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Good Stats for Defending Training & Development Investment

If telling your CEO that it’s important to have happy employees is too touchy-feely for him or her, here are some great stats you can use to defend investing in learning and development trainings. Ron Thomas, a principal at StrategyFocusedHR, recently provided some great … Continue reading

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Online Corporate Training to Effectively Manage Change

There are so many forces of change we can’t control: the ups and downs of the economy and the stock market, competition, a merger, layoffs, technology, etc. You name it, it’s coming at you and your organization all the time. The important fact … Continue reading

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What’s Your Default Setting as a Boss?

Your default setting can also be called your comfort zone. This is the behavior you tend to exhibit when faced with certain situations. As a leader, you want to be aware of these so that you have a choice of … 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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Effectively Manage Conflict and Communication Skills

Check out our new Effective Communication Skills Videos. by Mike Rogers Keeping a cool head during conflict can sometimes be difficult. Especially when the conflict is perceived as or becomes personal. If you think there is a good chance there … 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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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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Leadership Skills and Self Awareness

If you’re in the business of talent acquisition or global strategic sourcing, you might not be worried about your best talent bolting. After all, we still have high unemployment numbers. But, what happens when your competition takes a different strategy and realizes your team … 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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