Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

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Poor Communication costs you, both professionally and personally. One source estimates employee misunderstandings cost organizations $37 billion per year.  … [Read more...]

Effective Communication in the Workplace

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  A clear, effective communication skill is one of the best attributes a person can develop. It equips you to be successful professionally and personally.  By … [Read more...]

Continually Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

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  As a leader you must continually build your techniques, capabilities and habits. You need to be able to evaluate honestly where you are, what strengths you have … [Read more...]

Are You Leading with Integrity and Passion?

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Think back on your work career; try to remember those leaders or mentors that really stand out. What made you think of them? Why did they stand out? If you are … [Read more...]

Critical Aspects For Creating A Successful, High Performing Team

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Have you ever been a part of a TEAM, a true team? Whether it is in your profession, an athletic team, or in your community, chances are that if you have, you remember the … [Read more...]

The Difference between Consultants and Guides

In this week's video blog our expert guide, Don Hadley, discusses the difference between consultants and guides. Let’s start with the definition of consultants:  … [Read more...]

React Quickly: Prevent Slow Death

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Running an organization is like flying an airplane, although it is not as dramatic. When an airplane has a warning light go on, the crew reacts. In business, too often … [Read more...]

Recognize and Avoid The Perils of Extroverted Leadership

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The boardroom of a company is often filled with a bevy of extroverts. That comes as no surprise; outgoing and authoritative, extroverts are natural leaders. Extroverted … [Read more...]

Six Different Approaches to Bonus Programs

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The goal of a bonus program is to motivate employees to achieve results in valuable way for everyone. In other words, they should be designed to get everyone from the … [Read more...]

Bowling With Your Boss: Evaluation Cruelty

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Imagine bowling with your boss… You throw the ball down the lane, but your boss has a sheet between you and the pins. You hear something happening, lots of noise, but … [Read more...]