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How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players
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How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players

The suck-up. The gossip. The underachiever. Every office has one or all of these types. Here are ways to turn them around.
Andre Lavoie
4 Answers You Need Before Firing Your Problem Employee
Problem Employees

4 Answers You Need Before Firing Your Problem Employee

It's baffling why promising people undercut their success by exasperating their teammates.
Heather R. Huhman
The 8 Characteristics of Healthy Confrontation
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The 8 Characteristics of Healthy Confrontation

A focus on the issue, not the individual, is crucial.
Garrett Gunderson
7 Steps for Getting the Chronically Late Employee to Be Punctual
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7 Steps for Getting the Chronically Late Employee to Be Punctual

When a team member is making a habit of being tardy, take action before it really is a habit.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Who Really Owns Your Business?
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Who Really Owns Your Business?

Don't give away control of your business by excessive tolerance of problem employees, vendors or clients.
Dixie Gillaspie
Managing the Unmanageable: The 6 Most Common Types of Difficult Employees
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Managing the Unmanageable: The 6 Most Common Types of Difficult Employees

You've met these people as co-workers. But now that you're in charge, what do you do about them?
Beth Miller
How to Work With a Narcissist
Psychology

How to Work With a Narcissist

Tips and tricks for managing relationships with a less-than-ideal personality type.
Rebekah Iliff
Future-Proof Your Career in 2015
Careers

Future-Proof Your Career in 2015

If this year has left you feeling uncertain about your future, then it's time go on the offensive. Find out how.
Jesse Sostrin
4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working
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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working

American companies spend more than $750 billion paying people for work they're not doing. Use these four easy strategies to improve productivity.
Dan S. Kennedy
Chill Out With These 7 Office Relaxation Tips
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Chill Out With These 7 Office Relaxation Tips

Effective workplaces are all about enhanced productivity but, hey, breathing should be part of the mix.
Kate Swoboda
What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace
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What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.
Paul White
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
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11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.
John Rampton
Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Go to Work High, Study Finds
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Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Go to Work High, Study Finds

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel's recent comments about marijuana use at Twitter underscore a more widespread problem.
Kate Rogers
5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace
Employees

5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

It's just like obscenity. You can recognize jerks but the definition is hard to put into words. It's even harder to keep them out of your business.
Peter S. Cohan