High Performance Fundamental Habits and Essential Skills for First Time Manager

Becoming a manager for the first time is a daunting task and so many first-time managers do not receive adequate training and support for the transition to their new role. Some may be fortunate and have excellent support, but there are so many facets to the art and science of management. This article was created to help new managers and seasoned managers alike, study some fundamental habits of effective and respected managers and begin to incorporate them into your daily work lives. Learn the fundamental habits it takes to become an effective manager in this article.

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Executive Summaries for Key Findings of Data Center Research Professionals

Four brand new Executive Summaries for the latest data center research key findings revealed from AFCOM Leaders Lab White papers. AFCOM Leaders Lab is a think tank comprised of data center professionals across the United States who explore solutions and develop responses to the most critical issues facing data centers today.

Executive Summaries for Key Findings of Data Center Research Professionals
Executive Summaries for Key Findings of Data Center Research Professionals

In collaboration with AFCOM Leaders Lab’s Data Center Institute board of directors, more than 100 industry experts gathered together in four cities to produce educational white papers on the following topics:
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10 Workplace Conflict Resolution Tips to Improve Communication and Productivity

Disputes between employees are inevitable. But if left unresolved, they can disrupt your department’s productivity, sap morale and even cause some good employees to quit. Business Management Daily special report for managers, employees and HR professionals: Workplace Conflict Resolution: 10 ways to manage employee conflict and improve office communication, the workplace environment and team productivity, guide you to resolve workplace conflict on everything from refereeing staff rivalries to dealing with a boss who’s throwing more than just a temper tantrum to managing co-worker resentment when you get a promotion.

Workplace Conflict Resolution: 10 ways to manage employee conflict and improve office communication, the workplace environment and team productivity
Workplace Conflict Resolution: 10 ways to manage employee conflict and improve office communication, the workplace environment and team productivity

Just a few of the helpful strategies this guide will teach you:

  • 3 tips to mediate workplace disputes
  • Team conflict resolution: Knowing when to referee
  • How to avoid being swayed by office politics
  • 6 steps for managing ‘difficult’ employees
  • Q&A for dealing with difficult co-workers — and bosses.

Don’t allow workplace conflict to slow down the success of your organization. Let Workplace Conflict Resolution give you the tips and insight you need to mediate disputes and help your employees get along at work.
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Key Findings, Conclusion and Recommendations of White Paper: Security Services Fueling Growth for MSPs

It’s well known that many SMBs lack advanced security expertise. While many have some security tools in place, those tools rarely work together, often provide minimal protection, are not fully deployed or outdated, which creates significant security gaps. MSPs are strategically positioned to help SMBs with their security needs and to take advantage of a quickly growing market.

To better understand the dynamics and opportunities surrounding security services in the SMB space, 451 Research conducted two global custom surveys:

  • The first targeting 1,700 SMBs about the current state of cybersecurity services they consume to protect organization.
  • The second targeting 1,000 MSPs about the security services they deliver to the SMB market, as well as the pain points they experience.

[Security Services Fueling Growth for MSPs] white paper examines those responses to look at both the challenges and opportunities that service providers face with respect to delivery security services to SMBs. Topics covered include:

  • The SMB security challenge: overconfident and under-protected.
  • The growing SMB security opportunity.
  • MSPs stepping up their security game.
  • Key opportunities, challenges, and solutions for MSPs.
  • Conclusion and recommendations.
White Paper: Security Services Fueling Growth for MSPs
White Paper: Security Services Fueling Growth for MSPs

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100 Important Customer Service Satisfaction Statistics and Trends for 2019

With recent advances in digital and communication technologies, customer service has been changing quickly. Social media interactions between customers and businesses are driving engagement to new levels.

100 Important Customer Service Satisfaction Statistics and Trends for 2019
100 Important Customer Service Satisfaction Statistics and Trends for 2019

Attitudes and expectations are changing, driven by millennials who are placing higher demands on customer service. Well-informed customer service department can make a huge difference by capitalize on new technologies while navigating a complex customer-centric marketplace. Here are 100 stats that can help you achieve a higher level of customer service satisfaction.

100 Important Customer Service Satisfaction Statistics and Trends for 2019

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[Solved] How Do I Fix Surface Book 2 Battery Drain Quickly Issue?

Surface Book 2 suffers from power issue that drains its battery quickly while playing high-end graphics intensive games or using VR even when connected to power supply. During intense gaming scenarios with Surface Power Mode Slider set for Best performance, battery discharges while connected to the power supply. Below are the different method to resolve this issue.

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Fix Surface Book 2 Battery Drain Quickly Issue

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[Solved] How Do I Fix Skype Webcam Video From Freeze and Crash on Windows 10

Most common reason caused Skype video call or webcam freeze/crash problem on Windows 10 happen is outdated driver and some third-party apps interfere with Skype. Here are the steps to fix Skype video call webcam problem with different approaches.

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Skype Webcam Video From Freeze and Crash on Windows 10

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Breaking Free from Hardware Hassles with Modern Cloud-based Backup Strategy

Backup is not a new idea, it’s one of those functions that has been around almost forever. But, technologies as familiar as backup continue moving forward, and if you don’t take the time to rethink your assumptions periodically, you could miss out on a better, easier, faster, and less expensive way to get the job done. Maybe a better option exists now that wasn’t on the table when you bought your current backup product. Maybe some of the things you think you simply have to live with aren’t really necessary anymore. Read more in this article, which covers how to break free from hardware hassles with today’s new backup realities and take a look at these four backup assumptions and the realities behind them:

  • Need an application server to host backup application.
  • Need local storage devices to hold all backups.
  • A proprietary appliance is easy for remote offices or customer locations.
  • Backup to the cloud makes things more complicated.
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Modern Cloud-based Backup Strategy

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How MSSP Can Maximize Revenues With Optimize and Monetize Security Service Models

If you are MSSP, you know how important it is to win and retain business. You must demonstrate the ability to deliver security services more competently and less expensively than clients can achieve on their own. This article will show you how to optimize and monetize security services. Read on this article to learn:

  • Three key managed security service models: Why you may want to transition from one model to the next and how you might go about it.
  • Why a security fabric approach can help you improve staff efficiencies.
  • How to achieve and maintain competitive advantage in threat protection.

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8 Modern Essentials Features for Endpoint Security Solutions in 2018

Solution providers have always looked to deliver the most stringent endpoint security offerings to protect their clients, but a solution that simply detects threats isn’t enough in a fast-paced, 24/7 economy. To be truly effective, today’s security platforms must also be designed for modern business needs, which means accommodating the move toward cloud-based and mobile accessibility so that threat detection goes hand in hand with immediate response. And that means avoiding overly complex implementations that are often too cumbersome to manage—and, in some cases, can lead to errors that inadvertently create security vulnerabilities instead of correcting them. Read on this article to learn the 8 must-have features to look for in an effective modern endpoint security solution.

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VIPRE Endpoint Security

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