Author Archives: Columbia Books, LLC

What to Say to a Procrastinator

Communicate directly with employees who drag their feet. Continue reading

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Assign Homework Before Meetings

Encourage meeting attendees to speak up. Continue reading

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Make “Face time” Pay Off

If you don’t already hold weekly one-on-one meetings with your team members, you’re missing out on an opportunity to engage with them and to keep them engaged. Continue reading

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Quick tip: Delegate Tasks You Struggle With

Quick tip: Delegate Tasks You Struggle With Continue reading

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Create a Sense of Urgency

When you can’t afford to miss an opportunity or need to avoid a big mistake, create a sense of urgency to prompt your employees and coworkers to act now. Continue reading

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Six Business Lessons I Learned From My Father

This is a guest post by J.D. “Jamey” Power IV, former senior executive at J.D. Power and Associates. When my father, Dave Power, founded J.D. Power and Associates in 1968, he was already in his late thirties with enough education … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Sanity? Five Simple Ways to Deal with Feeling Crazed

Everybody is overwhelmed and nobody is afraid to talk about it. Historically speaking, we are more sophisticated than ever emotionally; we are highly aware of what we feel, and we can talk about it. Continue reading

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Great Online Resource for Remote Workers

Great Online Resource for Remote Workers Continue reading

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Keys to Asking Good Questions

During meetings, the leader’s job is to draw out teammates, clarify confusion and direct the conversation without dominating it Continue reading

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Establish a long-term career plan

To create long-term success, all you will need is a pen, some paper and time to plan. Continue reading

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