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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 5: The Investigator)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-part series.  Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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New Poll: 84% Believe Age a Factor in Hiring

Despite five generations currently in the workforce, the competition for top talent is fierce. And while it’s a job seekers’ market with low unemployment, a majority of workers in a recent poll reported age has been an issue at some point in their career. In the survey, Express Employment Professionals polled job seekers and decision […]

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Hubris Syndrome: Too Big for Your Business

As leaders experience success through the course of a career, it can become easy to develop a more-than-humble view of themselves. Financial firm Fundera explains that this is “a phenomenon known as ‘Hubris Syndrome.’ An oversized ego can cause you to make some serious leadership miscalculations, which could ultimately cost you your business.” Check out this […]

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Culture Is King: Why Young Professionals Choose Culture Over Cash

The age-old idiom Cash is King may be a thing of the past—at least for the younger generation of workers. Culture has now taken the reins. And in a job seekers’ economy, this group of professionals may have the lasting power to maintain this trend. King of the Hill, Culture Over Cash In LinkedIn’s Workplace […]

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Between Blue and White Collar: The Grey Collar Workforce

Who They are, What They Do, and Why it Matters to the American Economy As automation creeps into facets of our everyday lives from grocery delivery to one-day shipping for online shopping, workers are facing a new decade alongside technology designed to make businesses more efficient than ever before. While some jobs will become obsolete, […]

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TED Talk: Why Winning Doesn’t Always Equal Success

Why do you play the game? To win. This innate drive to win is ingrained in the psyche of most leaders. But does winning actually equate to success? UCLA championship-winning coach Valorie Kondos explains that the secret to her success has nothing to do with “winning.” Check out the video below to watch her inspiring […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 4: The Individualist)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-part series.  Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Office Wellness: Quick Tips to Stay Healthy in the Workplace

A healthy body and mind is an important part of a productive workday. But for most of us, our weekdays consist of sitting at a desk for roughly 40 hours a week – typically with poor posture. Because of our sedentary ways, it seems impossible to achieve our health and fitness goals. You don’t have […]

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Infographic: What Type of Leader Are You?

From coaching to pace-setting to commanding, there are several different ways to effectively lead a team. And while different scenarios call for different leadership techniques, it’s important to understand which type of leader you tend to be by default. Headway Capital explains that “everyone has their own built-in approach to leading others.” Check out this […]

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Creating Business Goals That Stick

Every year when the calendar turns over from December to January, leaders across every industry and business sector turn over a new leaf on a new year. And while most embrace this opportunity as a chance to build upon the success experienced in the previous year, they also see the need to create strategic goals […]

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