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There are over 680 articles on Good Leadership Skills and Business Management.

These articles are produced from over forty years in a leadership role, thirty years of marriage and four successful wonderful children.

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Warning Letter for Disrespectful Behavior

Writing a warning letter for disrespectful behavior is easier than you thinik. Follow these examples. Plus Good Leadership Skills Fast Facts!

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Written Warning Insubordination Samples

I have provided several written warning insubordination samples, i.e., phrases to get you started on writing a written warning letter for insubordination.

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Good Leadership Skills - Character - Integrity - Courage

Good leadership skills require good character, integrity, and courage. Some can be improved upon yet others come from within!

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Employee Appreciation Letter – Mulitiple Examples and Free Resources

Numerous examples of an employee appreciation letter, thank you letters, and free resources to help you improve your employee moral.

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Performance Improvement Plan Template

Help your team members and employees stay the course with our performance improvement plan template. Click here to learn more!

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Performance Improvement Plan Templates for Employess and Management

I have provided a sample Employee Performance Improvement Plan Template you can use as a guide to create your own.

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Sample Written Warning Letter for Tardiness or Late Arrival

Review a sample written warning letter for tardiness or late arrival and a sample Attendance Policy to help you understand how to write a discipnary letter and develop your own policy.

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AB1825 California's Sexual Harassment Training Law

AB1825 is California’s new sexual harassment training law which had a deadline of December 31, 2005, for the first round of training to be completed. See the Good Leadership Skills Fast Facts!

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Many Written Warning Letter Examples Including Employee Policies

Multiple Written warning letter examples including employee policies to assist you in your employee discipline program from issuing a counseling to a warning letter.

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Employee Handbook – Small Business - Americans With Disabilities Act Policy

In this subsection titled “Employee Handbook Small Business” to provide valuable information specific to providing employment policies critical for your small business.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Company Property Policy

We wanted to help you create your own “Employee Handbook Small Business” therefore we created this section to include a Company Property Policy

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Payday Policy

To help you we have created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section on Leadership Skills for Life.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Company Policies and Procedures

Ensuring your organization produces comprehensive professional Employee Policies is critical therefore we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section on Leadership Skills for Life.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Workplace Safety Policy

Keeping your employees safe must be a top priority. As an important part of our “Employee Handbook Small Business” section on Leadership Skills for Life

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Policy

Making sure your organization produces comprehensive professional Employee Policies is our priority therefore we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section on Leadership Skills for Life.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Promotion Policy

Our “Employee Handbook Small Business” business topic is dedicated to assisting any small business in creating their own employee policy manual.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Working Hours and Workweek Policy

Creating an “Employee Handbook Small Business” area within our site Leadership Skills for Life is a high priority so that we can aid those small businesses without a budget

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Employment at Will Policy

Producing Employee Policies is our primary objective on so we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section on our website Leadership Skills for Life.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Probationary Period Policy

Producing solid useable and understandable Employee Policies for your business is why we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Orientation Policy

Producing a professional employee policy manual for you is our priority so we produced an “Employee Handbook Small Business” area on our website.

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Are You An Assertive and Successful Leader?

People often make the mistake of being assertive as rudeness—being loud and obnoxious or being aggressive.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Classification Of Employees Policy

Ensuring you produce a useable and professional Employee Policies is our number one goal so we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Background Checks Policy

We have created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. We have provided a Background Checks Policy for your employee policy manual.

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Terminating An Employee Without Any Prior Warning – Acceptable Or Not?

Terminating an employee is always a very stressful process and should be considered seriously before moving forward.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Violence In The Workplace Policy

Employee Policies are the glue that holds everything together; therefore, we have added an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. Here is our Violence in the Workplace Policy

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Open Door Policy

Employee Policies are critical therefore we have created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. This page provides a ready to use Open Door Policy for your employee policy manual.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Smoke Free Policy

This part of “Employee Handbook Small Business” includes a very detailed policy for a Smoke Free Policy that is important to include in an employee policy manual.

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Defining Progressive Discipline With Numerous Samples

Defining progressive discipline and included is numerous examples of how to write a written warning letter

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Employee Handbook – Small Business – Weapons Free Policy

In our brand new section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we’ve included four general policies that we feel are a must have in every employee policy manual.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Drug and Alcohol Free Policy

In this section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we have provided a ready to use Drug and Alcohol Free Policy

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Employee Handbook – Small Business – EEO Statement

In this section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we have provided a ready to use Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

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Good Leadership Skills! If Your Don't Have These! You Aren’t A Good Leader

There are some must have good leadership skills! However, you don't have to be in a leadership position to need them in business and in life!

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Employee Theft Case - Some employees are just stupid

Here is an employee theft case by a long time employee which made no sense - put up road blocks that work!

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Employee Warning Letter – Some Good Tips

On my website I have provided a few choices of a sample employee warning letter for several different situations.

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Employee Warning Notice

Preparing and issuing an Employee Warning Notice can be stressful; however, it is a necessary thing if you have been in a leadership role for very long. If you are not up for it this may not be the ri

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Employee Written Warning Form

If you do not have a lot of experience with issuing discipline it is wise to use an Employee Written Warning Form, especially since they can be free or very inexpensive.

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Employee Written Warning

Preparing and issuing an employee written warning is not a horrific event. In fact it is something every young supervisor better be able to do!

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Employment Labor Law for States

Knowing what your specific state employment labor law will help to insure that you do not violate any law unknowingly. I have provided information on employment law for nearly every state.

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Employment Law and a Final Written Warning

When you are considering issuing a final written warning to someone you better consider how employment law will play a part if things go bad! Having an employee handbook will certainly make things muc

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Employment Termination Letter - Poor Performance During Probationary Period

This is a sample of an employment termination letter and basic information during a probationay period concerning poor performance!

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Employee Investigations - Do It Right... Or Risk It All

The process of employee investigations can pay hugh dividends if done correctly during an employee investigation! It can cost you big if done wrong!

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Employee Handbook Templates

Searching and selecting the right employee handbook templates can be easy provided you understand what to look for. Things such as automatic updates when the laws change is a critical thing to look fo

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Employee Dress Code Policy

Unless you want to have anything goes in your place of business then you better develop an employee dress code policy and incorporate it into your employee handbook.

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Employee Discipline Form

Although I am not a strong believer in an employee discipline form, I understand some out there are not able to take the time to create a formal letter.

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Using an Employee Disciplinary Form

Utilizing an employee disciplinary form to administer the necessary corrective action to an employee that is not following company policy insures that every disciplinary action will be formatted the s

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Employee Counseling... Use it as a tool to improve productivity

Learn about employee counseling and how it fits into a progressive disciplinary program.

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Employee Counseling Form

Using an employee counseling form will make the disciplinary process that much easier for you to issue any form of discipline, from a counseling, a written warning, and even a termination notice.

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Employee Code of Conduct – What Should Be In It

What should be included in your Employee Code of Conduct?

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Employee Cell Phone Policy

Everywhere you look people have a cell phone pressed to their ear. It is a wise idea to make sure you have an employee cell phone policy included in your employee handbook.

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