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Measurable Goals For Performance Management

[ad_1] In a recent email to me, mezhermnt subscriber Corina from Hong Kong asks:"This will be the first year my company uses the SMART approach to do performance management. As a manager, I am supposed to set up measurable objectives for my subordinates. It's not a problem for me to set up measurable objectives for my assistant managers as they have deadlines to meet. But when it comes to my secretary and the clerical staff, I am not sure how to set measurable goals for them as their duties are very routine and tedious. Could you give me some examples?"Are deadlines the only thing worth measuring?Corina mentions that setting up measurable goals for her assistant managers is relatively easy because...

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Happiness Comes in Bites – One at a Time

[ad_1] Choosing happiness when it's not your habit is like the old joke about how you eat an elephant...one bite at a time.A friend shared she finds it challenging to switch from negative, unhappy mode (usual habit) to positive, happy mode (preferred habit) and gets frustrated when she feels anything other than what she desires. My response was to remind her about her fairly recent decision to lose weight. Just as she didn't decide how much her target amount to lose was then see it happen by the next day, week, or month, neither should she expect to switch "gears" overnight. She'll accomplish choosing to feel better more readily (and easily) if she chooses to do so one moment at...

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The Secret Power of Gratitude and How You Can Use it to Get Anything You Want

[ad_1] Gratitude Is One Of The Most Powerful Secrets To Getting What You WantWhen it comes to the Law of Attraction, gratitude is one of the most important ingredients.  If you want the rest of the universe to agree with you, the number one trait that you should have is being grateful for every blessing which comes your way.Gratitude & the Law of Attraction: Be Thankful of What You Wish for! If there's a saying that you need to be careful what you wish for - how about turning it into being thankful of what you wish for?This definitely applies to the Law of Attraction which states that like attracts like. Let's take turning your financial problems around as an...

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Top MBA Colleges in India

[ad_1] Master in business administration is commonly known as MBA which is one of the most Important business attainment. If you want to be in Management positions then MBA Degree is essential for you because MBA gives you knowledge that you need in order to a successful Managers. MBA degree is first choice of Large number of students after completing there graduation because it opens many doors for good career prospects and because of higher demands of MBA graduates in Corporate World.There are so many excellent and reputed MBA Colleges in India. It is matter of great stimulation to obtain MBA degree from top MBA College because by joing top MBA College you can acquire a brim over others by...

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Living a Life of Balance and Happiness is at Least As Important As Financial Goals

[ad_1] In today's hectic and competitive environment, it's increasingly difficult to achieve life balance and happiness. 67% of business owners surveyed, believe that issues to do with economic and social justice, public services, poverty, work-life balance and happiness are the most important in measuring a country's performance. This means that life balance and happiness are at least as important as breaking arbitrary revenue goals to the majority of business owners.Happiness doesn't just hang out there in the ether, waiting to be picked up like an email. Happiness is part of the fabric of our lives. The search for happiness, North Star Achievers report "is further complicated because the factors which most affect our personal well-being are commonly ignored or given...

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Some Thoughts on Recovery

[ad_1] I am a Recovering Veteran and chemical dependency Counselor.There is a "frame-of-mind" that is common to those that Recovery is more likely to work for. 12-Step programs have an identifying directive, of sorts. "Stick with the winners!" Working in the Addiction Recovery field, you learn to identify people whose chances seem to be greater than others, by observing attitudes.It is sad but true that most Addicts have to have exhausted every option except discontinuing drug use, before they really have a chance at abstinence or sobriety. Many people working in this field of Addiction treatment, claim that they can swing a person "over-the-fence" to the Recovery side. That may be true but that percentage is small, almost to the...

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Your Employee’s Reactions to Change

[ad_1] Employees will always react to change...positive or negative reactions. It doesn't matter if the change is major or if it's a minor change to a process. People react! So how do you as a manager handle your team's reaction to a change?Before you can evaluate your team's reactions, you first need to become aware of your own reactions.==>How Are You Reacting to Change?-Do you support the change 100%?-If not, why? You may have no choice but to implement a change. How do you motivate your staff when you are not entirely behind it? It's important to understand your own reactions, as they will permeate all your efforts to get your team on board.-If the change is company wide, never...

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Shopping Compulsion Disorder – Hypnotherapy Help For the Shopaholic

[ad_1] Shopping - you love it or you hate it. But one way or another you just have to do it.Each of us is surrounded by advertising campaigns and TV commercials that urge us to consume. And these days even the government is encouraging us to go out and spend more.Indeed, 'Spend! Spend! Spend!' appears to have become the mantra for all social and individual ills in our instant-fix modern world.The simple fact is that 'retail therapy' has become such an integral part of our lives that some of us even feel a bit guilty if we don't consistently go out and spend money.Still we find ourselves doing this even when we truly don't need and can't really afford it....

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8 Keys to Managing People With Genius, Not Idiot Or Dummy Principles

[ad_1] My point is this...If you don't want people to run screaming in the opposite direction when you have crucial conversations with them, you have to be able and willing to get "real" use "ordinary speak" and connect with people - on their "mind turf."Be respectfully honest, compassionately brutal and authentically devoted to their betterment. You are going into the room for improvement to have a conversation -- one human being human with another.Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines is a master at this.Talking to engage isn't just about using with the "proper" words. Its not about the technicalities of words, its about the emotion in the message. Its about the intention behind the words you are sharing. You want to...

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Gambling And Drugs – How To Get Off The Gambling And Drug Wagon

[ad_1] The most important thing in getting over an addiction is support and staying away from people and activities that can trigger usage again. With willpower and hard work addictions can be overcome. Teen drug addictions are on the rise and as parents it is important to take our heads out of the sand and look at the problem with eyes wide open. The reason that this is so crucial is that teen drug addictions are not going to disappear. Teen drug addictions are painful to both the parent and the teenager. When "addiction transfer" takes a person from body image obsessions to drug abuse, there's a risk of falling into equally life threatening addiction as with opiates. Fortunately, these...

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