Leadership

Five Steps for Giving Productive Feedback

Growth comes from a place of positive encouragement – not from complaints and nagging.  Just hearing the words, “Can I give you some feedback?” can send your anxiety sky high and create the misperception of unworthiness. It may be shocking to learn that people who...

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29 September

The Value of Real-Time Performance Reviews

Performance Management is at the top of many executive and HR to-do lists, but the performance review process is ever changing.  Year after year, more companies are moving to an instant feedback approach.  Leaders are eliminating the tedious and often delayed approach of annual reviews...

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29 September

How Culture Meets Performance

Organizational culture outlines how employees handle tasks and projects, and how they relate to it in an organization. This cultural paradigm comprises various values and operating mechanisms of the employees, which help provide direction for the company. One of the biggest challenges in an organization...

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29 September

Take charge of your day – The CEO Way

One of our scarcest resources is time.  We all want more of it, yet it feels as though it is increasingly taken up with meetings, tasks, and projects that leave us with little to spare. In the First Round article, “70% of Time Could Be Used...

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05 September

Why are some People more Resilient than Others?

All of us possess the same fundamental stress-response system which has evolved over millions of years and which we share with other animals. So why do some people use this system more effectively than others? Author Maria Konnikova explores resiliency in the article, “How People Learn...

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03 August

Want Your Employees to Trust You?

One of the biggest workplace productivity killers is lack of trust. When employees do not feel trusted they exert less effort, are less productive, and are more likely to leave the organization. The truth is, trust begets trust. When people are trusted, they tend to...

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05 July

What Makes a Good Leader?

Great leadership is the foundation of any organization, large or small. Without it growth is impossible.  But what makes a good leader? As industries and influencers continue to evolve, check out what these five game-changing CEO’s think it takes to succeed in leadership. Click here to...

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05 July

Why Your Boss Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) scores improve with titles, from bottom of the corporate ladder upwards towards middle management, but then what happens? For the titles of director and above, scores quickly descend. CEO’s, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace. Dr. Travis Bradberry explores...

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05 July