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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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[Book Review] What’s Gone Wrong With Developing Leaders

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Why Traditional Leadership Training Misses the Mark There is so much written today on the reasons for lack of employee engagement in the corporate workplace, despite millions spent on leadership training. Author and speaker Mary Hladio decided to tackle the issue in her management book, “Developing Leaders – Why Traditional Leadership Training Misses the Mark.” […]

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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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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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Transformational Leadership Keeps Businesses Union Free

Transformational Leadership

In the business world, a transformation is the process of inducing profound change, taking the organization in a new direction to achieve a higher level of effectiveness. That sounds ideal for operating in today’s marketplace where change is a constant, meaning your business needs flexible and adaptable leaders. Transformational leaders are better leaders who know […]

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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 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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