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The Performance Enhancing Podcast E1: Goal Setting [PODCAST]

FOT Note – Welcome to “The Performance Enhancing Podcast,” a new monthly podcast series we’re kicking off in conjunction with the good folks at Halogen Software. All we talk about on this podcast are topics… Get the Rest

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POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME: Setting Developmental Goals

To get everything done in the next year, you're going to need your people to perform at a high level. You also know that the people who report

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Why the Tony Robbins “You Can Be Great” Employee Goal-Setting Approach is BS

FOT Note: This Rant is brought to you by the good folks at Halogen Software, who like us enough to be an annual sponsor at FOT for all

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FOT 2015 Resolutions

Happy NYE, FOT Nation! It's hard to believe it's been a year since we laid out our resolutions for 2014. Some of the following 2015 resolutions are not so

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Can You Be A MVP On An Underperforming Team?

This time of year is my absolute favorite. It’s a time for gathering with family and friends, reflecting on the past year and making commitments to be better

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10 Things To Do At Work on Christmas EVE EVE and Christmas EVE

If you're reading this, you're probably at work on this fine Christmas Eve Eve. That sucks, even if you don't celebrate Christmas. Regardless of your religion (or lack

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Ladies, Bring Your Diet Pills: SHRM15 and Dr. Oz

Every year, the Society for Human Resource Management has an annual conference. They choose speakers who have something to say about work, money, power, and politics. One year, SHRM invited Condoleezza

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Holiday Giving For Employees – It’s Not That Simple

I have two kids... actually they are no longer kids but young adults---21 and 23. When they were 6 and 4, buying them gifts for Christmas was easy.

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5 Things To Do At The Office On Black Friday

Last year I wrote a post over at The Project called the 5 Things To Do at Work the Day after Thanksgiving.  It's solid, a bit boring for

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Christmas Grind.

It’s the first official day of my Thanksgiving PTO, and my husband and I are in his satellite office down in South Florida so he can grind out