Nick Saban, Alabama football coach.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, The Right People, People Development, Growing Your People, Humanocracy, Meritocracy

Humanocracy – Bureaucracy Threatens Meritocracy

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Scaling Up author Verne Harnish described Humanocracy, authors Gary Hamel & Michele Zanini, as one of the most insightful and game changing books for the future.

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Topics: People, People/Relationship Drivers, People Development, Humanocracy, Meritocracy

Lie #9: Leadership is a Thing

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 12, 2019

We should know this.  Leadership is not a thing. 

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Topics: human behavior, human behavior performance, People Development, Nine Lies About Work, EXCELLENCE IS IDIOSYNCRATIC, Responsibility

Lie #8 Work-life balance matters most?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 5, 2019

“Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life again”

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Topics: employee performance, human behavior performance, People Development, Nine Lies About Work, Responsibility

Lie #7 - People Have Potential

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 29, 2019

“There is no such thing as having potential. Or rather, there is, but it doesn’t mean anything.”

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Topics: employee performance, human behavior, human behavior performance, Performance Management, Human Potential, People Development, Nine Lies About Work

Lie 6: People Can Reliably Rate Other People - Idiosyncratic Rater Effect

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 22, 2019

“When you judge others, you don’t define them, you define yourself” ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer

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Topics: employee performance, performance, Performance Management, People Development, Growing Your People, Nine Lies About Work, The Idiosyncratic Rater Effect

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