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There are many types of managers. (Alex/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
There are many types of managers. (Alex/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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Executive development specialist Dan McCarthy divides leaders into six groups, starting with great leaders (roughly 10 per cent of managers) and good bosses, 40 per cent. That leaves 30 per cent who are unskilled bosses, 10 per cent apathetic, 5 per cent jerks and 5 per cent bullies. Great Leadership blog

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Make sure slides are clearly defined

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Five crucial elements of your CV

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Putting your stamp on your e-mails

If you don’t have a standard e-mail signature mandated by your company and want to develop an appealing one, tech columnist Steve Dotto suggests WiseStamp, which, in free mode, guides you through templates to design one signature and, in paid mode, to design multiple signatures.Lifehack.org

 

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Harvey Schachter is a Battersea, Ont.-based writer specializing in management issues. He writes Monday Morning Manager and management book reviews for the print edition of Report on Business and an online work-life column Balance. E-mail Harvey Schachter

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