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Getting Your Team to Get Stuff Done

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

Your team is the foundation of your management and the key that unlocks your success. They can power your greatness engine or they can sink you into failure. Building your team is the single most important thing that you will do and it can often be the hardest. Adopt a …

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Bleach It out Like a Laundry Stain

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

Whenever there is a team of people working together conflict will be present. Many people will avoid conflict without realizing that doing so is like taking a poisoned pill. Conflict is defined as a strong disagreement between people, groups, etc., that results in often angry argument. Team building is a frequent task especially …

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How to Prevent a Mass Exodus

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

The war on talent continues to escalate. Companies are starting to thaw their budgets and have increased their sales and marketing spend. It won’t be too much longer before their job requisitions spend increases too. Right now companies all across the globe are submitting their 2015 budgets and growth plans …

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Why Should I When They Are Not?

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

When you are building your team you will inevitably run into people who will want to lower themselves to where they see others operating. They will use the phrase “why should I when they are not” or something similar.  Attitudes like this will prevent your team from ever being great. …

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23 Interview Questions to Build a Great Team

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

There are two types of teams. Those you will inherit and those you will build. During your tenure of leading a team you will cycle through both of those types. Most often you will inherit a team first and then start adding to it. When the time comes to add …

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Treat Your Employees Like a Partner

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

Words are really interesting. The choice of words we use impacts how we view or treat something or someone. Start calling your employees your partner and you will increase engagement, satisfaction and performance. Think about the word partner: a person who takes part in an undertaking with another or others, …

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3 Questions to Build Team of Rock Stars

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

How would you rank your team? Do you even know who your team is? Building a team of rock stars isn’t easy and it certainly isn’t automatic. We often put people together in either long-term or short-term situations and expect them to automagically act as a high-performing team. We all …

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5 Reasons to Fire an Employee Who Contributes

In Building Your Team by Jason Cortel

Recently I have been struggling with a misconception in my office. Why would you fire someone who contributes and doesn’t participate in the extras? At the beginning of the year I challenged my team to produce the absolute best employee our company has ever seen. This goal encompasses all of …

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