Category Archives: leadership

Good Leaders Find Clarity Without the Data

The internet has automated many tasks to make our lives easier. Scheduling, communication, now “Robo-investing” where computing helps to automatically re-balance our financial portfolios to hit our financial targets.  But, one thing that can’t be automated is good decision-making. This video of … Continue reading

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Ouch! Why Those Precious Few Engaged Workers Leave

​The latest Gallup poll ​ (October 2013)​ on the State of the Global workplace show​s only 13% of the ​worldwide ​workforce is engaged.​ (The U.S. and Canada has the highest number of engaged workers: 29%.)​  ​ ​” The bulk of … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Video Training Library

It really is that easy. We’ve just added hundreds of new training videos and short video case-studies for trainers and educators to use to teach leadership skills, change management, HR skills, harassment  and more. Do you want to stream a video on your … Continue reading

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Leadership Turnover, Faulty Planning & Value Destruction

By Peter Thies There are a lot of CEOs without jobs. Companies are turning over their CEOs at the fastest clip since the recession, according to executive search firm Spencer Stuart.  CEO tenure has dropped to 4.8 years, according to … Continue reading

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Loss and Failure,Increasing Your Batting Average at Work

by Richard French The number of youth players in baseball has been declining over the last several years. It’s hard. You hit a round ball with a round bat and it’s a game of attrition and failure. There is no … Continue reading

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The One Leadership Skill That Will Turbocharge Employee Performance

by Judith E. Glaser Through advances in neuroscience, we can now see inside of the brains and minds of people who are experiencing different emotions. What astounds scientists is the dramatically different “brain landscape” for people who are in fear … Continue reading

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How to Win The Battle for Chinese Talent

by Michael Whelan I have always jokingly told my friends that if China has the same incidence of characters as the rest of humanity, then its stands to reason that there are more geniuses, thieves, brilliant people and crooks than … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Use Short Videos to Teach Soft Skills

DEAR ABBY: You give so much great advice, I’m wondering if there is a basic principle you abide by in order to help guide you when giving advice. — CURIOUS READER DEAR CURIOUS: I hadn’t really thought about it, but … Continue reading

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Can One New Habit Change Your Life?

by Michelle Baker The other day, I noticed my sister posted a Facebook status about a new habit my niece, Rylie, had acquired: Congratulations to my daughter, Rylie! She has successfully gone one whole year (without cheating!) without using a … Continue reading

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What Defines Personal Courage?

by Sandra Ford Walston Personal courage is the way of one’s heart. It is a blending of heart and essence combined with the commitment to hold ourselves completely accountable for our actions. Applying courage consciousness, we must recognize that our … Continue reading

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