All posts tagged "Leadership"

  • Eight New Year’s Resolutions
    Leadership for Life – Eight New Year’s Resolutions

    Well, it’s that time of year again, when we look back on what we did or didn’t accomplish, and make resolutions on how to improve in the future. If you’re like me, you’ve given up on things...

    • Posted January 1, 2015
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  • Get Better at Asking for Help
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 22, 2014

    This week: Art of Giving and Receiving Advice, Give Your Employees an Identity Worthy of Ownership, How Successful People Squash Stress, Get Better at Asking for Help, What's Keeping The Unemployed From Getting Jobs, Prevent Experts from...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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  • Top 10 Skills You Need to Be Successful
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 15, 2014

    This week: Missouri’s Forgotten Middle, Top 10 Skills You Need to Be Successful, Are College Students Borrowing Blindly?, Leadership Experts Share Their Best Leadership Tip, Most Effective But Easy-to-Implement Recruiting Tools, Americans Feel Better Informed Thanks to...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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  • Seven Lessons of Leadership
    Leadership for Life – Seven Lessons of Leadership

    Great leaders are never satisfied with the status quo, whether concerning themselves or the organization. Continuous improvement is their mantra.

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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  • Leadership for Life - What We’re Made of
    Leadership for Life – What We’re Made of

    For every job I’ve had, I’ve been able to use skills acquired in previous positions and add to those skills over time. I would guess that’s true for most people – you keep on learning and applying...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • Right Stuff, Wrong Job
    Leadership for Life – Right Stuff, Wrong Job

    Most leaders have finally gotten the message that hiring the right people and keeping them is the best way to make a business thrive. Unfortunately, many of these same organizations have neglected to pay attention to what...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • Leadership for Life - Captain Obvious
    Leadership for Life – Captain Obvious

    Here are several obvious, but often ignored, management techniques that will help you as a leader to improve engagement and productivity of your workforce.

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 20, 2014

    This week: Training for STEM Careers, Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine, Highly Educated Unemployed and Tumbling Down the Ladder, What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020, Powerful Habits of Highly Effective Leaders, Why...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • Keep Calm and Make a Plan
    Leadership for Life – Keep Calm and Make a Plan

    Management By Putting Out Fires is a pretty common phenomenon in business. Organizations that are continually dealing with urgent crises can’t put their resources into positive growth and development, and wind up treading water at best.

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Information Silos
    Leadership for Life – Down on the Farm

    Information silos create situations where people can work at cross purposes or initiate activities that fall outside the mission, vision, and values of the organization. The benefits of sharing information across departments or other functional units usually...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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