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TED Talk: Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era

With a focus on innovation and quick decisions, it can be difficult for leaders to also focus on efficiency and well-thought out decisions. In her TED Talk titled Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era, CEO and Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group Charlene Li explains that it’s “less about control and more about empowerment: enabling employees […]

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The 27 Days of Christmas

Thanksgiving is over, so now it’s basically Christmas! Here’s a fun, musical message from Express Employment Professionals featuring YouTube stars Tripp and Tyler to help you get into the holiday spirit! Contact your local Express Employment Professionals office today to learn more about how we can help with your all seasonal staffing needs!    

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The Critical Question

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall This column is for people who are attempting to achieve something extraordinary. The principles are designed to help you realize world class results within a limited scope. This advice should not be applied to creating lifelong balance and stability in your personal, professional, family, financial, fitness, faith, or […]

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VIDEO: How to Make Work-Life Balance Work

Do you struggle with work-life balance? Do you have a hard time as a leader creating a company culture that fits with your employees’ need for balance? Check out this TED Talks featuring author and marketer Nigel Marsh for insight into the importance of the individual to determine how to make work-life balance work.

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Scary Good Leadership: Are You Feared or Revered?

October 31 is just around the corner, and for many employees, the scariest part of Halloween isn’t the ghouls and ghosts—it’s their leader. Leadership style has a major impact on employees—from their motivation for doing quality work to their decision to stay with the company long term, leaders set the tone for employee engagement. There’s […]

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10 Quotes to Help You See a Project Through

Success wouldn’t mean nearly as much if you didn’t have to work hard to achieve. However, sometimes, the very things that create character can be a detriment to success in the long run. There are many instances when people were so close to the finish line, but couldn’t see the end in sight, so they […]

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The Next Big Thing

An Inspirational Article by Motivational Speaker and President of the Narrative Television Network, Jim Stovall. We’ve all seen super-successful people who always seem to be in the right place at the right time. Through my work in movies, television, books, and arena events, I’ve had the privilege of meeting and working with a number of these […]

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Ultimate Thank You Challenge and Sweepstakes

Express Employment Professionals is privileged to put more than half a million people to work each year, and we want all workers to feel appreciated. In August, we are hosting the Ultimate Thank You Sweepstakes, and Express will award five people $1,000 each week. Then to celebrate Labor Day in the U.S., and Labour Day […]

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Systems of Success: Replacing Bad Habits with Great Ones

The most effective leaders are those who develop processes to help their organization reach and stay on top. Habitual systems help people run at their peak without overexerting mental energy when moving into uncharted territories. However, without systems in place, people tend to fall back into their default setting, which can include bad habits. To […]

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Lead Like a Lion: Lessons from The Lion King

With Disney’s new, reimagined version of the The Lion King movie set to release this week, it’s the perfect time to look to the original 1994 classic for leadership insight! From overcoming obstacles to staying true to yourself to reaching your full potential, this movie is full of life lessons. Check out these timeless quotes […]

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