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How to Get (and Keep) Gen-Y Talent

How to Get (and Keep) Gen-Y Talent | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Offering flex-time hours and effusive praise will make younger employees want to work for you.
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Women in the Boardroom: Will Quotas Work?

Women in the Boardroom: Will Quotas Work? | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Let's face it -- the number of women on boards is a problem, and everyone knows it. Even old-school companies with homogenous leadership understand the business case for increasing the number of women on boards.
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On Anger: Techniques for Managing Emotions at Work

On Anger:  Techniques for Managing Emotions at Work | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Anyone can be angry– that is easy.  But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way– this is not easy.
-Aristotle

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Stressful at the top? Not really, study finds

Stressful at the top? Not really, study finds | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Management consultants say 60% of senior executives experience high stress and anxiety on a regular basis, and a thriving industry of motivational speakers teaches business leaders how to manage their corrosive burden of stress.
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Women as bosses (Fortune, 1956) - Fortune Features

Women as bosses (Fortune, 1956) - Fortune Features | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives.
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Assessments Provide Focus and Perspective on Your Leadership ...

Assessments Provide Focus and Perspective on Your Leadership ... | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Considering assessing your leadership abilities? The pros and cons of a self-scoring assessment vs a 360 degree process.
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Should Managers Befriend Employees In The Workplace? - Millennial CEO

Should Managers Befriend Employees In The Workplace? - Millennial CEO | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Friendships in the workplace will happen. When an employer befriends an employee it can lead to unique challenges. How do you handle those? (Should Managers Befriend Employees In The Workplace?
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The New Agenda » Blog Archive » 25 Surprising Stats to Share on Women’s Equality Day

The New Agenda » Blog Archive » 25 Surprising Stats to Share on Women’s Equality Day | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
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4 Traits of Incredibly Effective Delegators

4 Traits of Incredibly Effective Delegators | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
You know you don't want to choke your staff with micromanagement minutiae. Here's how to hold yourself back and get the best out of your employees.
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Leadership Perspective: Building on Common Purpose

Leadership Perspective: Building on Common Purpose | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
RT @leadchangegroup: Check out "Building on Common Purpose" by @fiestycoach on #leadchange http://t.co/vyotXJih #leadership...
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7 Ways to Excel in a Male-Dominated Workplace - Forbes

7 Ways to Excel in a Male-Dominated Workplace - Forbes | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
When you're a lone woman in the midst of a boys' club, doing well can present some unique challenges. Check out these tips from a veteran of male-dominated workplaces on how to excel just like one of the guys.
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Managing Multicultural Teams - Voices on Project Management

Managing Multicultural Teams - Voices on Project Management | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
“@Mr_PMP: [PMI] Managing Multicultural #Teams http://t.co/ou8ZMgaW”; #Leadership...
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How to Make a Decision

How to Make a Decision | Business Psychology | Scoop.it

Last summer, I found myself in a dilemma to make a decision. Amidst my struggle to find fulfillment from the various jobs, I was offered a regular salary and benefits kind of job.


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Should you friend your boss on Facebook?

Should you friend your boss on Facebook? | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
In a sign of our changing times, new research takes a stab at that very question in a study called, “OMG My Boss Just Friended Me.” (Should you friend your boss on Facebook?
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The Secret to Effective Time Management: A Story to Win By

The Secret to Effective Time Management:  A Story to Win By | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Time management techniques typically involve identifying priorities and scheduling well.  There is also power in building in unscheduled time… leaving white space on the calendar for reflection and spontaneous magic.

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Why most companies don’t deliver great customer experiences

Why most companies don’t deliver great customer experiences | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
We are all customers and we know what a great customer experiences feels like. We also know that a great customer experience influences our behavior, we want to talk about it with friends and we fe...
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Keep Your Best Employees: 5 Steps | Business | TIME.com

Keep Your Best Employees: 5 Steps | Business | TIME.com | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Rachel came to us with strong work ethic, experience creating organizational hierarchies, an understanding of what it takes to be operationally excellent, and perhaps most importantly, a devotion to our company's cause: promoting client needs in a...
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Leadership: Doing versus Being

Leadership: Doing versus Being | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
As leaders we sometimes get confused with the concepts of being a leader of doing.   What did I do for my team today?    What did I do for my organization yesterday?
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Bring Courtesy Back to the Workplace

Bring Courtesy Back to the Workplace | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Communicating may be easier, but we have to work harder to do it with respect.
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How to make Performance Appraisals work for you !!

How to make Performance Appraisals work for you !! | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
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I am more concerned about whether the employer really has a clear idea of why he is conducting appraisals.

This really is a question that I have put to employers & received an answer along the lines of "because we think we should"
I would argue that unless you know what you want from the process, you are probably wasting management time.

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Why Leadership Sucks!

Why Leadership Sucks! | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
It’s amazing to me the number of people in leadership positions who say that “the people part” of their job is the toughest. They say things like “my people just don’t care” and “it’s lonely at the...
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Leadership is Learning to Laugh | Strategic Monk.com

Leadership is Learning to Laugh | Strategic Monk.com | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
RT @StrategicMonk: Leadership is helping people recognize and experience the joy of doing their best.
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Want to Be a Great Leader? Start Reading

Want to Be a Great Leader? Start Reading | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
Even though global literacy rates are high (84%), people are reading less and less deeply. This trend is especially detrimental to those in leadership roles.
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Are You Sure You're Not a Bad Boss?

Are You Sure You're Not a Bad Boss? | Business Psychology | Scoop.it
It's not what you do but what you don't do that matters. (RT @SkipPrichard: Good article: Are You Sure You're Not a Bad Boss?
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