Category Archives for "A Better Leader"

Online Leadership Training: Which is Best for Your Company?

Getting your leaders on the same page can be a challenge – and encouraging to focus on their own development can be an even bigger hurdle! You need an online leadership training program that ensures that all your leaders are supporting your company’s culture in the same way. While live and in-person training is effective, […]

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Employee Burnout: Do You Know the Signs?

The American workforce is in the throes of a burnout crisis, especially in high stakes and inherently stressful industries like healthcare and tech – and it’s not hard to see why. In the era of endless “hustle” and 24/7 connectivity, “clocking out” of work at the end of the day has become something of a […]

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How The Power of Habit Creates Better Leaders

a better leader power of habit

The Projections team reads a new book together each year, and our 2019 book was Charles Duhigg’s “The Power of Habit.” In his book, “The Power of Habit,” author Charles Duhigg breaks down the science behind our mind’s ability to simplify and automate recurring tasks throughout our day – and throughout our lives. Duhigg reveals […]

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Why Your Leaders Need Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

For years emotional intelligence has been a desirable trait for leaders, but one that has primarily been focused on only during the hiring process, if at all. By leaders either not being aware of the importance of emotional intelligence within an organization, or not being equipped to train and coach team members in this important […]

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Dealing with Difficult Employees

Dealing with Difficult Employees

Becoming a boss may be the dream of many young adults but leading a team isn’t always peaches and cream (or, in the case of millennials, a double shot of espresso and almond milk). No matter where you work or how nice you may be, you’re bound to end up dealing with difficult employees. In […]

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Leading Gig Workers

Leading Gig Workers

In this gig economy, people work at many side jobs, short-term contracts and freelance jobs. The 2017 Intuit study on the on-demand economy predicts that 9.2 million Americans will choose on-demand jobs by 2021. Many successful, innovative businesses already employ remote workers and have managers leading gig workers; many more are slowly opting for them. […]

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Scientific Proof That Happiness Creates Leadership Success (Not the other way around!)

Happy Employee

“The Happiness Advantage,”written for leaders by best-selling author Shawn Achor, shares seven researched and tested methods of becoming happier, achieving higher levels of leadership success, and having a more positive impact upon your relationship circles and community. In the book, Achor describes the time spent in his early life chasing success and expecting to find […]

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Diversity and Inclusion: The Millennial Perspective

Diversity and Inclusion Young Workers

Up to this point, U.S. businesses and the government have defined diversity by factors like age, gender, race and disability. Millennials have an entirely different perspective on Diversity and Inclusion and for a good reason. Millennials are one of the most diverse populations the U.S. has experienced to date, so they aren’t impressed with diversity […]

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