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Identifying the Root Cause of Poor Performance

This article about employee performance was orginially published in September 2015 and has been updated as of December 2016 to reflect newer ...
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How to Model Your Ideal Candidate Profile After High-Performers

You may have heard about the benefits of high-performers. You may have heard, for example, how they can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer. Then you realize your ideal candidate profile probably won’t attract the high-performers you’re looking for. You want a “hard worker? A “team player?” So does everyone else. If you want to model your ideal candidate profile to attract high-performers, you have to be more specific. Look for candidates who’ll be satisfied on the job, hold themselves accountable, and not be afraid of failure.
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New Corporate Culture: Is There a Better Way?

    There seem to be a lot of ancient corporate ideas hanging around the workplace. Some leaders are clinging on to tradition for dear life, while others are tossing it all out and determining a new plan. Instead of doing something because that’s the way it’s always been done, what about innovating, evolving, striking a balance and getting comfortable… I’ll explain that part later.
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Meetings: The Duct Tape of Workplace Communication

A survey revealed that 67% of meetings are considered by executives to be a failure. Meetings are intended as a productivity booster, a coming together to accomplish objectives, a “let’s get on the same page” gathering. So why are they considered the black hole of time in just about every workplace?
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You’re Micromanaging Your Team Right Into the Ground

  We all know that stress can cause an array of health problems, decrease productivity at work and stifle employee engagement. Just about every negative effect that stress at work produces, translates to an impact on the success of the organization, and micromanagement is a bigger culprit than you might think.
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How Goal Transparency Improves Productivity

  Of the hundreds of tools and techniques used by leaders to improve the productivity of their workforce, here at ClearCompany we have found that goal transparency has proven to be extremely effective. We also love proving results with metrics and analytics, because numbers don’t lie. Goal transparency delivers those production numbers time after time, and here’s how.  
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From Short-Order Cook to Chef: Talent Alignment Gets You There

  No, we’re not talking about restaurant staff recruitment best practices; that’s a totally different post. We want to talk about how the right management and software can transform a reactive organization into a strategic and proactive one. 
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