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February 14, 2024

Your Team Can't Manage Itself

One of the most insidious pieces of advice in modern management is to "stay out of your employees' way" and "let them do their best work". The intention is to display trust in...
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January 03, 2024

The Seven Types of Management Challenges and How to Solve Them

Despite how unique your management challenges may seem, the common denominator is likely unstructured, low-substance, hit-or-miss communication. When things are going wrong in a...
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November 28, 2023

Four ways even good managers waste time

If you're a manager who feels you are spending so much of your time managing, yet inevitably end up firefighting, something like this may sound familiar: Listen, I spend tons of...
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October 11, 2023

Stop Recruiting Gen Z Like Millennials

Employers eager to attract the best young employees are too often delivering the wrong messages to the wrong people at the wrong times. Because young talent is perpetually in...
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March 08, 2023

Two Strategies Hiring Managers Miss When Sourcing Young Candidates

Whether you are hiring young people on the high end or the lower end of the talent spectrum, my guess is that you need to increase your supply of new job applicants. How can you...
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February 02, 2023

New Podcast - Ask Bruce: How to Survive and Succeed in the New World of Work

As the forces that drive our work environments, required skills and job responsibilities continue to shift and evolve, you may be asking yourself, “How can I survive and succeed...
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February 02, 2023

14 Tired Myths About Gen Z for Managers to Replace

These are some of the things that today's young people are telling us in interviews: "They act like their power is unquestionable, but anyone can be cancelled overnight." "My...
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October 26, 2022

What Has RainmakerThinking Been Doing These Past Few Months? Big Updates and Changes!

  It’s been very busy and eventful since RainmakerThinking and I last connected with you! With our many ongoing consulting relationships, numerous speaking engagements, trips...
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February 22, 2022

The proven basics that will make you a better manager

If you're trying to be a better manager, it's likely you're one of the nearly 90% of leaders who are undermanaging. That's not a judgment, that's just math. Undermanagement is...
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February 14, 2022

Defining careers in today's workplace

Flexible schedules. Remote positions. Temp and contract work. Careers today, especially in the case of Millennials, are a patchwork of short-term and transactional employment...
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February 07, 2022

Post-pandemic work: What each generation needs for success

If ever there was a generation-defining 'accident of history', the Covid-19 pandemic is it. Compared to other recent accidents of history--the 2008 recession, 9/11, ongoing...
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January 21, 2022

Employers: Beware the consequences of the overcommitment cycle

If you want to stop turnover and prevent people from quitting, as an employer, you must fight overcommitment syndrome within your ranks. This is the toxic cycle: When an...
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