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Build a Culture of Accountability: A 4-Step Strategy for L&D

Build a Culture of Accountability: A 4-Step Strategy for L&D

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“I am accountable” is a statement many people make with satisfaction, pride, and a sense of strength and accomplishment. It’s also one that many learning professionals would like to hear more often in their organizations.
This post outlines accountability's many benefits (to individuals and organizations) and presents L&D with a 4-step strategy for building accountability organization-wide.

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accountability-small

“I am accountable” is a statement many people make with satisfaction, pride, and a sense of strength and accomplishment. It’s also one that many learning professionals would like to hear more often in their organizations.
This post outlines accountability's many benefits (to individuals and organizations) and presents L&D with a 4-step strategy for building accountability organization-wide.

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The 5 Conflict Management Styles: Which One Are You? [Quiz]

conflict quiz thumb 2Conflict is inevitable—which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Without conflict, there would be no diversity of thought, no pushing the boundaries, no intellectual debates. We are built to overcome adversity, hopefully gaining strength and a new sense of perspective in the process. However, it’s important to approach conflict constructively to achieve optimal results for all parties involved.

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How to Build and Maintain High-Performance Teamwork

teamwork-thumbMuch employee time is spent working in teams. Organizations have a lot riding on the degree to which teams achieve their goals.  Finding ways to optimize team performance benefits everyone.

This article and infographic reveal 7 characteristics of high-performing teams. Managers receive insights into how each one can be developed and maintained.

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11 Workplace Behavior-Changing Tips for the New Year

info-thumb2New Year, New You! With bellies full and spirits high, we ride into the new year on a wave of optimism. It’s a time for new beginnings, clean slates, and finally purchasing that gym membership that’s been sitting in your Groupon cart. In 2018, we at Media Partners strive to become better versions of ourselves at work-- starting with the way we think. From challenging our “Rebuttal Brain” to something as simple as sharing a smile, we’ve identified 11 Success Behaviors for the New Year.

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Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: How to Tame a Toxic Co-Worker

WWYIKM blogUtilize these three “unhooking” steps for conflict resolution in the workplace in order to resolve problems with toxic co-workers.

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Empowerment in the Workplace: Encouraging Talent, Energy & Commitment

Workteam_blogEmpowerment is a natural byproduct when organizations make an effort to inspire the talent, energy and commitment of all employees.

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How to Terminate an Employee for Poor Performance

termination_blogHow to terminate an employee is a great tool to help managers prepare for these difficult situations.

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Manager Moments: How to Conduct a Job Interview

It’s important that you know how to conduct a job interview properly, in a way that minimizes your bias and accurately predicts the candidate’s attitude.

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Exploring Everyday Ethics in the Workplace

ethics2-thumbnailTeach employees to recognize “sticky” situations at work, and respond in a way that preserves their ethical integrity, and that of the organization.

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How to Provide Regular Supervisory Feedback to Improve Employee Performance

Supervisor Feedback ThumbHere are some tips for making regular, informal employee coaching meetings as productive and positive as possible.

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