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The Definition of Success and Goals

by Helen Whelan “I’d define success as the progressive realization of worthy goals. It’s the ability to have love and compassion and the ability to get in touch with your own creativity. If you define success purely in material terms, … Continue reading

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What’s going on: More career development to mask a hiring shortage?

One thing about change, it’s always happening. It’s well visualized with a pendulum.  That’s definitely the case with the job market. Today, it swings in favor of companies. Tomorrow? Could it swing in favor of workers?  Is it already happening? … Continue reading

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Restlessness and Resilience: Recipe for Success

“Everybody should be searching for resilience, and hardly anyone does. Being able to bounce back from adversity is crucial in just about every field I examined. You need resilience to be a great CEO, a great teacher, soldier, investor, etc.” … Continue reading

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Leadership Behavior Change and Mentoring for ROI

Change for the better and sticking to it Mentoring future leaders  and strategic alignment Successful people  have an intense need for self-determination. They believe they do what they do because they choose to do it – not because they have to do it! … Continue reading

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Team Building Tips from Great Leaders

Boosting entrepreneurship and small business so jobs are created is the focus of the new StartUp Partnership America, a private/public sector initiative chaired by former AOL co-founder Steve Case.  While creating jobs is certainly needed, taking care of employees is equally important from a talent management resource issue. Your team … Continue reading

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Global Leaders Failing in 5 Critical Skills

Leaders and HR executives in 74 countries gave their leaders a failing grade in the five most critical skills of a leader. In a study by DDI, a talent management  firm, 12,500 leaders and nearly two-thousand HR professionals were asked … Continue reading

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The Business Case for Career Development Training

What’s the top challenge managers face? How do they become peak performers ready to step into a leadership role? Think the answer is a) Exceeding a production deadline?  B) Boosting productivity? C) Hiring and engaging peak performers?  While all of … Continue reading

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Millennials Value Training over Money

It might seem dreary out there in the job market, but a recent study of CEOs show two-thirds believe they’re facing a skilled talent shortage. Nearly 1200 CEOs were interviewed around the world by PricewaterhouseCoopers in its 2011 Global CEO Survey. … Continue reading

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How to Keep Peak Performers

by Marshall Goldsmith Is your company competing for top talent? Do you participate in hiring decisions or developing leaders? If so, pay attention! The workforce is changing dramatically–in two years, there will be more members of the Millennial Generation than … Continue reading

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Is U.S. Management the Best in the World?

Three prestigious schools and one consulting firm: Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, McKinsey & Company, and Stanford say, “Yes.” They spent ten years studying a range of management practices in 10,000 firms in 20 countries to generate an overall … Continue reading

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