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10 Leadership Lessons from Football Greats

For many, the fall is synonymous with football. Tailgating with friends and family. Arguing who the best players are. Finding camaraderie in cheering for your favorite teams. (more…)

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The Results Are In: Two-Thirds Say Workforce Dynamics Will Be Worse When Employees Return to the Office

While some businesses eye the return of in-person workers after the COVID-19 pandemic, a question remains: will businesses be able to simply return to pre-March 2020 norms? According to a Gartner CFO survey, 74% of businesses plan to permanently shift some of their employees to remote work after the pandemic ends. However, those who are […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Employee Development

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. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must carry in their quivers to […]

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Infographic: Improving Team Performance

Successful teams are built from people of all backgrounds and creeds. And with strong diversity comes a mixture of personalities and communication styles, which may cause issues if not managed well. (more…)

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3 Signs You Have Developed Bad Leadership Habits

Whether you’re a young professional or a veteran leader, managing a workforce effectively starts with creating long-lasting habits. However, throughout the course of a career, some of those habits may turn into poor ones. Habitual leadership is only as good as the positive behaviors you apply to your day-to-day work life. Good habits like constant […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Empathy

This is part four of 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. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Conflict Management: Building a Culture of Communication

The modern workplace is comprised of people from multiple generations, backgrounds, and creeds. And while most professionals are focused on creating the best solutions for their organizations and customers, differences of options can cause conflict. A lack of focus on effective conflict management can not only be costly toward morale, but it can also hinder […]

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In the Mirror: Do You Know How Your Employees Feel About You?

Working toward full transparency with your team. Employee satisfaction is not only built around workers’ personal fulfilment, but it is also affected by their relationship with their employers. And while a focus on professional development, competitive compensation, and other employee incentives is important, it may be more important to ensure a strong, transparent relationship with […]

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Creating a Culture of Accountability

Building a strong workforce is essential to long-term success, but while more companies are adopting flexible working conditions, including remote work, a hybrid workforce can make it more difficult to maintain employee accountability. To help facilitate conversations and build a culture of accountability, Express Employment Professionals created an accountability worksheet, which includes a template to […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Delegation

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. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must […]

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