7 Things Your Rock-Star Employees Want to Hear You Say

Not every high-performer is looking to be promoted. And that’s fine. You need rock stars in every role. But every high-performer is human and longs for appreciation, connection, and wants to be heard. It’s so easy to direct our attention to the folks who need our help the most. Be sure to pay attention to your top 20% as well.

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Forget Time Management. Try This Instead.

Let’s face it: How many of us really want to be the passenger on an airplane with an exhausted, pilot at the helm? When you’re in a leadership role, managing your own energy is vital to your ability to impact and influence others.
We are busy.

In fact, we’re busier than we’ve ever been.

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How an “Off-Kilter” Day Still Turned Out Okay

It was a Monday. The day of the week I typically plan to be a high productivity day to power through client and personal responsibilities. However, this one was not starting out that way.

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Workplace Culture

There is something important to consider when selecting a job, key to remaining happy in a job, and part of many decisions to stay or leave a job. I am, of course, talking about workplace culture.

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3 Ways to Become Financially Fit

If you apply for a job and you get that job, that company can only guarantee you today’s wages. But, if you create your own job, you can guarantee whatever wage you want for yourself.

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How to Improve the Emerging Culture of Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment can range from persistent offensive sexual jokes to inappropriate touching to posting offensive material in the workplace. Sexual harassment at work is a significant issue and can happen to both women and men.

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Police Retirement: Set a Date

Police Retirement: Set a Date JOHN ELDRIDGE   Author of award-winning book Second Careers for Street Cops. Just do it. Pick a date when you’re going to retire from policing. Now look, you don’t have to panic about the date. It’s not like you’re leaving tomorrow. Just...

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Dress for Success Leads to Success

Dressing for Success Leads to Success The popular phrase, “dress for success,” is especially applicable for those striving for a career in government. Looking professional goes beyond the clothes you wear, it shows dedication and respect for both your career and those...

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A Very Special Flock

Many years ago, my wife and I moved into a new community.  On the very day we were unloading our household items our new neighbors came over to introduce themselves.  Our visitors included a wonderful family, Scott and Mary and their children, just two houses...

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Football and Faith

Careers in Government likes when this article has a link to the month in which it is published. Valentine’s Day was suggested as a possible thread with which to weave but I have opted for a February event a little less obvious, but perhaps even more loved! An event...

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