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The Best Books to 10x Your Thinking -- and Your Bottom Line

The Best Books to 10x Your Thinking -- and Your Bottom Line

In this issue: -Beach Reads to 10x Your Thinking – and Your Bottom Line -Cool Ideas to Keep Your Team Positive and Productive This Summer
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Todd, are you ready to restart?

Todd, are you ready to restart?

In this issue: -Get in Gear: Talent Strategies to Kickstart Your Company's Growth
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How Strong Are Your Managers?

How Strong Are Your Managers?

In this issue: -14 Metrics to Gauge Performance -How Senior Leaders Should Spend Their Time
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The REAL key to success...

The REAL key to success...

In this issue: -Forget IQ and EQ, the REAL Key to Success is AQ -Antidotes to Overwork: A Leader's Guide
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Are you ready for battle?

Are you ready for battle?

In this issue:

-The Modern Leader: Skills for Success in 2020 and Beyond

-Stay Interviews: An Essential Tool for Winning ‘the War to Keep Your Employees’
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Where are your employees?

Where are your employees?

In this issue: -Making Remote Work, Work: How to Build and Lead High-Performance Dispersed Work Teams
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Time to go?

Time to go?

In this issue: -Is It Time for That Boss to Go? -Practical Ways to Make Employees' Work Meaningful -High Stakes: A Leader's Guide to Decision Making Success
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This is

This is "perfect" for you!

In this issue: -Is the Pursuit of Perfection Helping or Harming Your Business? -When the Perfect Candidate Doesn't Exist, Hire This Person
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The stakes are high! Are you making the right decisions?

The stakes are high! Are you making the right decisions?

In this issue: -How Great Leaders Make Perfect Decisions With Imperfect Data
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Todd, is your culture losing you money?

Todd, is your culture losing you money?

In this issue: -Leadership Principles to Build a Profitable Company Culture -Should You Fight for Them? Pros and Cons of the Counteroffer
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Todd, how's your bottom line?

Todd, how's your bottom line?

In this issue: -Culture and Your Bottom Line: Connecting the Financial Dots -HR ROI: Maximizing the Return on Your Human Capital Investment
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Essential HR Metrics, and how you can improve them!

Essential HR Metrics, and how you can improve them!

In this issue: -[ebook] Talent ROI: Essential HR Metrics (and how you can improve them!)
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Is there an upside to turnover?

Is there an upside to turnover?

In this issue: -An Upside to Turnover? -Is That Employee Ready to Lead?
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How's your bottom line?

How's your bottom line?

In this issue: -Employee Retention and Your Bottom Line -Are You an Innie or an Outie? -Big Ideas for Beating the Retention Crisis
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Where is everyone going?

Where is everyone going?

In this issue: -[eBook] Big Ideas for Beating the Retention Crisis
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These Job

These Job "Attraction Factors" Improve Recruiting Effectiveness

-These Job "Attraction Factors" Improve Recruiting Effectiveness -Shocking Workplace Statistics That Impact Your Bottom Line
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Are your employees ready to jump ship?

Are your employees ready to jump ship?

In this issue: -"Switch-Worthy": Perks & Benefits Employees Would Jump Ship For -You Can't Fake Appreciation
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Are you Paris or Siberia?

Are you Paris or Siberia?

Want top talent to be as attracted to your organization as tourists are to Florence, Prague and Paris? Here's how to build a "destination workplace" -- and win the war for the best direct hires, temps and contractors.
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Are you ready to kick a$$?

Are you ready to kick a$$?

There are three months left in 2018 - are you primed to make the most of them? Here's what you should be doing now to finish Q4 strong - and create momentum to make next year your best yet.
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Are your employees just average?

Are your employees just average?

Average employees comprise 60% of the workforce. With these strategies, you can tap the potential of middle performers - and dramatically improve your organization's performance.
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The Robots Are Coming!

The Robots Are Coming!

AI and machine learning. RPA, cobots and autonomous vehicles. Technology is disrupting entire industries and causing tectonic shifts in how work gets done. With McKinsey & Co. predicting that 45 percent of today's jobs will be automated out of existence within 20 years, what will your future workforce look like -- and how should you prepare?
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Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

You work extremely hard, under intense pressure, to deliver on your objectives. But in the process, could you unwittingly sabotage your employees' success? Use these best practices to lead effectively -- without being a you-know-what.
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Dr. John Sullivan:

Dr. John Sullivan: "Spend more!"

While profitability is undeniably important, HR and business thought-leader Dr. John Sullivan explains why excessive cost-cutting damages recruiting results.
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Third-party sexual harassment - What you need to know

Third-party sexual harassment - What you need to know

Customers are your organization’s lifeblood. But what happens when your employee claims they’ve been harassed by a major client? Here’s what you need to know about third-party sexual harassment -- and how you can protect your organization.
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Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Happy employees do more than smile; they're more productive, loyal, creative -- and even close more sales. Check out these statistics, and find out what you can do to foster greater happiness -- and build a healthier bottom line.
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Skunks...your key to innovation

Skunks...your key to innovation

A skunk works effort is about boldly challenging the status quo. Flipping power dynamics. And disrupting your industry. Here's how world-class organizations are creating serious competitive advantages with skunk works -- and how you can do the same.
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Is Remote Work Ruining Your Workforce?

Is Remote Work Ruining Your Workforce?

Heavy hitters like IBM, Bank of America and Aetna are curtailing remote work for one simple reason: It's an innovation-killer. Is it time for your company to bring the remote-work flock in?
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Important legal issues to watch in 2018

Important legal issues to watch in 2018

Pay-related employment laws are changing -- rapidly. What laws will impact your organization -- and how should you prepare for the year ahead?
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Todd, your competition is way ahead!

Todd, your competition is way ahead!

Your competition is already planning for next year. What about you? Here's how to make the most of the remaining months, and create momentum to make next year your best yet.
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Todd, we've got a big idea for you!

Todd, we've got a big idea for you!

Drive profits, innovation, performance, retention and more -- by getting your entire staff to think more strategically. Here's how.
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Time for a revolution!

Time for a revolution!

Change is inevitable. Will your business cause it -- or play catch-up? Take the lead. Revolutionize your industry with these disruptive (and highly profitable) practices.
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Could unlimited vacation be a boost to productivity?

Could unlimited vacation be a boost to productivity?

The concept sounds pretty generous: give your employees as much time off as they want. But is it a smart policy for your business, or could the practice backfire? And when it comes to exceptional leadership, the rules have changed. Dramatically. Do you have these essential skills for leading in the modern workplace?
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I wanted to share this...

I wanted to share this...

Video conferencing. Virtual collaboration. Is it worth it? Or are those remote employees just taking your business for a ride -- or worse yet -- driving it into the ground? Plus, if you're feeling tired and overwhelmed we have some tips that just might help.
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How to 10x your business!

How to 10x your business!

"Moving the needle" is no longer enough. Here's how to build the right culture, processes and team to go from "better" to "truly revolutionary" in your industry.
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Don't be a dictator...be an influencer

Don't be a dictator...be an influencer

In today's flatter, team-based and dynamic organizations, influence matters more than ever. Here's how to drive performance and build loyalty -- without being a dictator. Plus, what can you do to cultivate an environment that inspires employees and gives them hope that good things will come from their work? Here are three steps to creating a more optimistic culture.
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Here’s how Trump's plans will affect you and your employees

Here’s how Trump's plans will affect you and your employees

With our new president well into his first 100 days, here's how his plans will likely impact you and your employees. Plus, unleash untapped mental power (you know it's in there) with these surprisingly simple tricks.
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Your glass is leaking!

Your glass is leaking!

People with a "glass half empty and leaking" perspective aren't negative or pessimistic -- they're forward-thinkers who question the status quo. Ferret out new problems to solve. And can turn your organization into a serial innovation firm. Dr. John Sullivan explains how to identify, hire and equip them to thrive.
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Will 2017 be a boom or a bust?

Will 2017 be a boom or a bust?

Finish the year strong! With just a few weeks left, use these ideas to make your business more focused, efficient and profitable in the year ahead.
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Are the robots taking over HR?

Are the robots taking over HR?

Innovation is dramatically reducing the cost of artificial intelligence -- and organizations are leveraging it in areas like accounting, HR and marketing. Where's the tipping point for your organization? Plus, why – and how – to be more thankful.
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How competitive are your compensation packages?

How competitive are your compensation packages?

Job creation and candidate shortages are on the rise, too. If you’re serious about attracting -- and keeping -- top talent, it may be time to take a hard look at your compensation strategies. Plus, we'll share how to build trust in your organization -- and keep from losing it.
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Your competitors are doing it better!

Your competitors are doing it better!

Growing your team? Do it smarter! Use these hot recruiting trends to beat the competition -- and hire better talent. Plus, here are five signs you may be a tech addict -- and how to develop a healthier relationship with those devices you can't seem to live without.
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What do you and a rubber ball have in common?

What do you and a rubber ball have in common?

Maybe rubber balls don't make great leaders -- but they do have one essential characteristic in common. Find out what it is, and how it can make you a remarkable manager (and a happier one, to boot!). Lightbulbs as wireless hotspots -- and 100x faster? Electromagnetic waves that make big objects disappear? This stuff is intense. Game-changing. And it's HERE!
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Are you killing your company?

Are you killing your company?

If employees hit their goals, does it really matter how they get there? Here's why "results-based leadership" can be risky business -- and what you should be doing to achieve the outcomes you want. And, discover the link among caffeine, personality type and optimal performance levels.
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eBook: 4 Critical Strategies for 2016

eBook: 4 Critical Strategies for 2016

Globalization. Product launches. Market expansion. R&D. Productivity improvements. Cost containment. No matter what strategic goals your organization has set for 2016, one thing is certain: you’ll need great people to achieve them! Get your team to stop talking about workforce challenges -- and start finding, keeping and developing the talent you need.
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Leadership fail!

Leadership fail!

Is emotional intelligence really critical to your business' success? If you want better leadership, double-digit market share growth, and 87 percent lower turnover, absolutely. Find out where even really smart companies fail.
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Are you I-9 compliant?

Are you I-9 compliant?

"ICE" is turning up the heat -- and conducting more than 50 inspections EVERY WEEK. In this article, you'll learn practical tips for staying compliant, spotting and correcting I-9 errors, preparing for an audit -- and avoiding hefty fines. Plus, take charge of your day -- and carve out a few more minutes of "me time" -- with these personal productivity tips.
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Medical Marijuana and Employment Policy -- Get the  Facts

Medical Marijuana and Employment Policy -- Get the Facts

Are your A-level candidates getting trapped in a digital "black hole"? The Wall Street Journal thinks so. If your company is like most, the best candidates may never actually make it into your office. Here's how to ensure they do. Plus, state and local legislation is undergoing sweeping change related to medical marijuana, but what does it all mean for your business?
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Keep It Simple Stupid - The KISS Method at work

Keep It Simple Stupid - The KISS Method at work

Information overload. 24/7 workdays. Increasingly complex technology, processes and operating environments. It's no wonder your employees are overwhelmed! Learn practical strategies for simplifying your workplace -- and getting better results from your team in this month's featured article. Plus, Linda Sasser shares five actions to keep your high performers happy, dedicated and working hard for you.
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How big is your generational gap?

How big is your generational gap?

In this issue:

-The Great Divide: Leading, Motivating and Retaining a Multigenerational Workforce

-Cringing at the Keyboard?

-Become a Fearless Leader
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Employee Turnover: Is it eating up your profits?

Employee Turnover: Is it eating up your profits?

In this issue:

-Stop Profit Sabotage!

-Quirky. Nerdy. Kitschy.

-Fight Turnover by Developing Your Best Employees
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2015 ACA Changes

2015 ACA Changes

In this issue:

- 2015 ACA Changes: Are you on top of your game?

- Read any Good Books Lately?

- Get Your Team Moving (and Get a Little Wacky)

- Big OSHA Changes for 2015
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It's time to delegate

It's time to delegate

In this issue:

-The Delegation Rationalization

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Delegation: An Essential Leadership Skill

-Stat of the Month: 3 Terrible Excuses for Not Delegating More of Your Work

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Slow down!

Slow down!

In this issue:

-Still Fighting Fires? 4 Fresh Approaches to Problem Solving

-Areyouafasttalker?

-Focus on the Problem -- Not the Solution

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Survey Results: 2014 Hiring Challenges

Survey Results: 2014 Hiring Challenges

In this issue:

-Tomorrow's Next Big Things

-What's Hot in Workforce Management?

-Embrace Bad News
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"You're fired" How to protect yourself from ex-employees

In this issue:

-Getting Away with It: What you can and can't do when firing

-Getting Unstuck: Moving Beyond a Stagnant Career

-Stat of the Month: Wrongful termination lawsuits are expensive to litigate -- really expensive.

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We need your opinion, Todd

We need your opinion, Todd

In this issue:

Hiring Challenges Survey

Conference Calls in Real Life

Why Leadership Development Efforts Fail
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For You (See Inside)

For You (See Inside)

In this issue:

-The Young & the Restless (talent management/development strategies for new managers)

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Be More than Mediocre
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Avoid the Visionary B.S.

Avoid the Visionary B.S.

In this issue:

-Are You Executing Company Vision--or Just Paying it Lip Service?

-"To-Do" Lists: Waste of Time or Productivity Boon?

-Stat of the Month

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Think for Yourself

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Have you been working too much?

Have you been working too much?

In this issue:

-Build Your Organization by Tearing it Down

-Burning the candle at both ends...the key to success?

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Reward Smart Failures

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Your employees are leaving!

Your employees are leaving!

In this issue:

-It's a Mutiny!

-Read Between the Lines

-Stat of the Month: Get Ready for the 2014 Talent Exodus

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Wandering Aimlessly?
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"Please make a decision"

In this issue:

-Want to drive profits in 2014? Start with HR

-Faster, Better Decision Making

-Stat of the Month

-Leadership Tip of the Month
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Thought leadership and recruiting

Thought leadership and recruiting

In this issue:

-Why Didn't I Think of That? Become a thought leader to brand yourself--and your company

-Financial Health--Put that Raise to Work for You

-Stat of the Month: Thinking is Hard Work

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What does the Healthcare Reform mean for you?

What does the Healthcare Reform mean for you?

In this issue:

-Obamacare and Your Contingent Staff

-The Value of Meaningful Work

-Stat of the Month: The IRS is Watching You
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Is IT taking over HR?

Is IT taking over HR?

In this issue:

-Is IT Taking Over HR?

-In Defense of the Vacation

-Stat of the Month: The Data Tsunami
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Cutting Costs | Supercharge Your Personal  Productivity | and more...

Cutting Costs | Supercharge Your Personal Productivity | and more...

In this issue:

-Cutting Costs with Staffing

-Do It Better & Faster: Supercharge Your Personal Productivity with These Tech Innovations

-Stat of the Month: The Flexibility Factor

-Leadership Tip of the Month: Being Vulnerable Can Actually Make You a Better Boss
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Your leadership style is dead!

Your leadership style is dead!

In this issue:

-The Death of Conventional Leadership

-Beat the Winter Blues

-Stat of the Month

-Staffing Paradox
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 Welcome to the new Strategies for Success!

Welcome to the new Strategies for Success!

In this issue:

-Action! How to Execute Your Strategic Plan in 2013

-2013's Top Tech Trends to Watch

-Stat of the Month

-Leadership Tip of the Month
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We Need to Talk

We Need to Talk

It’s Relationships 101. Don't treat your staffing firm like an afterthought. Or a place to turn to only when you're in a bind. If you only communicate with them when you need something, or at the last minute, you won't get the most out of your relationship.
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Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

It seems that reports of bullying are everywhere you turn lately. Stories of young teenagers being subjected to the behavior of bullies has ignited a national consciousness. But bullying isn't confined to schools and teenagers. It's also a major issue in today's workforce.
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Who hired

Who hired "THAT" guy?

Sometimes candidates look great on paper, or in the interview, but end up being a total bust. Weed out the "THAT guys" of the business world and make better hires by integrating personality tests into your hiring process.
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Sample Social Media Policy

Sample Social Media Policy

Does your company have an effective social media policy? Like it or not, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become essential business tools, and you need to set clear guidelines about what your employees can--and cannot--do. In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you the three specific topics your social media policy must cover.
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