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And you thought the AP ruckus was just about style

Read Poynter’s Storify of reactions to the AP Stylebook “over”/”more than” revision, and you get a quick class in change management, especially about the emotional impact of change.

I’ve always taught leaders that change involves two key challenges: learningRead more

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Managers, make ‘we can be better’ more than empty words

So today I’m thinking about Casey Stengel and Jesus.

Why? Well, in my life, it’s the time of year for two really important six-week seasons: spring training and Lent.

Both are times devoted to preparation. Both are opportunities for fresh … Read more

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Journal Register Company’s open newsroom a sign of transition to ‘digital first’

The Register Citizen in Torrington, Conn., made headlines a few months ago when it moved into a new building and invited readers in for coffee and free Wi-Fi. Beyond community outreach, the building and “open newsroom” represent a transformative effort … Read more

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USA Today’s “Radical Restructuring” Means End of Newsroom Integration, Universal Desk

Eight weeks ago, USA Today announced some impending layoffs and promised what Publisher Dave Hunke called a “pretty radical” restructuring. Now some of the changes are rolling out, and they are indeed big ones.
 
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What Great Bosses Know about Face Time & Feedback

Great bosses know that most important thing they do is help others succeed.

That’s why feedback from the boss and face time with the boss are so important. Your feedback lets employees know where they stand, how they’re valued … Read more

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What Great Bosses Know about Bedtime Reading

I’m sometimes asked to suggest worthwhile books for bosses. I’m pretty picky about my favorites. They need to be practical, helpful, grounded in solid research and well-written. After all, managers have so little spare time these days, that when … Read more

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What Great Bosses Know about Managing Amid Cutbacks

It’s a challenging time to be a boss. You’re managing change and most likely doing so with a smaller budget and fewer people on your team. The workloads are heavier and the paychecks lighter. The demand for quality, innovation and … Read more

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What Great Bosses Know about Personalities: From Hard Liners to Soft Touches

Imagine that two bosses are discussing their respective views on managing teams. Eavesdrop with me, and think about which boss sounds more like you:

Boss 1: “I don’t expect that people on staff have to like each other, but … Read more
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What Great Bosses Know about Decision-Making

The best reason to involve others in decisions is a simple one: buy in. A line in a classic management book, “Getting to Yes,” says it well:

“Give them a stake in the outcome by making sure they … Read more
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What Great Bosses Know about Leaving a Legacy

I usually find ideas for this column in the everyday lives of leaders and organizations — their joys and challenges. Today, the inspiration comes from sorrow, from the passing of a newswoman with a remarkable understanding of leadership.

Cancer took … Read more

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