The Role and Responsibilities of a Supervisor.

The Role and Responsibilities of a Supervisor. Introduction Supervising is like parenting. These are two of the most important jobs any one can do, but few people are adequately prepared or trained to do them. Most people learn by trial and error with varying degrees of success. But both jobs are far too important to be left to chance and the good news is that you can learn with some help and guidance how to be successful in them. This article will help you to be a more effective and efficient supervisor. Supervisor's Role In one sentence, ...
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Using E-mail to Communicate With Your Patients

Using E-mail to Communicate With Your PatientsIn these busy times, it's no surprise that the patient-doctor relationship has eroded. Increased productivity requirements have shortened the amount of time you have to spend with each patient so many physicians are opting to communicate with patients via email. Use of the internet for communication has become common practice to stay in touch with friends, business colleagues and family members. There's no reason why it can't be incorporated into the patient-physician relationship. The most ...
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The Leadership Talk

The Leadership TalkPERMISSION TO REPUBLISH: This article may be republished in newsletters and on web sites provided attribution is provided to the author, and it appears with the included copyright, resource box and live web site link. Email notice of intent to publish is appreciated but not required: mail to: brent@actionleadership.com Word count: 879 Summary: The author asserts that presentations and speeches are the least effective means of leadership communication. There is a much more effective way: the ...
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Direct Talk On What It Takes to Succeed

Direct Talk On What It Takes to SucceedA lot of the time, especially in my humor writing, I am extremely sarcastic about Internet marketing. I make fun of the hype, the advertising, and some of the marketing strategies used. At times, my readers may wonder if I believe there is even a point to the whole thing. In all seriousness, however, there IS money to be made over the Internet, and it can be done legitimately. I've been online working to create wealth from home for close to a year now. I am making money. My business is ...
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As a Small to Medium Sized Company Grows, It Becomes Harder to Effectively Communicate

As a Small to Medium Sized Company Grows, It Becomes Harder to Effectively CommunicateAs a small-to-medium sized company grows, it becomes harder to effectively communicate across the organization. Whether within or between departments, communications must be optimized for organizations to execute at their peak. The key, according to ActionCOACH Marketing Director Jodie Shaw, is to recognize each employee's preferred style of information exchange."Modern personality assessment models are very good indicators of a person's preferred communication style," Shaw said. "When managers ...
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How managers can reduce gossip, politics, blame and moaning in their team

How managers can reduce gossip, politics, blame and moaning in their teamCopyright (c) 2009 Shona GarnerHow managers can reduce gossip, politics, blame and moaning in their team.Do you ever think if your staff put even half the same energy into more productive and focused discussion and behaviour you'd be getting a darned sight better results?Do you think it's naive to imagine a team where these behaviours and attitudes didn't exist?Do you know some teams/managers or organisations where they do seem to have great working relationships, but you put that down to ...
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Facing Your Fears As An Entrepreneur

Facing Your Fears As An EntrepreneurEveryone I have ever talked to that is an entrepreneur has had to come face to face with their fears. I have had to as well. I want to share with you some of the techniques that I have used to face them. The first step is not to be in denial. You have fears even if you don't readily acknowledge them. They sometimes take the form of that chatter in the back of your head that says you can't do it. Fear is such a huge issue preventing people from becoming entrepreneurs. I have heard from the CEO ...
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You can Talk the Talk now it's time to Walk the Walk!

You can Talk the Talk now it's time to Walk the Walk!Millions of people all around the world want to start there own business the only problem is 99% of the people do nothing but talk the talk and don't know how to walk the walk. If you sat down and thought for a minute or two about the last time you got together with your family and friends I can almost guarantee that at some point in your discussions the topic of owning your own business was brought up. You are not alone somewhere in the world other people are having the same conversation. So ...
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TALK IS NOT ALWAYS CHEAP

TALK IS NOT ALWAYS CHEAPRecently a member of our organization (let's call him Bob) had a hot prospect. Bob had spoken to this prospect several times. And, Bob and my partner, Brande, met for over an hour in a private chat room explaining the products and the opportunity. The prospect was ready to go and was going to sign up the next day. That night, Bob told his wife Suzie (name changed to protect the guilty), who is also his partner, about the prospect. Suzie was beaming with excitement. As soon as she could, Suzie ...
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JOB TALK--THE HEART OF PRODUCTIVITY

JOB TALK--THE HEART OF PRODUCTIVITYRead the word "productivity" and chances are you envision assembly lines, warehouses stocked with goods, even space-age machinery performing tasks at faster-than-human speed. Or if you are in corporate management, your mind recalls the U.S. production statistics when compared to foreign countries. And it's a sure bet that you have read widely on the various end-of- the-alphabet theories, quality circles, re-engineering, learning theories and other management techniques to increase productivity. ...
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