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Why Do Professional Relationships Go Sour?

As a corporate leader, creating effective, respectful, and proper connections is a critical ingredient for success, and connecting is one of four training silos of leadership development featured in A Better Leader. Unproductive and ineffective connections can cause incredible frustration, worry and unproductive results. But frustrating does not begin to describe the feeling when a […]

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4 Tools that help Build Trust and Create Success

Building trust is serious business – and a key component of leadership success. Trust helps establish effective connections, and creates an environment in which others are motivated to achieve both individual and collective greatness. Very few people enjoy interacting with someone whose ego and sense of entitlement demand that respect based on title, privilege or other […]

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5 Ways to Become A Better Leader

The job of a corporate leader is to guide a team towards success, reaching specific goals. But in order to inspire and motivate that team, a leader must relate to individual team members and what drives them to excel. Leadership means creating an environment where team members also relate to one another. The ability to influence […]

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5 Easy Ways to Motivate Employees

Today’s workplace can be a slippery slope when it comes to getting the most from each employee. As leaders, we want each and every member of the team working to their full potential, and we want them engaged in the results of their efforts. Motivating employees today takes leaders that are, first and foremost, self-aware and conscious […]

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Leadership Lessons: 12 Vital Basics

Defining what makes a good leader is a little like defining what makes a good meal. Everyone will have their own opinions on it, none necessarily right or wrong. So how can we create a baseline for great leadership, allowing for all the variations that come with corporate culture, company objectives and even individual differences? […]

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Credibility Still Matters

One of the fundamental beliefs about leadership is that leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow. Over the past 30 years, there has been plenty of research that consistently shows that the attributes people seek in leaders they are willing to follow are: honesty, competence, inspiration and the […]

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What Does Emotional Intelligence Have To Do With Creating Better Leaders?

When corporate leaders struggle with team relationships, it’s often a question of people taking the time to understand one another. In order to overcome this common leadership challenge, it’s often helpful to take a look at a leader’s “emotional intelligence.” While companies look for intelligent, capable individuals to promote into leadership positions, sometimes awareness of […]

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