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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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How Effective Leaders Can Engage Talent with Boldness

by Holly Green Are you brave, valiant, valorous, audacious, and swashbuckling? Or are you timorous, trepid, faint-hearted, and pusillanimous? Find out how to be bold as you “go for the gold.” 2012 is the year to be bold!  The economy … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Odds of Success with Change Management

“Only a third of excellent companies remain excellent for decades, and when organizations try to transform themselves, even fewer succeed” Scott Keller and Colin Price, authors of Beyond Performance. That’s a tough hurdle. It’s as if companies are designed to … Continue reading

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Dog SledTeams, the Antidote to Employee Disengagement

by Michael Lee Stallard For the second year in a row, 84 percent of American workers intend to actively look for a new job. This according to a recent survey by Right Management.  Last year, The Conference Board published a … Continue reading

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