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#723 Eliminating Fear At Work

If you succeed in eliminating fear at work, people will focus more on their role and less on office politics. The result is greater productivity. This week we discuss how to make this happen.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in fear, Management, managing people, Podcasts, productivity, reduce stress.

Fear in the Workplace

The biggest impediment to creating a great work environment is fear in the workplace. Fear causes people to justify their actions, “suck up” to superiors, and “cover their asses,” all of which negatively impact productivity, security, and job- satisfaction.

If we can mitigate fear we can help to create a great work environment. Here are some thoughts on how to do it:

Make merit the basis for promotion

If someone gets promoted, nobody should be surprised at the decision. Promotions should not be based on corporate politics or favoritism. If you are in a management role, merit should be the sole driver for getting ahead and ensure your people understand this.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Job security, Management, managing people, productivity, Uncategorized.

#682 Prioritize Your Tasks

If you take the time to prioritize your tasks you will be far more productive.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in accomplish more, Podcasts, productivity.

#681 Time Block

A great way to improve productivity is to develop the discipline to time block. It improves focus and allows you to get more accomplished.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in highest and best use of time, Increase your productivity, Podcasts, productivity.

#680 Set Incremental Goals That Are Attached to Rewards

If you want to increase your productivity, set incremental goals that are attached to rewards.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Goal setting, incremental steps toward reaching goals, Podcasts, productivity.

#678 Making Your Time More Productive

Since time is finite, why not focus on making your time more productive.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in accomplish more, get more done, Get things done, highest and best use of time, Podcasts, productivity.

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