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Common Behaviors That Derail Leadership

There is truth in the saying leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They are cultivated over years of training, experience, and habit. Unfortunately, that cultivation can be from both good and bad ends of the leadership spectrum, which can create negative leadership traits. According to a study by DDI, 57% of employees quit their job solely […]

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10 Quotes from Cutting-Edge Leaders

Leadership is always evolving and developing, yet there are specific attributes that are immortal. Great leaders empower, encourage, and engage their team allowing for personal growth within organizations. Cutting-edge leaders understand this and have shown this through years of building up others. Check out these 10 quotes from leaders to learn how to be a […]

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Infographic: The Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

From focusing on relationships and empowering employees to sharing credit and learning from mistakes, effective leaders are habitual in their managerial approach. However, without consistent habits, leaders tend to fall short of their professional goals. Created by Online PhD Degrees, “The Habits of Highly Effective Leaders” explores the habits of some of the most influential […]

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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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Becoming the Leader Your Team Needs in Times of Uncertainty

How would you respond to a crippling crisis that affects your team? Who would your employees look toward to lead them through troubling times? These are questions that may have seemed hypothetical two months ago but are now real issues that business leaders across the world are facing. We are in an unprecedented situation with […]

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Hail, Mr. Churchill

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall Recently, I read a book in which the author attempted to explore and reveal the greatest individual of the 20th century.  While there were a number of powerful and influential people suggested—such as Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, Neil Armstrong, and many others—the argument was made that many […]

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ExpressTalks Launching Soon—Register Today!

Express Employment Professionals is excited to announce a new series called ExpressTalks. Created to host subject-matter employment experts, ExpressTalks will be live streamed to provide employment-related topics in just 30 minutes. We know your time is valuable—and so is keeping up on the latest employment regulations and leadership trends. That’s why ExpressTalks is designed with […]

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Year in Review: Our Top 10 Posts of 2017

We’re gearing up for 2018 and planning another year of leadership and workplace development content, including in-depth analysis of current events, motivational anecdotes, quick tips, and much more. But in the meantime, check out our top 10 posts of 2017! 5 Employee Characteristics That Show Future Leadership Potential “The next generation of company leaders may already […]

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TED Talk: Why it’s Time to Forget the Pecking Order at Work

What drives the most high-achieving teams? Is it a star performer who sets the bar for others? Or is it more of a cohesive group dynamic? In the TED Talk below, business Leader Margaret Heffernan explains her analysis of the “superchicken model” and why it may not produce the most effective results. Have you experienced […]

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5 Employee Characteristics That Show Future Leadership Potential

The next generation of company leaders may already work within your ranks. In today’s competitive job market, developing talent from within is more important than ever, so it’s imperative to keep on the lookout for current employees who show signs of future leadership potential. Here are a few key characteristics to watch for as your […]

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