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Employee Training: One Size Doesn’t Always Fit All

The labor force is incredibly diverse, full of unique individuals with their own outlooks, beliefs, managerial preferences, and career aspirations. It should come as no surprise, then, that different employees prefer different training programs. In fact, according to go2HR, 40% of employees who receive what they perceive as poor training leave their positions within the […]

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Infographic: 6 Ways Leaders Inspire Their Teams

The most successful and admired leaders focus on not just leading their teams, but also inspiring them. Check out this infographic from InitiativeOne, an organization that helps companies transform their cultures through coaching, strategic planning, and training, for some great insight into six ways leaders inspire their teams.

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4 Signs It’s Time to Hire an HR Manager

In most small businesses, a modest team of dedicated owners and employees often wear multiple hats when it comes to running the day-to-day activities. From receptionist to bookkeeper to office manager, there are a wide variety of roles that must be performed to ensure success, and when resources are limited, it falls on the entire […]

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5 Tips for Going Green in 2019

Although the world’s brightest scientific minds are steadily working to get there, a viable option for settling Mars is still just beyond our grasp. So, in the meantime, it’s important to focus on taking care of the planet we already have. Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of their impact on the environment, and in many […]

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The Results Are In: How Would You Describe Your Company’s Holiday/Christmas Party?

In keeping with the holiday season, we recently polled our readers to ask how they would describe their company’s holiday/Christmas party, and with 31% of the votes, “It’s a good time, but nothing over the top.” was the number one answer. “We don’t have a party” was second with 22%, followed by “I’d rather all […]

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5 Tips for Leading Employees Who Are Older Than You

As younger generations advance in their careers and start to take on more prominent roles within their companies, it’s very likely many will find themselves in a position where they may have direct reports who are older, and in many ways, more experienced. It can be a tricky position for a young leader, so it’s […]

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Infographic: 6 Best Ways Leaders Can Inspire Their Teams

There’s a great quote from author and leadership expert John Maxwell: “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” Essentially, to be an effective leader, you not only have to be technically proficient for the job, but you also need to be able to inspire your team to […]

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Don’t Miss Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Catch Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. 1MT1MT: One More Thing, One More Time  When Sundquist was training for the Paralympics, his motto was 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time). What’s the 1MT1MT you could do today to get closer to becoming the best leader you can be? […]

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7 Misconceptions Future Leaders Must Overcome

When did you realize your potential as a leader? Was it after the successful completion of a big project? Were you thrust into a leadership position and forced to sink or swim? Or did someone else see potential in you that you didn’t even know was there? No matter the path you took to leadership, the […]

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Take Charge with Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Leadership: Taking Charge Drawing on examples garnered from experience as a leader on the world stage, Powell will illustrate precisely what it takes to be a leader, providing strategies for “taking charge” during times of great change and great crisis. Leaders come from all walks of life, but the most essential qualities of leadership are […]

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