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  • Whenever we are at a crossroad, it means there is a choice. We must choose between two or more options. Making our own choices about what we do is important because it gives meaning to our life.

    How to Make Smart Decisions: Ask and Integrate

    How to Make Smart Decisions: Ask and Integrate

    by Liliane Najm0

  • Starting with preparation, then the meeting, the closing, and of course, the follow-up, here are the four stages of a meeting explained, whether you need help with your business class homework or you're just really in need of a better meeting strategy at work.

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    by Kierstin Gunsberg1

  • Sample thank-you notes and appreciation messages for a great manager or boss by employees. Show your thoughtful gratitude to your employer for his/her support, time and efforts shown to you.

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    by Oyewole Folarin69

  • Project management does not have to be on a grand scale and is not limited to big projects. You can use some of the information presented in my 3 Project Management Principles articles to develop a personal action plan.

    Project Management: Monitoring and People Management

    Project Management: Monitoring and People Management

    by Liliane Najm0

  • In business and in everyday life people wield varying levels of power. Where does power come from and can you get more of it?

    Power in Leadership and Business

    Power in Leadership and Business

    by Christopher Wanamaker0

  • Six Sigma Quality Management is often touted as a solution for operations management and cost problems. But, if your company is not ready, Six Sigma can make things worse. Learn why, and how to determine whether your company is ready for Six Sigma.

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    by Sid Kemp15

  • Employee theft is more common than you might realize. Here are some steps for handling situations in which a betrayal of trust impacts your small business, with tips to prevent and minimize future losses.

    How to Handle Employee Theft

    How to Handle Employee Theft

    by Stephanie Marshall6

  • Women are underrepresented as CEO's of major corporations. In the U.S., we are yet to have a woman president. The proverbial glass ceiling seems to be a ubiquitous fixture within the halls of power. Given the opportunity, can women perform? Can they compete with their male counterparts?

    The Glass Ceiling and How Women Compare to Men as Leaders

    The Glass Ceiling and How Women Compare to Men as Leaders

    by JC Scull19

  • The minimum viable product (MVP) concept is highlighted in the book "The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries. Startups should get to know what a minimum viable product is, how to release it, and how to differentiate startups from established businesses.

    Minimum Viable Product: Why All Startups Should Know About It

    Minimum Viable Product: Why All Startups Should Know About It

    by Greg de la Cruz0

  • Women fulfill many leadership roles. Just like men, women can be visionary, be peacemakers, be steady guides through difficult times, or be problem-solvers.

    The Four Types of Women in Leadership

    The Four Types of Women in Leadership

    by Sid Kemp46

  • A project without a plan is like a vacation without an itinerary. You'll get lost, miss your flight, and have a miserable time. And you'll probably get fired, too! Make a clear project plan and deliver great results on time and under budget—every time! This article will show you how.

    How to Lay Out a Project Management Plan

    How to Lay Out a Project Management Plan

    by Sid Kemp9

  • Continental Airlines was an airline that was about to fly into oblivion. The company was broke and its people demoralized. Learn how excellent leadership changed the fortunes of this airline.

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    by John Lannoye4

  • Preparation may be dull and seem time consuming when all you really want to do is dive into a project and start feeling like you've accomplished something. Read on to find out how to skyrocket your success with a few easy tips.

    Preparation as a Key to Success

    Preparation as a Key to Success

    by Cheryl Evans0

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