Tag Archives: Knowledge Flow

Why Sandwich Approach Undermines Your Feedback

A “sandwich approach” for giving negative feedback to direct reports is a common method in which the negative feedback is sandwiched between two pieces of positive feedback. But this sandwich approach may be undermining both your feedback and your relationship with your direct reports. First, let’s look at why leaders use this approach and why

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Giving Effective Feedback When Short on Time

Virtually all of the young executives want to be good managers and mentors; they just don’t have the time — or so they believe. It’s not easy to help your employees develop as you take advantage of every business opportunity. But you can make coaching easier on yourself, in part, by giving feedback efficiently. Once

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If Work Is Digital, Why Do We Still Go to the Office?

“Distance will die,” or so predicted British economist Frances Cairncross, along with a host of social and media theorists, following the spread of the internet in the 1990s. So, why go to work when work can come to you? Especially, when instantaneous communication with everyone else on the planet could soon render traditional offices obsolete.

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What is Employee Advocacy and how to use it for your brand

It is no longer just about good adverts, better promotion techniques, and passive communication with your consumers. The buzzword in the market is Consumer Engagement. The “Engagement Economy” signifies a strong change in the way marketers connect with their customers. The emphasis is on providing a customized and true experience that stems from conviction and

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4 Habits to acquire for Learning New Skills

Every year, around this time, there’s a burst of new sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Unfortunately, the initial commitment to learning often fizzles out. Those who give up miss out on reported career benefits, such as doing their current job more effectively or finding a new one. Below listed are four crucial habits that can

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IT Investment & Innovation- Part 6

As has been emphasized in our previous posts, it is imperative for firms to achieve balanced innovation in order to be successful. Here is our 6th blog post in the series- IT Investment & Innovation, a part of our Knowledge Exchange Initiative series (Read the entire series here). The study conducted by Actuate Business Consulting

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