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How to Manage Distracted Employees

By Dr. Marty Martin As all managers know, workday distractions are everywhere, stealing your employees’ precious time and productivity. Between new technologies that beg for people’s attention to the prevalence of shortened attention spans, everyone on your team has the opportunity to be more distracted today than in the past. Of course, being distracted at […]

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Three Mindset Changes that Can Enhance Your Career Trajectory

By Dr. Marty Martin Positioning yourself in the marketplace and staying relevant to potential employers involves much more than simply developing career specific skills and writing a great résumé. Your mindset and attitude play a large part in your professional success. In fact, there are three specific mental programming techniques that can make a huge […]

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To Drive Performance, Manage the Whole Employee

By Dr. Marty Martin The term “human resources management” is essential in business. But have you noticed that the majority of the literature about the topic focuses on the “resources” and the “management” aspects but barely addresses the “human” element? As a result, most managers see their employees as resources to be managed, and not […]

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To Stay Professionally Competitive, Invest in Cutting Edge Skills

By Dr. Marty Martin Today’s job market is changing at an incredibly fast pace. To stay competitive, to safeguard your career, and to ensure you can always find new work in the future, you need to be continually updating your knowledge and skills. Of course, for many people, going back to school to further their […]

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How to Position Yourself for Your Next Career Move

By Dr. Marty Martin Have you thoughtfully planned out your next career move? Most people have not. While they may have a vague idea of what their profession will look like in the future, they aren’t sure how to position themselves for optimum growth. But because the work world is changing so rapidly, planning your […]

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Three Keys for Adapting to Any Career Change

By Marty Martin Whether you work for yourself or are employed in an organization, one thing is for certain: at some point your career will change. It could be a gradual change, such as a job or industry slowly evolving or phasing out; or it could be a sudden change, such as the Board of […]

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Prepare for the Inevitable: The Four Cornerstones of Career Insurance

By Dr. Marty Martin There is more to job security than mastering job search skills. There are plenty of books about resume writing, networking, interviewing, and developing a LinkedIn profile. These job search skills are important, but not sufficient in an age when companies and even entire industries are undergoing radical changes. Career Insurance fills […]

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Ways to Manage High and Low Performers

By Dr. Marty Martin People who invest their money wisely spend more time focusing on the investments with the greatest chance of turning out to be winners.  Do you do the same when managing the performance of your employees?  If you are like most managers, sadly the answer is that you get caught up spending […]

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Solving Bullying in the Boardroom

By Dr. Marty Martin Imagine a CEO taking Imodium right before each board meeting and Tylenol after each meeting to soothe the frightening feeling of being terrorized by power-abusing board members routinely reminding the CEO, “You work at the pleasure of the board.”  And even if the CEO is resilient enough to withstand this piercing […]

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Taming Disruptive Behavior

By Dr. Marty Martin John, a seasoned manager, is growing weary of receiving 2-3 daily email complaints from his employees, the employees of another manager, and occasionally a customer. They are not ordinary complaints. John is not a customer service manager and does not interact with customers. Frustrated and battle-weary, John has to deal with […]