The Middle Manager

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Work-Life Balance

How many vacation days did you use last year?  If you’re a typical employee in the USA, it’s likely you ended the year with more than half of your time unused.  Studies show that 91% of companies provide their employees with vacation time, but nearly 60% of the time more than half of the vacation […]

How Secure are You?

Do you feel secure? Recently the news has been filled with reports of big retailers having major data breaches, operating systems having terrible vulnerabilities, and even legitimate businesses harvesting personal and private information from your account. Even tiny web sites like this are constantly bombarded with attempts to gain administrative rights.  Not a day goes […]

Non-Verbal Communication

Have you ever walked into an important meeting and ‘felt’ the tension in the air? To some degree it could be your own nervousness, but it is a fact that we pick up on non-verbal cues when dealing with other people.  Studies done since the 1960’s have indicated that non-verbal communication makes up between 65-90% […]

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