Archive | Inspiration and Motivation

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10 Quotes to Help Stand Out in the Crowd

The more experience we gain in leading others, the more we realize that motivation is key in developing our team to make the most of each other’s skills. It is an arrow that is continually held in our leadership quiver to ensure we shoot toward an environment conducive to high productivity and open creativity. However, […]

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Leadership Lessons from Parks and Rec

While there are countless books and video tutorials on developing as a leader, one of the best resources we can use is right under our noses. TV shows can provide some of the best tips of what to do and not to do when in a leadership position. And while TV leaders can range from […]

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Baseball Article 7-13-20

Play Ball: Leadership Lessons from Baseball Legends

On March 26, 2020, Major League Baseball was set to throw out the first pitch of the 2020 season. Known as Opening Day, the event is the culmination of dozens of offseason trades, renewed contracts, months of preparation, and a date every fan of our national pastime had circled on their calendars. But before the […]

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The Grand Masters

Success in life comes when we achieve excellence in an area of our lives.  Generally speaking, people who achieve master status only do one thing at the highest level.  Michael Jordan was arguably the greatest basketball player who ever lived, but he was only an average Minor League Baseball player.  It is far better to […]

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Marlene Chism: Leader, Lead Thyself

During these unprecedented times, author, educator, and consultant Marlene Chism gives practical tips for business leaders to first lead themselves in order to successfully lead others. Check out the video below to learn more! (more…)

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Watch ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition On-Demand

Watch ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition On-Demand

Keeping up with the latest leadership trends is imperative to the development of your teams and overall growth of your company. For a limited time only, Express Employment Professionals is proud to offer ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition, a 2.5-hour, previously recorded complimentary leadership event that provides a unique opportunity to see dynamic speakers bring business insight, motivation, […]

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TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Optimist, leadership expert, and best-selling author Simon Sinek may be best known for popularizing the concept of WHY, which he described in his first TED Talk in 2009: How Great Leaders Inspire Action. This talk went on to become one of the top five most watched TED Talks of all time with nearly 50 million views. […]

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ExpressTalks Spotlight: Dr. Amy Cuddy

See Dr. Amy Cuddy at the ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition online leadership event Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Presence: Bring Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges Known for coining the phrase “fake it ’til you become it,” Amy uses cutting-edge science to reveal that if we adopt behaviors reflecting power and strength, we free ourselves to […]

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Kenny Rogers: Leadership Lessons from the Gambler

Kenny Rogers: Leadership Lessons from the Gambler

Grammy award-winner and Country Music Hall of Fame Member Kenny Rogers was a cultural icon and changed the way modern country music was produced and enjoyed around the world. In honor of Rogers, who passed away this past month, Refresh Leadership decided to extract some lessons from the gambler himself by breaking down one of […]

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RL 4-6-2020

Becoming the Leader Your Team Needs in Times of Uncertainty

How would you respond to a crippling crisis that affects your team? Who would your employees look toward to lead them through troubling times? These are questions that may have seemed hypothetical two months ago but are now real issues that business leaders across the world are facing. We are in an unprecedented situation with […]

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