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Do Good Leaders Use Ultimatums For Motivation?

Ultimatums are often associated with relationships. If one person in a relationship feels they’re not getting what they deserve, they offer an ultimatum to the other. It’s usually along the lines of “change your behavior or I’ll leave”. 

Speaking of which, we also sometimes see ultimatums in the workplace. Leaders often use them as a form of motivation for struggling or underperforming employees. The concept is similar to the example above, only changed slightly to reflect the workplace. Here, the leader will tell employees they need to improve their work or they will be forced to let them go. Typically, we see actual figures or targets set for the employee in question to aim for. 

The thing is…do good leaders use ultimatums? Is this a genuinely viable and recommended form of motivation? 

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Job Search

Secrets Revealed: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

So here’s the deal, you have an impressive resume and extensive experience, making you the best candidate for a specific job. What’s next? At this point, there’s only one thing left to do-ace your work interview.

It’s easy to learn how to create a resume, but many candidates can’t seem to ace their job interviews. The reason? They did not prepare for their interview. Adequate preparation is the key to ensuring that you get the position you like. It’s not just about being relaxed and confident; it’s also about showing who you are as a person.

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A Guide to Managing Your Business Finances Like a Pro

As a business owner, it is important for you to understand your finances. You can’t manage your business like a successful entrepreneur if you don’t know your numbers. There are many ways to manage your business finances like a pro, but you need to make sure that they are working according to your personal business goals.

It’s not always an easy job. It takes a keen eye, expertise in taxes, and ability to accurately analyze investments. However, taking the right approach can help. So let’s take a look at what you need to do.

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Getting Ahead

Corporate Retreat Ideas That Don’t Suck!

One of the worst things that employees can hear in a business is that they are going to be heading to a corporate retreat with their colleagues to ‘have fun and get to know each other’. Ice breakers, they call them, and everyone has the feeling of dread when they come up.

Is it that people hate their colleagues? Absolutely not. The thing is, not everyone enjoys going to work; it’s something we do for money and to be able to live and buy things. 

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Stop Your Uni Projects From Running Out Of Control

If you ask any student what is the worst thing about managing a university project, you can guarantee that the vast majority will say when things start to get out of control. 

There is nothing worse than feeling like a project is smooth and that everything is under control, only to be met with numerous change requests from your professor, which have come completely out of the blue. 

Before you know it, you have serious scope creep, which can take hours and hours of your time. Keeping that in mind, continue reading for some top tips regarding how to prevent your university projects from getting out of control. 

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Are You Off Work Because Of An Injury?

If you have suffered an injury and you are no longer able to work, whether for a specified period of time or indefinitely, you are probably feeling incredibly stressed and worried. This is even more so the case if you are self-employed or you are not entitled to any form of sick pay. However, rather than fretting, you need to have a plan. Read on to discover what you should do if you are off work injured and not earning any money. 

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3 Simple Steps to Start Growing Your Income Streams Today

In the past, a steady income was all that mattered. You worked at a stable job and that was it. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, with the rise of startups and freelancers, people are looking to generate income from all sorts of places.

It’s a good idea to have multiple streams of income so that you’re not just reliant on one. But how do you make this happen? The basic principles are to understand what you want to do, find your niche on social media or on marketplaces like Etsy, then build it and they will come! But let’s break it down!

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Career Change

Making A Career Change Mid Way Through Life

Through the years it has been tough to change careers mid-way through your life, but with updates to how you can study these days and the ability to get degrees online, it has opened a lot of opportunities for people that would like to change their career.

Lots of people are looking to change their careers even if they are mid-way through their lives, if you are not happy with how your life’s going then making a change is a great step towards more happiness.

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Planning Out a Career That Suits You

If you’re considering a new career path, you’re far from alone. Over the course of the pandemic, a lot of people have found themselves in positions where they either need new work (as their industry has taken a hit) or want to find a new job (after realizing their current path isn’t for them). Whatever your reason for wanting to switch up career roles, you should follow the steps below to help yourself carve out a path that suits you down to a tee!

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