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Ask These Questions to Improve Performance Reviews

Ask These Questions to Improve Performance Reviews

Brief  Performance reviews should be a two-way street where you ask reports about your performance, what you can improve and how your communication's been, writes Know Your Team CEO Claire Lew. "Ideally, as a leader, these are questions you are asking not just once or...

4 Ways to Overcome Self-doubt in Your Career

4 Ways to Overcome Self-doubt in Your Career

Brief  Impostor syndrome is a natural part of many people's career journeys but doesn't have to dominate you, writes Alaina Love, who cites advice from CEO and entrepreneur coach Alisa Cohn. "One way to counteract the negative mind chatter is to replace it with a new...

How to Keep Things Going Smoothly When You’re Out

How to Keep Things Going Smoothly When You’re Out

Brief  Leaders can take days off without worry when they've delegated responsibilities, have a backup workflow plan and have built a high level of trust, writes Calendar CEO John Rampton. "In short, by allowing your team to work however and whenever they please,...

Want to Keep Employees? Show Them They’re Valued

Want to Keep Employees? Show Them They’re Valued

Brief  Standard employee retention efforts like pay and well-being programs are insufficient approaches to high turnover when we know that many employees quit because they don't feel valued, S. Chris Edmonds says in this blog post and video. "First, embrace this...

Living Walls Found to Drastically Reduce Heat Loss in Older Buildings

Living Walls Found to Drastically Reduce Heat Loss in Older Buildings

Brief  Along with benefits such as air purification and noise reduction, "living walls" are also claimed to help regulate the temperature within new buildings which they're built into. A recent study now indicates that they have the same effect when added to much...

Safety Tips to Consider Before Painting Your House

Safety Tips to Consider Before Painting Your House

Brief  Giving your home a new coat of paint is a popular project that makes it feel brand new once finished. Before doing any DIY project, though, you’ll want to research all the methods to help you stay safe. These are the safety tips to consider before painting your...

15 Hallway Lighting Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home’s Entrance

15 Hallway Lighting Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home’s Entrance

Brief Getting the right mix of hallway lighting ideas is particularly important in your home's entrance hall. After all, not only is this the first impression of your home, but also potentially a small, narrow and dark space. Fortunately, there's plenty of ways that...

What You Need To Know About Outdoor Wood Paint

What You Need To Know About Outdoor Wood Paint

Brief  When it comes to painting a new surface, it’s important to get the right paint. Is outdoor wood paint the right paint for your project? There’s a good chance that it is! Let’s learn what we can to find out. Of course, there is a lot to learn about any kind of...

How to Make Roads with Recycled Waste, and Pave the Way

How to Make Roads with Recycled Waste, and Pave the Way

Brief  Print It cost A$49 million to add 12.5 kilometres of extra lanes to Western Australia’s Kwinana Highway, south of Perth’s CBD. That’s not unusual. On average, building a single lane of road costs about about A$5 million per kilometre.What is unusual about this...

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