Honesty and Respect in the House of Commons or in the Common Team?

Here’s how the House of Commons could operate differently if we lived in never-never land.

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Have You Convicted Your Co-Worker of Being Nasty?

In a court of law, for some offenses there needs to be a clear intention to be found guilty of a crime. Yet in the ‘law of peers’ at work, people are often convicted of being angry, hurtful, rude without a trial. This is especially true with communication. How many times have you been in a vulnerable emotional space when reading an email or during a conversation and quickly leaped to the conclusion that the person did not have your best interests at heart or that they intended harm? Perhaps you decided they meant to be insulting, so maybe...

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Why Team Dynamics Training is Important

The cost of conflict from poor team dynamics can be high for an organization. Poor dynamics within your team can cause absenteeism, chronic sick time, and higher turnover rates. In turn, these problems can lead to decreased productivity and the increased costs associated with constant hiring.

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Let’s Keep the Ball Rolling this Summer

It is official, summer is really here! While we talk about spring fever, we don’t have a name for the challenges that can arise when the warm weather, beaches and outdoors call us during these summer months yet they often impact how we work. We all know that more vacation time is taken in the summer months and that projects and deliverables still need to happen; so here are a few tips on managing those projects and keeping that ball rolling forward: Ensure that time is taken to communicate all aspects of the current deliverables with all...

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Creating Great Teamwork Creates Sold Bottom-line Results at PEER Group

What happens when two engineers get together to create a work environment where they love to come to work every day? That is what founders Mike Kropp and Bob Harris have created at PEER Group Inc. Their vision in 1992 was to “love coming to work, love the people, and love our work”.

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