How Managers Lower Stress and Enjoy Work — Leadership Freak

Stress is a thistle patch. Stress is a magnifying glass. Stress is a straw. Top 4 external stress points for managers: People problems. Delivering more results with fewer resources and people. Conflicting expectations between upper management and direct reports. Customer expectations. From one perspective, all stress is internal. Top 7 self-inflicted stress points for managers: […]

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Companies Choose Unqualified Managers 82% of the Time — Leadership Freak

Only one in ten people have the talent to manage. No wonder, according to Gallup, companies choose unqualified managers 82% of the time. If you disagree with Gallup’s findings, establish a criteria for effective management behaviors and survey your employees, anonymously of course. It’s the “and”: The “and” in the following sentences makes management challenging. […]

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15 Ways to Leverage the #1 Contributor to Job Satisfaction for Leadership Success

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reports, for two years running, that respectful treatment of all employees at all levels is the #1 contributor to job satisfaction. Compensation, tr…

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Favorite HR Groups in Chicago

By, Cari Desiderio

Are you an all out HR fan like me?  Well if you are in Chicago there are tons of ways to get connected to maintain your certifications (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP) and keep up on a variety of HR updates around the globe.

SHRM http://www.shrm.org

NISHRM http://www.nishrm.org

CHICAGO SHRM http://www.chicagoshrm.org

HR Management Association of Chicago http://www.hrmac.org

Management Association http://www.hrsource.org