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HR Tips to Manage Suspicious FMLA Leave

One most-challenging issues facing employers is the fishy use of leave by employees under protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA has been costly to businesses. It has led to productivity issues and disruptions in scheduling and expenses. Here’s what you can do.

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Shy in Networking? Here Are 4 Tips that Will Work for You

Good news if crowds make you nervous: The advantage in networking goes to introverts instead of extroverts. “What? you ask. “Introverts have an advantage in networking at social events?” That’s right. As an introvert, you have advantages in networking and also advantages... [Read more...]

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Management: Coach Your Employees to Better Performance

In talent management, coaching, counseling and giving feedback is of utmost importance. But it’s a difficult challenge if you don’t have a coaching culture. When managers become coaches, you get a higher-performing workforce. You will have replaced mediocrity with strong... [Read more...]

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HR: Avoid Bias in Evaluating Top Employees Who Backslide

Management of employees can be the most challenging with rollercoaster emotions. That’s especially true in employee terminations. Employee terminations are the most stressful and legally treacherous events for any human resources professional or manager. Naturally, if you... [Read more...]

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Storytelling: Motivate Customers to Brag about Your Company

  More and more in marketing, you hear buzz phrases about storytelling – advising you about the concept of telling your story. It’s good advice. Your best opportunity in marketing messages is to inspire your customers to write testimonials about their positive experience... [Read more...]

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Key Strategies for Best Holiday Sales on Amazon

Naturally, just like all your other holiday sales, Amazon has become increasingly important for retailers in e-commerce. For instance, Cyber Week – the week prior to Thanksgiving – will account for a major portion of your Q4 sales as Black Friday and Cyber Monday follow... [Read more...]

Planning

To Stay Stress-Free after Your Vacation, Copy a Dog’s Mindset

Have you ever noticed how dogs behave? They stay in the moment and never seem unhappy. We can learn from dogs to stay stress-free after a vacation.

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Marketing / Sales

Shy in Networking? Here Are 4 Tips that Will Work for You

Good news if crowds make you nervous: The advantage in networking goes to introverts instead of extroverts. That’s right. As an introvert, you have advantages in networking and also advantages in becoming a leader. Here’s why and how.

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Wall Street

Warren Buffett Still Supports Wells Fargo Despite Scandals

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett thinks Wells Fargo is a good investment even after the bank’s scandal history. He explains why.

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Operations

7 Management Tips – Communication with Difficult Employees

Multiple problems including loss of profit result from ineffectively dealing with difficult employees. Here are seven Biz Coach tips.

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Finance

Finance: Zero-Based Budgeting Aligns Resources with Priorities

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is no longer just your average budgeting technique. ZBB means all expenses must justified for all functions and analyzed for company needs and costs. Here’s how to convert to ZBB.

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Human Resources

HR Tips to Manage Suspicious FMLA Leave

One most-challenging issues facing employers is the fishy use of leave by employees under protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA has been costly to businesses. It has led to productivity issues and disruptions in scheduling and expenses. Here’s what you can do.

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Tech

Key Strategies for Best Holiday Sales on Amazon

For top holiday sales on Amazon, due diligence is imperative to maximize your sales while also positioning your business for success in the future. Here are the key strategies.

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Public Policy

Artificial Intelligence: U.S. Lags Behind in Educating Students – Study

America’s educators rank just ninth among all nations in terms of preparing students for the real world of automation, according to a study released by a research group associated with The Economist magazine. Here are some solutions.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.