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The Galatea Effect: How to Cultivate Employee-Driven Development

We wrote last week about the Pygmalion and Galatea effects and their role in the workplace. Harnessing them can enable transformative changes in your organization for a relatively low investment—it…

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The Pygmalion-Galatea Tango: Driving Performance from Employee and Supervisor Expectations

One of the most famous people in business history, Henry Ford, once said about expectations: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Over the last…

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Development Plans: Employee-Driven vs. Supervisor-Driven

Central to the goal of employee growth is the development plan. After all, growth is accomplished more efficiently when tackled in a systematic, professional fashion. But who should steer the…

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Job Growth In Clean Energy Is Essential At Home And Abroad

There are numerous reasons why economies around the world, particularly the U.S., are interested in investing more in renewable energy. Due to global climate change, storm systems have become more…

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Why Meetings Are So Painful, and How You Can Turn Them Around

Meetings are a common fixture of the corporate world. Businesses thrive on communication, and meetings are the best way to disseminate information to a large group of employees. With businesses…

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How Companies Can Handle Potentially Difficult Hires

When it comes to the hiring process, HR departments tend to keep things as standardized as possible. The need to recruit, interview, hire and on-board a high number of employees…

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