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How Much Does Leadership Training Cost?

How Much Does Leadership Training Cost from A Better Leader

Developing a few good leaders can make all the difference in your company’s growth and innovation. A variety of leaders can bring new ideas and energy to any organization and makes sure that your company will be in good hands when today’s leaders retire. However, training and mentoring new leaders can be tricky and expensive. […]

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Effectiveness of Leadership Training

How to measure the effectiveness of leadership training from A Better Leader

Companies need to be able to measure the effectiveness of their leadership training. However, there are too many companies who fail to provide leaders with the training and support they need – ironically, usually for financial reasons. With his “Cost of Doing Nothing” calculator, author and leadership expert Ken Blanchard conducted extensive research, including analysis […]

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How The Power of Habit Creates Better Leaders

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

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“The Happiness Advantage,” written for leaders by best-selling author Shawn Achor, shares seven researched and tested methods of becoming happier. He details how your own happiness can help achieve higher levels of leadership success. By improving your own happiness, you can have a more positive impact upon your relationship circles and community. In the book, […]

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The Difference Between Compliance and Commitment and How to Create Committed Teams

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All employers should ask: Do I have a compliant or committed workforce? After a number of major ethical and criminal scandals in the corporate world, business leaders realized that employees complying with laws and corporate policies aren’t the same as employees committed to corporate values and goals. The eye-opening scandals became a leadership call-to-action to […]

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Who Makes Better Leaders: Introverts or Extroverts?

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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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