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Company Contention: Manager Misconceptions

Company Contention: Manager Misconceptions

Posted by Emily McCormick – 25 January 2018 Alright…..you’ve made it round 4. You’ve duked out the divide between managers and employees, you’ve combatted the communication conflict and you’ve fought the feedback feud. Take a deep breath, it’s been a hell of a...
Company Contention: Feedback Feud

Company Contention: Feedback Feud

Time for Round 3! What comes around every year and is pretty much dreaded by everyone involved? If you guessed winter in Chicago, I’d say you were close! However, today we’re talking about annual employee reviews. In one corner, we have our employee. He’s feeling...
Company Contention: Communication Conflict

Company Contention: Communication Conflict

It was the night of the big match. The boxer needed to conduct one final move to win. His trainer shouted for the boxer to insert a cross punch. When the boxer heard the trainer’s command, he thought through all of the different punches they had practiced....
Company Contention: Management Melee

Company Contention: Management Melee

Posted by Ashley Slade – 02 January, 2018 Everyone has come across a bad manager at some point in his or her life, am I right? It may have been the absentee boss you rarely interacted with during your first part-time job in high school or the micromanager you...
Company Contention: Stepping into The Ring

Company Contention: Stepping into The Ring

Posted by Stephanie Leachman – 26 December 2017 At one point or another, I bet you’ve wished you had a boxing ring in your office where you could step in and solve problems, WWE style. Wouldn’t it make things simpler? Let’s say you have a disagreement with a...