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Alexandra Levit
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Lives in Chicago, IL
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What can HR do to facilitate this shift?
Historically, managers have controlled employees rather than connecting with them. The author of "Mindful Management" explains how this approach has had a negative impact on what motivates people to work productively.
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Is this surprising...or common sense?
Historically, managers have controlled employees rather than connecting with them. The author of "Mindful Management" explains how this approach has had a negative impact on what motivates people to work productively.
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I love science. I am finding astonishing how very few actually implements its finding into business and #leadership.
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Which goal setting system do you find most effective?
Highlights three of the most common goal-setting methodologies present in organizations today and the pros and cons of each.
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How are you attracting and retaining this new breed of customer?
Here are eight mandates of modern customers you must heed if you want to remain competitive.
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These aren't your parents' customers. Here's what you need to do differently ASAP.
Here are eight mandates of modern customers you must heed if you want to remain competitive.
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It seems the workplace is moving in a direction that's more consistent with how human beings do their best work.
Historically, managers have controlled employees rather than connecting with them. The author of "Mindful Management" explains how this approach has had a negative impact on what motivates people to work productively.
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How can we encourage a different approach? Is training the answer?
Historically, managers have controlled employees rather than connecting with them. The author of "Mindful Management" explains how this approach has had a negative impact on what motivates people to work productively.
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Which goal setting system do you find most effective for your organization?
Highlights three of the most common goal-setting methodologies present in organizations today and the pros and cons of each.
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What goal setting system do you use?
Highlights three of the most common goal-setting methodologies present in organizations today and the pros and cons of each.
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What are you doing differently with your customers this year?
Here are eight mandates of modern customers you must heed if you want to remain competitive.
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A great read that does put the future of customer service into perspective very well. Good Post! 
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  • Computer Associates (CA)
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Business and workplace author, speaker, and consultant
Introduction
Alexandra Levit’s goal is to help people find and succeed in meaningful jobs and to connect organizations with top talent. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a current writer for the New York Times, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don't Teach Corporate in College, How'd You Score That Gig?, Success for Hire, MillennialTweet, New Job, New You, and Blind Spots.

Since serving as a member of Business Roundtable's Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration on current workplace issues, Alexandra produced the critically acclaimed JobSTART 101, a free online course that better prepares college students and graduates for the challenges of the workplace. She is a frequent national media spokesperson and has been featured in thousands of outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio, ABC News, Fox News, CNBC, the Associated Press, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. In 2010, she was named Money Magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbes' best websites for women.

Known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation, Alexandra regularly speaks at conferences, universities, and corporations around the world including the American Society for Training and Development, the American Management Association, Microsoft, Campbell's Soup, McDonalds, and Whirlpool — on issues facing modern employees such as how to communicate effectively between generations. Alexandra also consults, speaks, writes, and explores workplace trends on behalf of  DeVry University, Intuit, Deloitte, and Pepsi.

Alexandra has ten years of experience providing integrated marketing communications solutions for Fortune 500 companies and is also skilled at providing guidance regarding twenty-first century motherhood, human resources and general business issues, and entrepreneurship. She graduated from Northwestern University and resides in Chicago, IL with her husband Stewart and their two young children.

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