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Using Videos of Successful Leaders to Jazz Up Your Trainings

We’re often asked about how our clients use our corporate training videos to teach soft skills and leadership development. Often, trainers think they have to show a 20 – 30 minute long video, taking away precious time they need to facilitate … Continue reading

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The Primary Role of a Leader: Chief Energy Officer

Who was the best boss you ever had?  Did they energize you? Did they find something special in you before you even knew it? Did they acknowledge you for a skill or ability? When they did, did you accomplish more than … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test, Will You Pass?

Listen to the audio of the first chapter. Dr. Timothy Clark’s new book,“The Leadership Test: Will You Pass?” is being used throughout corporate America as a guide for understanding the foundation principles of leadership. This book is the “Who Moved … Continue reading

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5 Leadership Traits CEOs Admire

You may or may not want to make it to the corner office, but no doubt you do want to succeed. If you’re a manager, you might want to take a look at the NYT’s article on “Distilling the Wisdom of CEO’s.”  … 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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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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Leadership Tip: How to Energize Yourself and Your Team

Karlin Sloan, author of “UnFear”, often writes about leadership skills. She recently wrote: “Many of us believe that our attitude shapes our destiny …. What we focus on becomes our reality. And if we as leaders are tired, stressed, and … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Leadership Training Video

The “Corner Office” column in the New York Times is a rich resource for leadership advice. Usually, there’s a pearl of wisdom or two you can take and practice to become a better leader. This week’s column featured F. Mark Gumz, the … Continue reading

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