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Is checking out a common phenomenon? A startling statistic to ground this topic: one-third of employees will check out within 5-years of joining a company (see figure 1)! The cost of this issue is estimated by Gallup to be between 30-35% of… Continue Reading…

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The signs of a bad boss There are many signs that we work in a team with a bad boss. A few are a leader that micromanages, fails to give credit, takes credit for the work of others, overloads the… Continue Reading…

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Ending the year with an eye towards 2022 To end 2021 on a few skill high notes, I wanted to share the top three blogs this year as judged by each of you, our regular readers located in over 80… Continue Reading…

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What are naysayers in the workplace? Naysayers, at their most basic level, are “ones who deny, refuse, oppose, or are skeptical or cynical about something” as defined in Merriam-Webster. In the context of the workplace, it’s a person that chooses… Continue Reading…

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How do underlying workplace conflicts arise? Dilbert can bring out a range of reactions to the comic strip’s ways of resolving underlying conflicts. As humorous as Dilbert can be, the underlying theme of the cartoon is very real for many…. Continue Reading…

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