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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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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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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Recognition

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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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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