Workforce Development News – Dec. 3, 2012

By on December 3, 2012
Integrity is Forever

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7 Traits of Extraordinary Bosses

“Why do some bosses attract the best and most loyal employees, while others constantly drive them away? The answer lies in the basic traits that each boss brings to the job.”
http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/7-traits-of-extraordinary-bosses.html

Success Will Come and Go, But Integrity is Forever

“Integrity means doing the right thing at all times and in all circumstances, whether or not anyone is watching. It takes having the courage to do the right thing, no matter what the consequences will be.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/amyanderson/2012/11/28/success-will-come-and-go-but-integrity-is-forever/

7 Things Leaders Should Learn to Say

“So what’s behind the behavior that makes us all wonder how leaders ever managed to get hired, let alone achieve positions of power and authority?”
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162-57554490/7-things-leaders-should-learn-to-say/

How to Master a New Skill

“We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — how do you start?”
http://blogs.hbr.org/hmu/2012/11/how-to-master-a-new-skill.html

5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

“It’s no secret that good leaders are also good communicators. And the best leaders have learned that effective communication is as much about authenticity as the words they speak and write.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/susantardanico/2012/11/29/5-habits-of-highly-effective-communicators/

12 Most Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

“These common, yet fixable mistakes can undermine an otherwise solid presentation.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/45855.aspx

How to Clean Up Your Online Presence and Make a Great First Impression

“It’s time to take your online reputation into your own hands instead of leaving it to Google. Here’s how.”
http://lifehacker.com/5963864/

10 Things You Should Never Say At The Office

“Now that these expressions have been officially identified as irritating jargon, you might want to give them up. Unless your boss is planning to circle back to reach out to interface and socialize to your value-add.”
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505143_162-57550026/10-things-you-should-never-say-at-the-office/

Fatigue Is Your Enemy

“So what’s the antidote in a world of relentlessly rising demand?”
http://blogs.hbr.org/schwartz/2012/11/fatigue-is-your-enemy.html

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” – W. Clement Stone

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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