How Job Descriptions Can Promote Engagement

HR consultants in Lansing Michigan having a team meeting.

Managers often struggle with how to effectively empower team members.  How do we balance our responsibility of oversight with the autonomy that leads to engagement? The first step in answering that question may lie in the humble job description. The business world has a love-hate relationship with job descriptions, as demonstrated by the praise and…

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How to Lead Your Team to More New Ideas

An HR consultant in Lansing Michigan leading a team meeting.

We’ve all heard the saying, if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Moving forward requires change and change requires you to do things differently. Many teams struggle with moving beyond the status quo. By engaging your entire team in exploring options, you’ll increase the odds that they commit to the resulting changes. This makes…

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7 Simple Habits to Boost Creativity

Have you ever wrestled with a problem longer than you would have liked, only to come up with a solution that was barely adequate and definitely not worth the time spent? Have you ever felt like you’re just doing the same thing day in and day out without any new ideas about how to improve…

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How to Lead Your Team to More New Ideas

We’ve all heard the saying, if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Moving forward requires change and change requires you to do things differently. Many teams struggle with moving beyond the status quo. By engaging your entire team in exploring options, you’ll increase the odds that they commit to the resulting changes. This makes…

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