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Cultivating Positive Relationships Empowerment Techniques

How to cut down backstabbing in the workplace

Workplace backstabbing is a virulent affliction. It destroys productivity, creates employee strife and damages the bottom line. As with disease, prevention is the best medicine. Hire people by using objective, scientific assessments of personality, behavior and attitudes. Conduct regular, periodic workplace reviews to identify — and treat — early warning signs. And if a problem […]

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Customer Service Empowerment Techniques Leverage

Circumvent customer service to get real customer support

As major companies attempt to rein in expenses, small businesses and consumers often encounter a tightly woven customer service loop seemingly designed to deflect and deter, rather than resolve customer issues. To get action, it’s becoming ever more important to think outside that loop. When you need more than a routine response, reach up, out […]