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How Strong Leaders Address Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying hurts employees, drains morale, and costs businesses money when they must replace employees who quit due to repeated mistreatment. However, team leaders, managers, and even executives can help spot and stop bullying in the workplace. Workplace Bullying, Defined Workplace bullying is the targeted, habitual mistreatment of one or more employees. While single acts of aggression, sabotage, […]

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5 Incredibly Practical Ways To Measure The Effectiveness of Your Leadership Training

Effective Leadership Training

With his “Cost of Doing Nothing” calculator, author and leadership expert Ken Blanchard conducted extensive research, including analysis of hundreds of companies. His findings revealed that each year a company fails to incorporate true leadership development, the greater the negative financial impact. In fact, he determined that ignoring leadership development leads to an average loss […]

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What Kind of Decision-Maker Are You?

decision making for leaders

Your decision-making process and leadership style can make a direct impact on employee job satisfaction and overall happiness. While it’s important to lead your group and make decisions in a way that works for you personally, you’ll also want employees to avoid unnecessary union organizing as a reaction to job dissatisfaction. With that in mind, […]

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Who Makes Better Leaders: Introverts or Extroverts?

better leaders: introverts extroverts

With a full 40 percent of executives considering themselves introverts, there’s plenty of evidence that suggests both personality types can be excellent leaders. Extroverts may excel at motivating certain types of employees, but introverts often have superior planning skills. If you want to become a leader, you’ll need both skills, plus other traits that may […]

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Leadership Succession Planning: 5 Great Tips!

Leadership Succession Planning

There is a widely held belief that businesses benefit from a combination of internal promotions and outside recruitment. While securing managerial talent from competitors is usually straightforward, developing people from within an organization to rise through the ranks can be a little tricky. Unfortunately, developing individuals within a team and building on their managerial potential […]

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Is a “Trained” Leader a Better Leader?

Leadership Training vs. Coaching

Alternatives to Traditional Leader Training The only way to create a winner is to train one, right? That’s not necessarily true. The most successful athletes and the most successful business executives absolutely need targeted training to reach the pinnacle of their respective successes. What’s the caveat? Effective teaching should be fluid, thoughtful and dynamic. An […]

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7 Unique Ways To Become A Better Leader

Becoming a better leader today requires training coupled with a new perspective as to how the modern leader should behave. Successful leaders, from senior executives to front-line supervisors, need to be good communicators and actively demonstrate they care about the welfare of employees. They also develop unique leadership behaviors like the following: 1. Volunteer in […]

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How A Leader Can Be An Effective Coach – The First Step in Preparing to Coach Someone

So you are a leader and you’ve come to the crossroads for a coaching opportunity with a fellow associate. Terrific. Clearly you have developed trust with this other individual and that is a great thing. Your ability to create a safe, supportive environment that produces ongoing mutual respect and trust is paramount in any relationship, […]

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