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Blog post: Is Your Communication Style A Drag On Your Team’s Productivity?

Is Your Communication Style A Drag On Your Team’s Productivity?

Our verbal and listening habits have a direct effect on our productivity and our professional outcomes. When ideas and facts flow easily and teams engage in authentic business-driven discussions, productivity and results soar.

Leader Development

Blog post: How to Embrace Failure and Make It Work In Your Favor

How to Embrace Failure and Make It Work In Your Favor

Without clear thinking, fear of failure and failure itself can undermine our leadership styles, performance, judgment and even our happiness. Here are three tips for embracing fear and failure and getting value from them.

Leader Development

Blog post: Taking Time for Yourself Will Help You Get More Done at Work

Taking Time for Yourself Will Help You Get More Done at Work

Great leaders are givers — but in an effort to give more, do more and be more, many put their own needs on the back burner. These three habits can help you be well to do well.

Leader Development

Blog post: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Executive coach and guest velocity guru Cherie Healey offers more guidance on building Brand YOU — ways to move beyond obstacles, build your personal brand, and harness your full leadership potential.

Leader Development

Blog post: Find Your Calling, Don’t Wait For It To Come To You

Find Your Calling, Don’t Wait For It To Come To You

Author and blogger Michael Hyatt recently laid out three essential ingredients that turn a person’s vocation into their calling: you must love what you do, you must be talented at what you do, and you must be able to make a living doing it.

Strategy & Execution

Blog post: Dump Corporate Jargon for More Impact

Dump Corporate Jargon for More Impact

Short cuts like corporate acronyms are great when they help you get to the intended goal faster, but here are three ways they undermine communication and how to break the habit.

Leader Development

Blog post: Three Steps to Grow Your Personal Brand and Build Happiness

Three Steps to Grow Your Personal Brand and Build Happiness

Everyone understands why a business needs a solid brand — it distinguishes the company and conveys its essence. Likewise, the people who take the time to build their personal brand stand out in a crowd of talent.

Leader Development

Blog post: Building a High Velocity Team

Building a High Velocity Team

Coretechs CEO Andrew Adelman offers 4 tips on using fact-based interviews for making better hires.

Leader Development

Blog Post: The Five Things Great Bosses Do

The Five Things Great Bosses Do

Studies show that when you’re great at your job, the results are high employee engagement, higher profits, and better customer service. This infographic celebrates great bosses and the five things they do that make their teams and their organizations very successful.

Leader Development

Blog post: Use your time wisely - you don't have as much of it as you think!

Use Your Time Wisely — You Don't Have As Much of It As You Think!

Time is the greatest lever we have to achieve business goals, yet most leaders don’t manage it as scarce capacity — setting up employee engagement challenges and fatigued thinking.

Strategy & Execution

Blog Post: Getting to the Truth of What Motivates Millennials at Work

Getting to the Truth of What Motivates Millennials at Work

Millennials are disrupting norms in the best and worst possible ways, and the future rests on their frighteningly fickle shoulders. Invest on developing these talented young people: you will be developing the next great workforce.

Leader Development

Blog post: Micromanagers Make Less Productive Workers. But What About Elon Musk?

Micromanagers Make Less Productive Workers. But What About Elon Musk?

Entry level workers don’t work well with someone breathing down their neck. Leaders, on the other hand, are not the same as an entry level or mid level employee — it is one leader’s job to attract other leaders, to move forward together.