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Don’t Miss Robyn Benincasa at the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

The world-champion adventure racer, CNN Hero, and firefighter will take the stage on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in helping them succeed. […]

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Don’t Miss Jimmy Johnson at the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

The two-time Super Bowl champion coach and FOX NFL Sunday analyst will take the stage on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in […]

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Don’t Miss Patrick Lencioni at the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

The leadership consultant, professional speaker, and best-selling author will take the stage on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in helping them succeed. […]

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3 Quick Tips for Developing Talent

From raising leaders within to creating a culture of learning, the most successful organizations realize the importance of developing their employees. In fact, employee development has become not just a succession planning initiative, but also a retention builder. And with Millennials as the largest generation in the workforce, they have become an outspoken leader in […]

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Leadership Should Be Difficult

Leadership isn’t easy. People and employees who think being a leader means sitting in the corner office, taking three-hour lunches and spending afternoons on the golf course are sadly mistaken. Leadership is difficult—and leadership should be difficult. Why? Because at its heart, being a leader is about bringing people together with a shared vision in […]

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What Is Your Ideal Office Layout?

Not all offices are created equal. Some organizations gather in an open-concept bullpen, while others fill large commercial office buildings with endless rows of cubicles. From leadership, communication, and productivity perspectives, each design has its own set of pros and cons. Since most professionals spend at least 40 hours a week in their home away […]

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A Winning Culture: Embracing the Heart of a Champion

Resilient. Hardworking. Dreamer. Proactive. Driven. What makes up the heart of a champion? Characteristics can be defined in simple platitudes, but character is what separates the haves from the have-nots. Character is what creates a champion. In the 1995 NBA Finals, future Hall-of-Famer Hakeem Olajuwon and the sixth-seeded Houston Rockets overcame a lackluster season and […]

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TEDTalk: Building a Human Company in the Age of Machines

“Half of the human workforce is expected to be replaced by software and robots in the next 20 years,” says author, speaker, and “strategy artist” Tim Leberecht in a recent TEDTalk. It’s no secret that our world is becoming more automated every day, and in many ways, our lives are better because of it. However, […]

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Onboarding: What We Can Learn From the Presidential Inauguration

Every four years, citizens from coast to coast go to the polls to vote for the commander-in-chief. And as an example of a peaceful transfer of power, the soon-to-be former president works with the president-elect to ensure the continued success of the United States of America. This transition is made complete on Jan. 20 during […]

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Question of the Month: What’s the Most Important Soft Skill You Look for in a Job Candidate?

Job experience and education are only part of the equation when finding the perfect new employee. Most hiring managers can attest to situations where an applicant looked perfect on paper, but the hire didn’t stick due to a disconnect in the soft skills needed to perform the job. According to the American Society of Training […]

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