Cultural Diversity In The Workplace: Supporting Colleagues During Ramadan

As more companies develop global teams, cultural diversity in the workplace is becoming more common. To build an inclusive and supportive work environment, it’s important to consider different traditions and holidays celebrated by team members. March 23rd, 2023 marks the beginning of Ramadan – a month-long holy period celebrated by Muslims around the world. During…

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Why Micromanaging Employees Doesn’t Work

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As a manager, it can be tempting to want to keep a close eye on your team’s progress to ensure everything is running smoothly. In fact, team management is likely part of your job description. There’s a fine line between supporting your team in their roles and micromanaging employees. Crossing the line can negatively impact…

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Why Intentional Feedback At Work Is So Important

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Feedback is an essential aspect of any workplace. Though it can sometimes be daunting, it allows employees to understand their strengths, and capabilities, as well as areas for improvement. It also helps managers identify issues and make informed decisions about the direction of company projects and initiatives. However, for feedback at work to truly be…

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How to Build & Manage A Successful Global Team

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More companies are building global teams (i.e., one that crosses international and/or continental borders). The benefits of having a global team include local market knowledge, around-the-clock operations, creativity and innovation, and diversity in your talent pool, among others. Despite the benefits, successfully building and managing a geographically dispersed team requires intentional and planned efforts. For…

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