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Creative Tips to Overcome Unexpected Rising Costs for Businesses

It’s no secret that rising inflation, supply chain issues, and lower consumer spending is dealing a blow to businesses in most industries across North America. And as the U.S. experienced two consecutive quarters with contracting GDP, these trends may seem to last at least for the near future. In a recent survey by The Harris […]

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Leader, Lead Thyself: How to Focus on Self to Better Lead Others

The greatest leaders often start with little to show but a vision and a dream. Inspiring people to embrace their goals, join their ranks, and work alongside them is imperative for leaders. However, before someone can inspire others, they must first look inward to lead themselves. The practice of self-leadership has been a key component […]

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Infographic: Boosting Productivity With Time Management

One of the biggest obstacles to organizational productivity is not effectively managing our time. From unrealistic deadline expectations to not prioritizing work, how we work can be just as important as what we work on. And as the age-old saying goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This infographic created by CoachTrainer.org […]

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5 Things Successful Leaders Will Do in 2022

As organizations closed the books on 2021, leaders looked forward to the new year with more perspective and an extra year of experience. And while no one knows what 2022 will bring or the challenges we will face, there are specific things successful individuals will focus on, regardless of outside variables. And if the past […]

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Four Things to Do Today to Ensure a Successful New Year

The new year is just around the corner, and with it comes newly realized optimism and strong goal-oriented determination. But to ensure your team is successful in the new year, it’s imperative to focus on the right things that will have positive impacts on your workplace objectives. Check out these four things to do today […]

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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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Embracing Recognition and Thankfulness in the Workplace

Great leaders know the positive effects of employee recognition. Showing appreciation and thankfulness in the workforce helps promote healthy relationships, productivity, motivation, retention, and even overall employee morale. However, recognition can sometimes be an oversight that may be causing underlying issues. (more…)

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Goal Setting

This is part 10 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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