The Value of Bosses


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The average boss is about 1.75 times as productive as the average worker.

How and by how much do supervisors enhance worker productivity? According to research conducted by Stanford’s Edward Lazaer and Kathryn Shaw, and University of Utah’s Christopher Stantonthe, replacing a boss who is in the lower 10% of boss quality with one who is in the upper 10% of boss quality increases a team’s total output by more than would adding one worker to a nine member team. Plus, workers assigned to better bosses are less likely to leave the firm.

So how do you become a boss in the top 10%?

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5 Powerful Ways to Relieve Stress


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The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

We all experience mental stress from time-to-time , and that’s OK as long as you have the tools, techniques and knowledge that allow you to fully relieve it once it comes. Here are 5 tips for relieving mental stress when it comes so you can function at your best while feeling good (and doing well) in work, love, or life…

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How to Dramatically Grow Your LinkedIn Network


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Including  a personal note in your invitations makes you significantly more memorable and connection-worthy.

If you’re on LinkedIn, you likely want to grow your network for the potential career-boosting power of your connections.

But there’s something you’re probably not doing, at least not on a regular basis — and it’s a move that will give you a far better bang for your networking buck.

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