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Unforgettable Leadership Lessons from Love Songs

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may be spending a little more time shopping for chocolates and gifts than normal. According to WalletHub, consumers spend $21.8 billion annually on this holiday. In fact, $4.1 billion goes to jewelry purchases, whereas $2 billion is spent on flowers and candy each. However, there’s one aspect […]

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All About Perspective: Changing Your Focus

One of the biggest issues leaders face in an organization is hitting a plateau. Even after months of sales gains or a period of production increases, once growth starts to wane, it can be hard to not only understand why but also what to do next. That is why innovation has been one of the […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Communication

This is 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 to adjust to. 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 Create the Right Goals for the New Year

As the calendar turns to a new year, millions of business professionals create new personal and organizational goals to strive for during the next 12 months. However, though many pursue new goals, few actually achieve them. According to a study, 60% of people create resolutions for the new year, yet only 8% are successful in […]

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2020

With the new year in full swing, it’s time to look back at the top posts of 2020. From the Eisenhower Matrix to Enneagram of Personality to being a leader in times of uncertainty, this past year offered a wide range of topics and content. So, before we completely close the books on 2020, check […]

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TED Talk: How Reverse Mentorship Can Help Create Better Leaders

Focusing on diversity and inclusion within an organization is crucial to maintaining a healthy and supportive workforce. And while mentorship programs have always been thought of as a way to pass on wisdom from leaders to employees, executive coach and personal development advocate Patrice Gordon explains that the inverse can be just has helpful for […]

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The Struggle Is Real: Leading Your Team During Poor Business Conditions

Leading a team when your organization is on the top of the mountain can be a self-rejuvenating act. Powered by amazing sales reports, positive outlooks, a thriving corporate culture, and just plain and simple good times, it may seem easy to lead a team to the summit. But what happens when your organization or the […]

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“Giving Tuesday” an Opportunity for Businesses to Make a Lasting Community Impact

As businesses enter a season usually filled with in-person holiday parties and an abundance of team-building volunteer opportunities, COVID-19 has changed the way companies give back this year in a time when the need is great.  (more…)

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Give Thanks (Part 1): Best Way to Show Appreciation to Your Clients

North America has a long history of celebrating the importance of giving thanks, displaying gratitude, and showing appreciation to those around us. And as the season of giving draws near, the heart of the season is growing larger with each day. The art of this humble acknowledgment is the crux to many organizational cultures, so […]

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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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