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Q. How can I give constructive criticism to an employee with a thin skin? She tends to get angry and aggrieved whenever I mention ways she can do her job better. It’s reached a point where I don’t bother.
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While we all go to lots of meetings (too many?), more and more people are spending more and more time in meetings using technology, rather than being face to face with everyone. And while meetings are still meetings and people are still people, virtual meetings are different. One of the biggest challenges with virtual meetings is keeping people engaged and participating. Having led many virtual meetings, I’ve found five things that can help make a difference to increase participation and engagement, and reduce distractions for meeting participants. Let me share them with you here.
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Q: “I seem to be experiencing an increase in responsibility without any change in title or pay. I work for a large healthcare company which is headquartered in another state. In addition to myself, our office includes a part-time assistant and a newly-hired employee. Although the new employee and I have the same title, our boss has made me the lead person in the office. He expects me to coordinate communications and ensure that everything runs smoothly. We will soon be hiring another person, making me responsible for three employees. This would seem to warrant a promotion, but I’m not sure how to broach the subject.” Hesitant
Doris Hart won three Wimbledon titles on one day in 1951: singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. But her greatest feat may have been competing in tennis at all.
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In 2000, Julio Linares became CEO of Spain’s dominant telecom company, Telefónica de España. With the company’s earnings and cash flow in a deep dive, he knew he needed to implement changes immediately.
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