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Some days it’s a challenge just to manage the people who sit within 10 feet of you, let alone someone who is 500 miles away or even on another continent. But that’s becoming more of an everyday... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

How Managers Can Still Coach When Short on Time

Coaching is supposed to be part of any manager’s job. But who has time? If done correctly, however, coaching can not only be efficient, but beneficial to you and your team.  “If you don’t... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Career Troubleshoot: Beware of OPG (Other People’s Goals)

If your goals aren’t your own, you won’t be motivated to achieve them, and even if you do, the sense of accomplishment will be empty. Most of us over age 30 remember the song OPP from the 90s. The... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Are You Giving Enough Feedback to Your Team?

If you’re a manager, I can tell you with almost total certainty that you don’t give your team members enough feedback. I say this because the vast majority of managers don’t, so you’re not alone. The... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Managing Too Many Cloud-Based Apps? You’re Not Alone

According to a new study by Osterman Research, the average SMB uses 14.3 different cloud-based apps, with each employee using 5.5 apps. While the efficiency of using cloud-based business applications... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)