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What Is Management by Objectives (MBO)?

What Is Management by Objectives (MBO)?

Did you know that 37 percent of managers believe that their most important goal is to keep employees on track to meet goals? However, how do you set goals and manage your employees to ensure that they meet the goals of the organization? Management by objectives is one...

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What Are OKRs?

What Are OKRs?

Although the buzzword OKRs have been around since the 90s, only around 29% of working US adults are familiar with the term. Interestingly though, of the workforce who are acquainted with the term, a massive 95% believe they have a solid understanding of how their work...

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How To Maintain Team Cohesion: The Ultimate Guide

How To Maintain Team Cohesion: The Ultimate Guide

Team cohesion can make or break the workplace - 86% of employees and employers say that lack of collaboration and communication is the cause of workplace failures. Almost everyone, from company leaders to front-level employees, agrees that team cohesion is one of the...

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Team Cohesion

Team Cohesion

Working as part of a team is a vital skill specifically in the workplace. Optimum team cohesion can drive a business to achieve goals and generate maximum revenue. But what exactly is team cohesion and how do you improve it in your company? What is Team Cohesion? Team...

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Business Strategy

Business Strategy

Every business owner or manager has key objectives and goals they want to achieve to drive the success of the business. The most efficient and cost-effective way to reach those goals is to make and follow a carefully crafted plan of action – otherwise known as a...

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Business Consultants

Business Consultants

Whether you're the owner of a well-established business looking to explore new avenues, or you're just starting out, you would have heard about business consultants. But what do they actually do for businesses and would you benefit from hiring one? Read our quick...

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What Is Change Management? 10 Principles to Be Aware Of

What Is Change Management? 10 Principles to Be Aware Of

Change is the only constant in business - yet change initiatives are often cited to fail a staggering 70% of the time. Although business leaders frequently introduce change into their organizations, many find it difficult to translate the statistics and proposed gains...

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How to Build an Effective Business Strategy

How to Build an Effective Business Strategy

If there's one thing certain about business, it's uncertainty, and that's a sentiment that millions of business owners will understand. In 2021, a record was struck when 1.4 million new businesses formed, and this year is likely to be no different. Some of those...

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What Is Team Cohesion? The Ultimate Guide

What Is Team Cohesion? The Ultimate Guide

Most people don't know that 85% of workers in the United States alone experience some kind of conflict in the workplace on a daily basis. If people work in an office or in any other work environment that involves interacting a lot with coworkers, they would know that...

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Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO)

With so many job titles being used today, it’s hard to know who does what. Therefore, it makes sense to start by hiring a fractional chief operating officer (COO) who can help in this area for a fraction of the pay rate. But, what’s the difference between a COO and a...

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Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

In the past, if you needed an executive, you would have to hire them as full-time workers and pay them high wages. A less costly solution is to hire what is known as a fractional executive since they only work a portion of the time a full-time executive would. What Is...

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Fractional Chief Executive Officer

Fractional Chief Executive Officer

Fractional Chief Executive Officer Had you mentioned an outsourced, seasoned, or fractional chief executive officer (CEO) a few years ago, people would have been stumped. Today, these words not only make a lot of sense but also bring value to organizations. But what’s...

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Taking Control With Strategic Planning

Taking Control With Strategic Planning

Often, advice tells us to live in the moment. It keeps us from getting wrapped up in hypotheticals and denying the present reality. This method doesn’t mean renouncing control and letting life direct us instead of us directing our lives. The same concept applies not...

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More Ways to Use Facts for Better Decision Making

More Ways to Use Facts for Better Decision Making

Influential leaders are efficient decision-makers. Your overall success as a company depends on your abilities to evaluate information and make rational conclusions. At times, you may find that there is no easy choice to make. In these cases, you'll need to rely on...

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Expert Tips for Analytical Decision Making

Expert Tips for Analytical Decision Making

Life is full of good and bad decisions. Thinking back to our youth, we can all come up with a few examples. As we mature, we learn that bad decisions are usually made because of factors like a lack of knowledge, impulsivity, or not taking the time to think things...

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