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Five Ways Leaders Can Boost Employee Engagement

by Judith E. Glaser The key is to use your conversational intelligence (C-IQ)—your capacity to connect—to recognize social and psychological needs and translate this awareness into conversations that meet these needs. Here are five steps you can take now: Step … Continue reading

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Why Should Managers and Leaders Celebrate More?

by Judith E. Glaser Great leaders identify, measure, recognize, and reward meaningful efforts and achievements—and celebrate often with the people involved. Why should managers and leaders celebrate more? Creating a feeling of celebration helps meet people’s needs for inclusion, innovation, … Continue reading

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Are your people afraid? How to minimize fear and maximize trust

by Judith E. Glaser Are your people afraid? I’m not asking if you are a bully or a bad boss, or about the fear about being punished for a well-thought-out plan or product launch that fails. I’m talking about something … Continue reading

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Are Your Best Managers Hiding in Plain Sight?

by Helen Whelan Over 80 % of the managers in companies aren’t cut out to be managers.  That’s according to several Gallup studies of hundreds of organizations, 27 million employees and more than 2.5 million work units over the past … 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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Growth Junkies More Important than Growth Markets?

by Peter Thies Ask anyone to describe the current post-recession economy and they’ll give a terribly unexciting answer: “sideways”, “sluggish” and “creeping upward”.   Ho-hum… According to the Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook 2012, annual growth rates in emerging/developing economies from … Continue reading

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Business Training Video Library for a Time Pressed Audience

Most likely you’re training young folks and you want to engage them in the important interpersonal skills you’re teaching. Or, you’ve got a group of managers who are hard-pressed to give you their time. They think they have more important … Continue reading

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Can Data Help Us Hire Better Talent?

by Helen Whelan Hiring the right person for a job can be difficult at best. Managers often hire people like themselves or focus too much on past experience. Lou Adler, a former executive search recruiter and author of “The Essential … Continue reading

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Communication Beyond Texting and Email Creates Trust

“No more evasive answers. No more coy innuendos…” (Spoof on an Apple gadget and the perfect relationship) by Lois Zachary I spend a lot of time talking and writing about the need for good conversation. I see it as the … Continue reading

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How Good People Skills Boost Business Performance

Here are some great stats on how engaged employees fuel an organization’s business performance: Companies with strong talent practices outperformed their peer group, earning 22% higher shareholder returns. (McKinsey) Good people practices can increase a company’s value by as much as … Continue reading

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