People Management

  • Combat the Effects of a Divisive Team Member with These Three…

    Research suggests that managers should consider these 3 tips to optimize team synergy and business outcomes.

  • 5 Secrets to Keeping Your Long-Term Employees Engaged

    Gallup survey finds that only 5% of employees with 10 or more years with a company say they are engaged at work in roles that are the right fit for them.

  • How to Rebuild Trust in a Damaged Team

    Layoffs, downsizings and even change management initiatives can erode trust among team members. But new research shows how the brain can be engaged to create greater trust and lead to better performance.

  • Data Management Begins With Asking the Right Questions

    As more companies rely on data to make key strategic decisions, experts warn that failing to question the data can lead to erroneous assumptions and critical missteps.

  • Want to Work Harder? Choose Your Seatmate Carefully

    Cornerstone OnDemand researchers have discovered a surprisingly simple way to increase productivity: better office seating arrangements.

  • How to Improve Management Relationships Across Teams

    What can managers and organizations do to cultivate the type of cross-departmental relationships that will help teams be more effective? Here are 5 key ways to go about it.

  • Team Productivity – Stories of the Week

    How to manage a team that’s been asked to do too much; understanding your team member’s strengths; and how to know if you’re you doing “teamwork” all wrong.

  • 4 Ways to Be a Better Manager in 2017

    You may think you’re on the same page as your staff members, but do you all have the same idea of what success looks like? Here are 4 things to do differently this year to make yourself a stronger manager.

  • Rejection: The Project Manager’s Badge of Honor in 2017

    Author and human dynamics expert Halley Bock says that “Rejection is a beacon illuminating a new path or a rumble meant to test your internal drive.”