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Enjoyment and self-discipline

This Factor Inspires Self-Discipline

By | Posted Dec 30, 2016

It takes self-discipline to achieve big goals. But what factors fuel a person’s willingness to work hard and stick with […]

Team Building: Turn Up The Pride

By | Posted Dec 29, 2016

In their team building efforts, savvy managers are always on the lookout for examples of quality work from employees. They […]

The importance of a leader’s attitude

Bringing The Right Leadership Attitude To Work

By | Posted Dec 23, 2016

The leadership attitude and confidence you demonstrate in the office—especially during tough times—have a big effect on your team. Watch here as Jason Ackerman, the co-founder and CEO […]

Building your emotional intelligence

Need To Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence? Check These 6 Competencies

By | Posted Dec 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

Strong and effective relationships are the currency of successful leaders, and emotional intelligence is the cornerstone of those relationships. Emotionally […]

unexpected employee turnover

4 Ways To Avoid Unexpected Employee Turnover

By | Posted Dec 19, 2016

The typical person changes jobs over 11 times in their career. With average tenures in the low single digits, turnover has become part of life. But you have the choice to be proactive. Keep surprises to a minimum, and you won’t be blindsided by unexpected employee turnover.

retaining top talent

Retaining Top Talent: 5 Things Employees Value More Than Money

By | Posted Nov 18, 2016

Even if you have plenty of room in your budget to pay everyone on your team over and above market rates, money isn’t the only thing that keeps people happy and engaged at work.

learn how to be creative

Can You Learn How To Be Creative? Believe It Or Not, Yes.

By | Posted Nov 17, 2016

Watch here as Sarah Prevette, founder of Future Design School, explains why teaching creativity is as important as literacy and numeracy in schools.

mental toughness

How Do You Build Mental Toughness? Think Like A Navy SEAL!

By | Posted Nov 15, 2016

OK, so maybe you won’t be able to pull off any of their daring feats, but you can still learn from Navy SEALs how to up your own mental toughness and resilience game.

difficult conversations

Awareness And Intention: Critical Skills For Difficult Conversations

By | Posted Nov 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

Leaders often avoid difficult conversations because they either don’t have the skills, or they fear all the emotions that may arise. The key is setting a conscious intention to guide the dialogue.

career advice from Sheryl Sandberg

You’ll Want To Take This Career Advice From Sheryl Sandberg

By | Posted Nov 8, 2016

At a recent event, this question was posed to respected leader Sheryl Sandberg: “What’s the number one thing you look for in someone who can scale with a company?” Her answer may (or may not) surprise you.

talent rotation

Mix It Up: The Benefits Of Talent Rotation For Leadership Development

By | Posted Nov 7, 2016

As part of your leadership development toolbox, rotational assignments can go a long way in strengthening your frontline leadership muscle and succession planning strategies, says HR expert and author Paul Falcone.

leadership qualities

The Best Leadership Qualities Are Also The Rarest

By | Posted Nov 1, 2016

What are the best leadership qualities? Watch as Les McKeown, president of Predictable Success, explains why good leaders are those who help everyone reach their goals—without thinking of themselves as heroes.

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