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Customized management training programs are the key to your organization's continued success. Keep reading for 5 ways they benefit employees.

Are you wondering if investing in manager training is the right decision? Keep reading to learn how manager training will transform your company in 2020.

Are you looking for leadership games to teach your employees' leadership skills and team building? Keep reading for a list of 14 games to try.

Are you struggling to come up with leadership topics that will engage your managers in 2020? Keep reading for 9 leadership topics you need to include.

Do you want to learn how to create an effective leadership development plan that produces measurable results? Keep reading to learn how!

Are you searching for leadership activities to help your team be more productive? Then you've come to the right place! Keep reading to learn more.

Is your company wasting cash on leadership training that doesn't work? Keep reading for 5 changes to improve your leadership training program.

Are you ready to create customized leadership workshops that produce real, measurable results? Keep reading to learn how!

What is organizational leadership, and why should you care? Keep reading to learn 5 essentials about organizational leadership that you should know.

Are you aware of how much high turnover is costing your company? Find out 7 causes of high turnover and get tips for how to reduce each one…

What's the ideal meeting size? According to Stanford University's Robert Sutton, it's between 5-8. He found that when well-intended managers are too inclusive with

What's the ideal meeting size? According to Stanford University's Robert Sutton, it's between 5-8. He found that when well-intended managers are too inclusive with

What's the ideal meeting size? According to Stanford University's Robert Sutton, it's between 5-8. He found that when well-intended managers are too inclusive with

What's the ideal meeting size? According to Stanford University's Robert Sutton, it's between 5-8. He found that when well-intended managers are too inclusive with

What's the ideal meeting size? According to Stanford University's Robert Sutton, it's between 5-8. He found that when well-intended managers are too inclusive with

Managers commonly dread terminating an employee. And frankly, we should feel a little dread when parting ways with an employee - it's what makes us human.

It's mid-summer. As the temperature soars ... so does the potential for workplace conflict. Ignoring it can be costly. Understanding the reasons behind workplace conflict

Finding & keeping top talent has always been tough. But with our booming economy, it's gotten even tougher. Our clients are finding that being considered an

I'm an extrovert. As such, sometimes I tend to talk too much when I'm leading meetings. Dominating a meeting, especially when you're the senior person in the

Sometimes good employees are simply in the wrong job. If you have employees who are not able to fully utilize their skills & abilities, they won't meet their full potential

Which describes you best, Visionary or Operator? Why not both? Visionaries embrace strategy and think about amazing things to do. Operators get things done.

As a leader have you found yourself questioning whether taking time off is worth the effort? If yes, you're not alone. Over half of Americans leave some vacation time on the

As companies get flatter, teams tend to get bigger. If you are managing a team that is growing, you have probably noticed that the old way of doing things no longer

We've all been there. You're leading a meeting and someone talks, and talks, and talks - and no one else can get a word in edgewise. 

Today, employees are expected to do more to contribute to their company. Often this means being more focused & knowledgeable with less support and fewer

Business guru, Jim Collins found that companies become great, not because they have the best products or the best ideas...they become great because they have

On the surface, Strategic Planning appears pretty straightforward. But in my experience, problems arise, not so much in the planning, but in the execution of the

I was originally drawn to HR because no two days are alike. However, a few trends appear to be taking center stage in 2019.

May you have the gift of Faith, the blessing of Hope, and the peace of His Love, at Christmas and always.

Most agree that developing a robust leadership pipeline is key to driving your company's strategy. But should you build or buy your leadership talent?

False. Most folks are not waiting until after the holidays to begin their job search. According to Gallup, a staggering 51% of U.S. employees are actively looking now.

Making a hiring decision is a lot like getting engaged to someone. Both the company and the new employee have courted each other.

Successful leadership is about influencing others, and trust is the foundation. You cannot influence anyone who does not trust you.

Companies that don't demonstrate that they care about their workforce are at risk of losing touch and losing business as savvier, more forward-thinking competitors

We've all been there. One of your top performers has just turned in her notice. At this point, it's probably too late. But there are steps you can take to avoid losing

When new employees unexpectedly leave, the hiring, on-boarding and training costs are wasted, affecting the bottom line.

Leading Change is essential for any organization's vitality, prosperity and growth. If you are considering a serious change effort, hopefully you will find these

Have you found yourself asking, "why has business gotten so complicated?" I've found that leaders usually respond to this complexity by creating new layers of

There are good reasons why people HATE meetings. Most are disorganized & boring. Here are some tips for running a productive meeting that people might

Do you ever feel that you're on a one-way road to burnout? Then perhaps, its time to take the next exit? If you're feeling mentally and/or physically exhausted

Our clients are always looking for ways to improve their employee retention. Hopefully you'll find these suggestions helpful.

Perhaps your company should start conducting Stay Interviews vs. exit interviews to gain insight into what employees want - before it's too late? 

As a business leader, you understand the critical role that coaching plays in improving management skills. Why not learn from one of the best?

If you would like to interview like a CEO, then hopefully these tips compiled by Entrepreneur magazine will help:

As an employer, have you ever wondered, what do my employees really want?  What matters most to them?

Of all management skills, research shows that Coaching is what separates highly effective managers from average managers.

In 2018, Human Resources face lots of issues that carry real risk for the workplace. Here are our Top 5 HR Solutions that employers should consider:

Faith makes all things possible, Hope makes all things work, Love makes all things beautiful. May you be blessed with all three this Christmas season.

Harassment, especially Sexual Harassment is very much in the news nowadays. Employers are grappling with the question, what's the best approach to preventing

You don't have to work in HR to notice the seismic shift taking place in today's workforce. Baby Boomers are retiring at a record pace. Gen Xers continue to assume

Is developing career paths worth the effort? In a word...YES. The downside of a booming economy is the resulting talent crunch. The demand for talented

It's been said that the best way to improve employee retention is improve "Employee Engagement" Yes, we hear the term all the time, but what is it, really? 

Over the years, I've been blessed with great mentors. They've offered career guidance, emotional support and served as positive role models.