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Make time for talent development
Consultant Art Petty is astonished at how few people block out time in their calendar for talent development and strategy. He advises setting a time target for such work and measuring how well you fare, since what gets measured gets done. Also, introduce a monthly discussion of the future at meetings. Leadership Caffeine

Start your engine with lemons
Drink lemon water first thing in the morning to get an all-day energy boost, advises psychologist Travis Bradberry. (Half a lemon if you're under 150 pounds, a full lemon if over.) Also, keep morning meetings on schedule since they can be big time wasters when you want to be productive. LinkedIn

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Don't give a liar another chance
If an employee lies to you – whether a white lie or a big fat one – Ottawa-based consultant Shaun Belding says, harsh as it sounds, you must do your best to remove the employee from your team, without second chances, since lack of trust is the greatest roadblock to effective teamwork. BeldingSkills.com

Get the most from an exit interview
In an exit interview, digital marketer Marcela De Vivo recommends asking, "What could we do better?" Once an employee has decided to move on, they might give you the straight goods. Another young leader, Matt Telmanik, president of CCS Construction Staffing, asks, "Have you shared your concerns prior to deciding to leave?" SmartBlogs.com

Move among Word documents with ease
If you have several Microsoft Word documents open, you can switch quickly between them by pressing Ctrl+F6 to go forward to the next one or Shift+Ctrl+F6 to go back to the last one. Allen Wyatt's WordTips

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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