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Reversing the Teacher Dropout Problem

Retain more of your staff by understanding their needs and helping them succeed.

By Jon Andes

Each year, about a half million teachers are hired. School systems spend significant amounts of resources, in both time and money, to recruit, hire, and induct new teachers. 788 more words

Education

Skip Your Low Performers When Starting Performance Appraisals

Whatever you call them, performance appraisals (or employee evaluations or annual reviews) are painful. But our high performers aren’t making these events strenuous; it’s our low performers that make us dread these conversations. 714 more words

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THE IMPORTANCE OF NUDGING

THE IMPORTANCE OF NUDGING

I find there are an infinite number of possibilities in our individual and collective lives.  Some are tangible—events, occurrences, projects, acquisition of material things.  937 more words

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The 101 on giving criticism

The 101 on giving criticism
Managers don’t like to dish out negative feedback, but when it’s necessary, separate it from positive feedback and do so with an idea of what you’d like to see change, writes Sarah Green, who summarizes years of Harvard Business Review advice. 27 more words

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THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH OF MY LIFE

THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH

I get lessons in life from some unusual places.  Throughout my career, I have observed the wisdom of the 1955 film, The Seven-Year Itch… 521 more words

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AN OMINOUS BEGINNING TO A NEW ASSIGNMENT (Step 3 in My Career as a Crisis Manager)

After becoming plant manager and leading the turnaround of an all-but-dead gear manufacturing plant at home in Indiana, I was hired to manage a startup of a plastics plant in the same area. 1,036 more words

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