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Ted Talk: The Puzzle of Motivation

Leading a productive team involves not only engaging and retaining employees, but it also requires a strong leadership skill: the ability to motivate others. In his Ted Talk, “The Puzzle of Motivation,” career analyst Dan Pink explains that traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as business leaders think. Check out the video below to learn […]

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Focusing on Delegation and Empowerment in the New Year

Success is often measured by the assets you acquire during your career. But for leaders, success is determined by the strength of your greatest assets: your employees. And while top talent may come and go, one thing that should remain constant in your organization is the culture that cultivates and develops employees, regardless of experience […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates – Job Attraction

This is part six of a 12-part series. Creating a successful and productive team starts with finding great employees who fit your organizational culture. And while you may receive hundreds of job applications and interested parties, narrowing down the talent pool to hire the right candidate for the job goes beyond what hiring managers can […]

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Delayed Gratification

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall There is not one simple overriding key to success. Instead, there are a number of keys that make success possible. However, one of the most significant concepts among the keys to success is that of delayed gratification. Olympian Peter Vidmar said, “Don’t sacrifice what you want most […]

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Embracing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your Day Job

For every business, there was an entrepreneur who looked toward the future with determination, motivation, and optimism to turn a dream into reality. Out of nothing, entrepreneurs put everything into building successful companies facing tremendous odds that statistically don’t give them much of a chance to make it past year one. And while many professionals […]

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