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How to deal with politics in the workplace

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Man, said Aristotle, is a political animal. It’s no surprise, then, that politics are seeping into all sorts of discourse—including those in the workplace.

Time to junk the performance review

- Analysis
The words “performance review” tend to evoke a visceral groan from supervisors and employees alike.

Portrait of a family business

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Family-run businesses have their own peculiar problems. Yes, there are family members who are incompetent and are there only because they can’t get a job anywhere else. No matter how bad they may be, they are usually not fired.

Why employees quit their managers

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I thought this article from Buzzfeed would be amusing, but it wasn’t. It was extremely sad.

Red flags in job interviews

- Analysis
If you don’t have any hilarious job interview stories, you just haven’t been in the workforce.

The $423,000 management tip

- Analysis
The story goes back to the early twentieth century, when Charles M. Schwab, head of the gigantic Bethlehem Steel Company asked productivity consultant Ivy Lee for a way to get more things done.

Be a better business partner

- Analysis
The produce industry is a people business built on trust, but here are two business practices that can get you to where you want to be.

Of microaggression and heart attacks

- Analysis
Fairness may be more crucial to your bottom line than you think.