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Leadership Skills Tips
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Change is the Only Constant: The Evolution of Leadership in Retail

How Has Retail Leadership Evolved? I was a shelf stacker. The year was 1988 and this was my part-time job…
Coaching Skills Tips
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Three Types of Feedback and How to Use Them Properly

How to Engage With Different Types of Feedback Feedback is supposed to, when used correctly, push someone further. In a…
Category Management Tips
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Category Manager e-Assessment

Are You a Great Category Manager? Category management is about identifying opportunities, selling opportunities, and landing opportunities that drive category…
Negotiation Skills Tips
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Negotiation Concession: Be Careful What You Give Away for Free

Negotiation Concession: The Fisherman Great negotiators don’t give away too much in a negotiation, also known as a ‘negotiation concession’.…
Coaching Skills Tips
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Press Story: An Open Letter to Logan Roy

CEO of Waystar Royco, Logan Roy, of the TV Series ‘Succession’ about Coaching and Mentoring Support If you’re not familiar with…
Learning to Learn Tips
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8 Soft Skills and Hard Skills Research Conclusions

A Research Study by Huma Hyder, an Independent Researcher From Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Drew 8 Significant Conclusions From Their Research…
Great HR Management Tips
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Problem Employees – Don’t Shoot, Talk First

Bad Day at the Office Problem employees have always been a challenge for leaders and managers. But COVID has flagged…
Category Management Tips
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42 One-Sentence Category Management Tips to Identify, Sell & Land More

Identify, Sell and Land More Opportunites with These Category Management Tips Category management is the process of grouping like products into…
People Management Tips
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How to Deliver Bad News at Work; Mindset, Mistakes, & Messages

No One Likes to Give Someone Else Bad News. It’s a Form of Conflict. It’s Hard. Getting better at how…
Project Management Tips
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29 One-Sentence Project Management Tips to PM like a Pro

Be the Best PM You Can For everyday people like you and me, not those with the title of Project…
Team Building Skills Tips
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Team Building Exercises: Getting to Know Each Other Better

Team building Exercises…Eyes Rolling… As people think back to being outside in the fresh air and mad to have ‘fun’,…
Leadership Skills Tips
Yellow Paper Ship Ahead Of Blue Ones Leadership Concept

The Future of Leadership: What Does it Look Like?

What Does The Future of Leadership Look Like? Passionate, talented, hard-working, and unconventional people have always been at the forefront…
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