All posts tagged "Leadership"

  • Leadership for Life - Keep It Simple
    Leadership for Life – Keep it Simple

    Leaders generally have their eyes on the big picture. They have access to high-level information, as well as high-powered consultants, who can provide them with the global outlook on business, complete with PowerPoint slides. When it's time...

    • Posted October 15, 2012
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  • Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 9, 2012

    This week: Be Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now, Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader, Ways To Make a Killer First Impression, Going to College: Not Just a Good Investment - but the Best...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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  • Habits of Extraordinary Bosses
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 1, 2012

    This week: Habits of Extraordinary Bosses, How to Respond to Negativity, Body Language Tics That Could Cost You The Interview – And The Job, Reasons People Resist Change, Understanding Fear of Process Improvement, Ways Boomers Are Beating...

    • Posted October 1, 2012
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  • The Perils of Groupthink
    Leadership for Life – The Perils of Groupthink

    When people come together in teams, they have an opportunity to share the experience and skills that each person brings to the team, which usually leads to better decision making and more focused problem solving. But teams...

    • Posted October 1, 2012
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  • How to Get Honest Feedback
    Leadership for Life – How to Get Honest Feedback

    If you subscribe to the idea that feedback serves two primary purposes – to reinforce good behavior or to change ungood (not necessarily bad) behavior – then the feedback recipient needs to know what s/he is doing...

    • Posted September 15, 2012
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  • Developing Emerging Leaders
    Developing Emerging Leaders with Action Research and Action Learning

    Not only can these strategies yield a high return on invested time, money and effort, they can be significantly less expensive and more relevant to emerging leaders than other forms of leadership training and development.

    • Posted September 14, 2012
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  • Proactive Coaching
    Leadership for Life – Proactive Coaching

    When an employee takes on an unfamiliar task, he may feel anxious about doing a good job, and may require some hand holding at the beginning. Proactive coaching can improve confidence and skill, allowing the employee to...

    • Posted September 1, 2012
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  • The Great and Not-So-Great
    Leadership for Life – The Great and Not-So-Great

    So how do you get to be a great leader? The same way you get to Carnegie Hall – practice!

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • If You Can’t Find the Right Hire, Create Her
    Workforce Development News – Aug. 6, 2012

    This week: If You Can’t Find the Right Hire - Create Her, Defuse an Angry Customer, Ways You’re Wasting Time and Don’t Even Know It, Reasons You Didn’t Get The Job, Is Your Leadership Showing?, Top 20...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • Transparency
    Leadership for Life – Transparency

    Being transparent with your employees doesn’t make you less powerful, doesn’t diminish your choices, doesn’t make you any more vulnerable. Transparency builds trust in your organization, and that enhances teamwork, while increasing the chances that your employees...

    • Posted August 1, 2012
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