Author Archive | James C. Price

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4 Tips for Handling Workplace Stress During the Holidays

With the crisp air, sweet smells of treats, and the warm sounds of cheer, it’s officially the holiday season. This time of year can create some of the most joyful memories in your office; however, for some people who experience a busy fourth quarter, the holidays can account for high levels of anxiety. According to […]

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Common Behaviors That Derail Leadership

There is truth in the saying leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They are cultivated over years of training, experience, and habit. Unfortunately, that cultivation can be from both good and bad ends of the leadership spectrum, which can create negative leadership traits. According to a study by DDI, 57% of employees quit their job solely […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Authenticity

This is part 11 of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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How to Effectively Manage Expectations

Under sell, over perform. Under promise, over deliver. We’ve heard these idioms for generations. They’ve helped people lower expectations, while elevating realizations of goals. However, this can actually cause issues with creating clear expectations for employees while hindering overall growth and employee engagement. (more…)

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How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Success is driven by forward-thinking innovation. It’s one of the key that differentiates the has-beens and the will-BEs. And companies that are able to create a focus around innovation tend to have the most economic success. In fact, a study by McKinsey found that 98% of the economy is influenced by modernization and digitalization; and […]

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3 Tips to Conduct More Efficient Team Meetings

If your organization is a one-person team, you may not need to read further. But for the rest of us, meetings are a critical aspect of our daily work lives. They help us stay connected with others, understand big-picture dynamics, and brainstorm new, innovative ideas. However, poor meeting habits can not only cost time, but […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Motivation

This is part eight of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Take a Break: The Importance of Vacations

During the summer months, millions take to the road or the sky to enjoy some rest and relaxation from the daily grind. A focus on some sort of vacation has been a staple to workers across the world able to recharge and spend time with friends and loved ones. However, in 2020, we saw this […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Employee Development

Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must carry in their quivers to […]

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Professional Development: Investing in Yourself

While many leaders set a high importance on training employees, all too often their personal development takes a backseat. According to a Deloitte study, 86% of respondents said learning and development are important issues, yet only 10% say they are ready to address it. (more…)

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