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Baking Search into Your Learning Program

Remember the movie, “Midnight in Paris”? An American couple arrives in Paris and the wife is trying to speak French. She reminds me of ….me, when I’m trying to speak French, constantly self-correcting after saying a phrase.  Is it “J’etais” … Continue reading

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You’re Not in Camelot

The good news: the economy is improving. Bad news: those employees you expected to stay are now looking to jump ship. They are four times as likely to be dis-engaged if their direct supervisor or manager is dis-engaged. In a recent … Continue reading

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The Human Part of Leadership

George Washington wasn’t considered a great leader just because he was a President or a general. Certainly those titles would confer upon him a lofty place as a leader. But, as Michael Lee Stallard recently wrote he embodied leadership through relationship, … Continue reading

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Are You Cut Out for Management?

In my old job in the news business, good producers or reporters were often promoted into management without leadership training.  That sometimes proved disastrous in stressful situations, where screaming and verbal assaults were the norm.  At the time that was considered the step “up the ladder of … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Creative Ways to Use Video to Teach Leadership?

This video shows the various ways to jazz up your leadership skills trainings. We took our most popular training, The Wisdom of Caring Leaders to show you how speakers, corporations and schools can use our videos to jump start their … Continue reading

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How to Build Great Culture, Teams and Leadership

Starbucks’ founder Howard Schultz was recently interviewed for the New York Times Corner Office column about how to build great culture, leadership and teams. Guess which part of the organization he thinks is most important to its success?  Marketing? Manufacturing? … Continue reading

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Rising Harassment of Muslim Workers

Employees throwing blood, meat and bones or calling Muslim workers “camel jockey” are just some of the growing workplace discrimination practices reported on by the New York Times. The NY Times says that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has … Continue reading

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How to Create and Maintain a Positive Attitude

Success is an Attitude! Meeting opener DVD Wisdom of Winning Teams  Check out our newest online video training on Effective Communication Skills.  LinkedIn is often thought of as a gold-mine for making contacts in the world of business. We found it’s also great … Continue reading

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How to Innovate Successfully

A recent Accenture study of 630 U.S. and U.K. executives found,” 89% said that innovation is as important, if not more important, than cost reduction to their company’s ability to achieve future growth.” However, Accenture found these flaws as companies … Continue reading

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Self Confidence and the Traits of Highly Successful People

by Marshall Goldsmith You won’t get to the top without self-confidence; to build it, you have to believe in yourself. Don’t worry about being perfect — put up a brave front and do the best you can. That’s it in … Continue reading

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