June’s Performance Tip: Tips for Writing Reader-Friendly Reports

June Performance Tip

Business people are time-pressed, content-driven, and decision-focused. To write effectively, remember that they want simple and direct communications. Here are three tips for giving readers what they want and need: Brevity. Many memo writers get hung up on “style”. Unfortunately flowing sentences tend to be long and diffuse. You don’t need choppy sentences, just hardworking […]

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Performance Tip (March)

March Performance Tip

What high performers expect from their next organization In searching for the best available candidates, employers need to recognize what the top – potential candidates are expecting: From the organization: Working for a winning organization is of the critical factor in the decision process. Superior job seekers are thinking about the firm’s platform, track record, […]

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Performance Tip (February)

February Performance Tip

Better business writing requires a focus on clarity over style. Don’t fall in love with your reports; ensure they are concise and clear for the reader – just make your point. These steps will help you get your central ideas across: One idea per paragraph. Novels hold several complex ideas and emotions in a single […]

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Understanding Difficult Employees – How do you manage them effectively?

I recently gave a workshop and ended up talking with one participant for nearly an hour afterwards about a very specific situation that she is facing. She is in a difficult situation, trying to figure out how to talk with one individual, and not making progress. I provided some coaching to help her determine what […]

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Performance Tip (January)

January Performance Tip

Onboarding is always a challenge for SMEs and is often done badly. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The approach to onboarding: pilling a huge stack of reading or a series of off the shelf training modules doesn’t explain how the organization truly functions. Performance Tip (January) from Charlie Mignault For the latest […]

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Performance Tip (December)

December Performance Tip

Do you know how your employees feel about their work? Checking in with your team about their relative happiness can help you retain them. Performance Tip (December) from Charlie Mignault For the latest professional development opportunities delivered straight to your inbox sign up below: Sign Up Now

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Performance Tip (November)

November Performance Tip

A meeting of multiple time-starved executives is a massive commitment of resources. Focusing on low-stakes issues, like updates or presentations, often wastes valuable time. Instead… Performance Tip (November) from Charlie Mignault For the latest professional development opportunities delivered straight to your inbox sign up below: Sign Up Now

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Performance Tip (October)

October Performance Tip

All organizations are slowed down by unnecessary behaviors that impede productivity. Here are 3 ways to become more productive… The Performance Tip (October) from Charlie Mignault For the latest professional development opportunities delivered straight to your inbox sign up below: Sign Up Now

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The Road To Successful Social Networking

Are you maximizing your social media profile?  These tools can help you elevate your reputation and market your skills.  Let us help you learn more here about the road to successful social networking.  

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Using LinkedIn to Get Ahead

Do you have a LinkedIn profile?  If not, why not?  Learn the basics and benefits to help you get the most out of your social media job search.  

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