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Why You Need to Use Short Videos to Teach Soft Skills

DEAR ABBY: You give so much great advice, I’m wondering if there is a basic principle you abide by in order to help guide you when giving advice. — CURIOUS READER DEAR CURIOUS: I hadn’t really thought about it, but … Continue reading

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Do You Feel the “Luv” at Work?

by Sandra Ford Walston How often do you hear a CEO declare with pride that his or her organization has never had a layoff, furlough or bankruptcy? Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly made that statement recently at the University of … Continue reading

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Corporate Video Training 2013 Trends

Trends provide us an opportunity to mark ourselves against what’s new or popular. Or, we can choose to ignore them.  But, the biggest indicator of a trend that is here to stay is its popularity, or, in the case of … Continue reading

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Effective Decision-Making through 3 Key Soft Skills

by Lois Zachary Do you often rush decision-making because of a deadline? You don’t have time to get input or have a full understanding of the issue. Then, when it comes to implementation, does it feel like your team is … Continue reading

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How would you define “Soft Skills”?

It’s a great question. You’ve got to wonder how this name came about when “soft skills” are the hardest to teach and learn. They are the critical skills that will make you a good leader, a more effective communicator or better … Continue reading

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Interpersonal Skills Fastest Route to Leadership Success

“The problem with (CEO)Leo Apotheker wasn’t lack of vision as much as a lack of execution and communication.”  HP Executive Chairman Ray Lane on the firing of HP’s CEO who had been on the job for only 11 months. You … Continue reading

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