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Don't Be a Bad Boss

Bad managers come in many shapes and sizes. The worst ones do appalling things like berate people in public or take credit …

Motivate Disgruntled Employees

No one likes to manage unhappy employees. They can be tough to motivate and resistant to change. But giving up isn't the solution …

Be Assertive While Being Yourself

If you're reserved, you've likely been told you need to be more assertive at work. But if that's not your natural style, how …

Why Firms with Female Directors Make Fewer Financial Mistakes

Companies whose directors include one or more women are 38% less likely to have to restate their financial-performance figures …

The One Person Every Network Needs

Not all contacts are created equally. When you know someone from more than one context, that person is called a "multiplex …

Use "Returnships" to Bring in Fresh Talent 2

Despite high unemployment, it can be tough to find the right applicants for higher-level positions. Some companies are trying "…

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