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Strategies for handling conflict especially key in family businesses

There’s likely no such thing as a workplace without conflict. That can be especially true in family businesses. But there are strategies for how to identify, prevent and resolve it.

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How to know if you’re burned out at work — and what to do about it

For professionals, the same drive that leads to success also may contribute to burnout. But with a little self-awareness and intentionality, there’s a lot you can do to prevent burning out.

2 years ago

Stress at work: How leaders make all the difference

More than half of us return from vacation feeling no reduction in stress, and almost one-third report feeling more stressed than before we left. Here’s how leaders can help.

2 years ago

Under-the-radar tech company reveals office packed with modern features

Ever heard of Interstates Control Systems? If not, you’re probably not alone. But walk into their newly expanded office, and that impression quickly changes.

2 years ago

Social media in the workplace: What you should know

More than 60 percent of people admit to checking personal social media sites at work more than once a day. How can employers manage online activity and even use it their advantage?

2 years ago

Keep your workplace safe from bullies

According to a national survey from the Workplace Bullying Institute, almost one-third of workers report having felt bullied at work. Unfortunately, 40 percent of bullying targets never tell their employers. Here’s what you can do about it.

2 years ago

Ten practical ways to ease stress

Feeling stressed? You’re in good company.

2 years ago

Naval commander: ‘The more control I gave up, the greater command I got’

He was 36 – the youngest commander in the fleet – and leading a ship plagued with low morale, high turnover and terrible performance evaluations. No one expected much improvement. Except Mike Abrashoff.

2 years ago

Avera’s Employee Assistance Program reaches 80,000

Here’s how large and well-received the employee assistance program from Avera Health has become: the number of people covered by it would represent the second largest city in South Dakota.

2 years ago

Howalt+McDowell’s Bill Rezac: Insurance benefits help attract great talent

Bill Rezac is one of the newest members of the team at Howalt+McDowell Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency.

2 years ago

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