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Evaluation Process

Rethinking the Employee Evaluation Process

Employers who regularly review their employees that is at least every quarter reap exceptional benefits: Employees know where they stand and what is expected of them. Together, you can identify…

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disagreement

4 Ways to Constructively Respond to Disagreement

When a disagreement comes up in the office, as they inevitably do, how does your team react? Are you able to constructively disagree and find a compromise, or do office…

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Goals

How to Link Employee Strengths with Goals

Have you ever heard of S.M.A.R.T. goal-setting? The acronym is no coincidence for how profoundly it can improve employee performance. Before we dig into what S.M.A.R.T. goal-setting stands for and…

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vacation

Vacation Makes You Better at Your Job

Over half of Americans leave vacation days on the table, every year. Yet, taking time off is a necessity of personal happiness and wellbeing; not a sign of weakness or…

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Presentation-Giving

Common Traps of Presentation-Giving

What does it take to be a great presenter? You’ve probably been to countless presentations, seminars, conferences, even a simple team meeting, where the presenter captivated your attention and didn’t…

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anger

5 Ways to Stop Losing Your Cool

How do you react under pressure? Do you boil over with rage or stay cool as a cucumber? Controlling your emotions is a learned skill for many advisors — it…

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approachable

How to Be More Approachable with Your Team

Among leaders, it’s quite common to see a certain detachment or stand-offish nature between management and employees. For most leaders, the intention is “keep a distance,” to maintain some level…

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criticize

4 Ways to Criticize Kindly

Let’s face it, giving criticism isn’t exactly fun. It can be uncomfortable, awkward and all-around unpleasant. Yet, leaders face the unwelcome burden every day, as they try to improve, transform…

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listening

Why Is Listening So Hard?

How many would agree listening is an important tool for all financial advisors? If you don’t agree, something is wrong. In fact, listening is arguably one of the most important…

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