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How to Avoid Suck Ups and Favoritism

by Marshall Goldsmith  I have reviewed more than 100 custom-designed leadership profiles for major corporations – and have helped write over 50. These documents typically feature motivational language that describes the leadership practices companies desire – such as “communicates a … Continue reading

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How Are You Managing Video Viewing at Work?

Research firm Harris Interactive asked over 200 workers at different companies what kinds of videos they watched at work. The employees said they spent about 18 minutes a week watching video. About a third of that time was spent watching … Continue reading

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Managers and The Potted Plant Syndrome

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.”  He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how to handle … 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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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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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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The Gap in Leadership Development

Executive coach and best -selling author Marshall Goldsmith says, “If you ask the customers of business schools—today’s corporations—what their biggest critique is, they will tell you they want more focus on people, team building and interpersonal skills, and less training of … Continue reading

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Boost Your Team’s Performance Even with a Bad Apple

Marshall Goldsmith Effective Leadership skills DVD: Feedforward, team building and effective leadership skills.  Wisdom of Winning Teams: Competition, Change, Commitment, Innovation and Energy – 5 key concepts to move your team forward with Bill Bradley, Jack Welch and others. by Marshall … Continue reading

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Boost Your Team's Performance Even with a Bad Apple

Marshall Goldsmith Effective Leadership skills DVD: Feedforward, team building and effective leadership skills.  Wisdom of Winning Teams: Competition, Change, Commitment, Innovation and Energy – 5 key concepts to move your team forward with Bill Bradley, Jack Welch and others. by Marshall … Continue reading

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