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Hiring Plans Show Business May Be Rebounding After Tumultuous 2020

For more relevant news stories, check out America Employed. Just one year ago, only 31% of hiring decision-makers said they planned to increase their company’s number of employees, but signs of life emerged over the next 12 months as that percentage increased to 39% in the second half of 2020. Now it sits at 46% […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Communication

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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How to Create the Right Goals for the New Year

As the calendar turns to a new year, millions of business professionals create new personal and organizational goals to strive for during the next 12 months. However, though many pursue new goals, few actually achieve them. According to a study, 60% of people create resolutions for the new year, yet only 8% are successful in […]

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2020

With the new year in full swing, it’s time to look back at the top posts of 2020. From the Eisenhower Matrix to Enneagram of Personality to being a leader in times of uncertainty, this past year offered a wide range of topics and content. So, before we completely close the books on 2020, check […]

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Setting Goals in the Wake of a Tumultuous Year

Saying this year didn’t go exactly as planned may be the understatement of 2020. Businesses that made bull-market goals and optimistic development plans had to reevaluate their vision for the year, even to the point of having a plan just to maintain some sense of normalcy within their organization. (more…)

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Songs of the Season: Leadership Lessons from Holiday Favorites

Whether you’re Home for the Holidays or dreaming of a White Christmas, one thing is true during this time of year: it’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas everywhere you go! And rightfully so—according to Statista, 85% of adults have at least a favorable view on holiday music, with 32% loving the tunes by […]

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TED Talk: How Reverse Mentorship Can Help Create Better Leaders

Focusing on diversity and inclusion within an organization is crucial to maintaining a healthy and supportive workforce. And while mentorship programs have always been thought of as a way to pass on wisdom from leaders to employees, executive coach and personal development advocate Patrice Gordon explains that the inverse can be just has helpful for […]

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How to Maintain Team Synergy While Social Distancing

Mangers have a tough enough time as it is creating synergy among their team members. But, throwing in social distancing and remote work creates a whole new set of challenges. Here are a few ways you can keep your team engaged with one another. (more…)

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The Struggle Is Real: Leading Your Team During Poor Business Conditions

Leading a team when your organization is on the top of the mountain can be a self-rejuvenating act. Powered by amazing sales reports, positive outlooks, a thriving corporate culture, and just plain and simple good times, it may seem easy to lead a team to the summit. But what happens when your organization or the […]

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Year in Review: Focusing on Workplace Development

In keeping with traditions, we take time each year to look back on the past 12 months and share the top Refresh Leadership articles of the year. And in doing so, we uncover articles you may have missed. However, 2020 was like no other year we’ve experienced in the business community. It has been full […]

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