Category Archives for "Improve"

How to Grow New Leaders in your Organization

How to grow new leaders

One of the most important aspects of organizational development is succession planning and, in particular, growing new leaders. There are lots of ways to develop a positive culture in your place of work that will nurture and grow the leaders of the future. Here’s how to turn your workplace into an organization that grows the […]

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How To Mentor Better Leaders – The Right Way

Mentoring is not a modern construct. If you can recall your high school Greek mythology, the goddess Athena disguised herself as Mentor, the original “wise and trusted counselor,” to become the teacher of Telemachus, Odysseus’ son. In today’s world, we find mentoring in almost all forums where learning takes place – some of it excellent, […]

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Are Your Employees Keeping You From Hiring the Best New Talent?

Engagement and Recruiting

Arguably, your employees are your business’s most valuable assets. When your employees feel valued and like they’re an integral part of a dynamic team, they’re likely to wow your customers by going above and beyond. As a business owner, you need and want to recruit the very best talent to support your customers, and that […]

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Feedback Reboot: Turbo-Charge Your Performance Reviews

Using Strategic Measurement to Understand Performance Condensing twelve months of employee contributions into one comprehensive annual performance evaluation can be challenging. To make things more difficult, managers run the risk of damaging engagement levels if annual reviews are perceived as “unfair”. Your team counts on you to see a full, robust picture of their performance, […]

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Don’t Fake It: Here’s How To Be Genuine About Praise and Constructive Feedback

As a team leader, you use a certain leadership style. You may even adapt your style to better mesh with certain individuals and circumstances. No doubt you know that praise and constructive feedback are two effective means of improving team performance. In fact, these two elements alone can make the difference between exceptional team performance […]

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How to Become a Better Leader: 8 Steps You Can Take Right Now

A leader is not made by a title, nor is one defined by birth. Leadership is a habit, and you can build a better leader by taking a series of actionable steps every day. To effectively lead employees, you need to communicate with your employees, motivate them, support them and improve their performance. Below is […]

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5 Ways to Identify & Hire Better Leaders

Your staff can be only as effective as the leaders you bring into your organization. A poor leader can cost your company substantially; not only will you waste time and money, but you’ll also be putting your team’s morale on the line. If you’re ready to hire a new manager or supervisor, it’s important you […]

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The Art of Crafting World-Class Leaders

Business is plagued by one recurring problem: management. Take a close look at any business that is struggling with change, innovation, employee satisfaction or growth, and the culprit is management. At least superficially; but perhaps the problem is deeper. Talent versus technical abilities The dynamics of hiring have changed over the years. With a larger […]

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5 Free Apps to Increase Employee Productivity

Mobile applications provide employees with access to the data they need on the go, especially if your company employs a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy. See why these five free apps are must-haves to inspire productivity and motivate today’s roving workers. 1. Trello Organization is key to successfully accomplishing goals. Trello provides a simple yet comprehensive list […]

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