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  • What Development Goal Is Right for You?

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Throughout professional careers, time is often spent focusing on helping others whether it is clients, supervisors, or fellow colleagues and this is time-consuming throughout the years. This is the perfect time to stop and reflect on where you are professionally and what you can do to brush up on your professional skills. How To Further Develop Your Career The biggest question every professional asks is what can be done to ensure that they remain up to date with technology and innovations in their field. The answer to this is certifications, licensing, recertifying licensures,...
  • Want to Be a Successful Leader? Start Applying These 5 Success Habits.

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Are you tired of reading the same leadership clichés in leadership books and online articles? Most of the “helpful” information and tips that you have read are all based on common sense and ideas that have been installed in your head since elementary school. When you’re ready to become a successful leader, it’s time to follow the five actionable practices documented by Dr. John Stahl-Wart. These practices can be found in successful businesses and organizations around the world. 1. Have a Vision Having a compelling vision is the foundation of becoming a great...
  • Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? From the outside, a company may look like “the place to work,’ but constantly they are having to hire new personnel when their employees leave. The culture of the company may not actually align with their core values which make for an unhappy workplace. So how can this all be changed? Let’s first understand what a great culture is versus what it’s not. What is Great Culture? While some might think having a great culture is all about parties or free gifts or company sponsored workout classes, having a great culture is so...
  • How To Improve Communication in the Workplace

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Communication in the workplace can be one of the most difficult parts of any given day. Since almost all departments, positions and duties require communicating, whether it is via phone, email or in person; you and your team must all be on the same page in order to communicate effectively. When communication breaks down, it will cause lower workplace morale and decrease productivity. There are ways to improve workplace communication to provide more engaged employees, greater productivity, and higher workplace morale. By following these tips, you will begin to see a change in...
  • Executive Team Building: A Recipe for Success

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We have all heard about the benefits of team building. We have also heard executives talk about their successful team building results: Improved morale Improved efficiencies Improved commitment Improved communication Improved collaboration Improved leadership skills Improved motivation Improved bottom line If team building is so successful to the overall growth of a company and its employees, why are not all companies engaged in team building? Some reasons companies do not invest in team building are: They tried it before and it did not work Did not have buy in from the team No...
  • Hire Great Managers To Get a Great Team

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We’ve all been there, working for a company that you love, but you just can’t stay. Why? Because of how ineffective your manager’s skills are or how undermining they can be. Here’s a shocking statistic: more than one in two Americans have left a job to get away from a toxic boss to find happiness elsewhere, according to a Gallup poll. Instead of allowing fear and resentment to build in your employees, acting quickly to change the situation is a must. There’s no need to worry if the entire team will fall once...
  • The Surprising Power of Questions

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The Surprising Power of Questions Asking the right questions can get you the answers and information that you need. However, it’s often forgotten how big of a role questioning plays in our everyday interactions. Rather it’s a conversation with your parents or with a potential client, questioning helps build the foundation of our personal and business relationships. Get The Information You Are Looking for The best way to get the information you are looking for is to ask for the information you seek. Questioning can help build an ongoing rapport that makes people...
  • Companies Will Redesign

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Companies are looking at having to make many changes in the future. The way you have been running your business needs to be looked at and reviewed. There is always room for improvements. However, with cultural shifts, it is more important than ever that you take a look at and make the necessary changes. Equip Your Hiring Managers Bad hires cost your business a lot of time and money. When hiring managers do not have the training needed to properly hire for the positions in the company, you will end up costing your...
  • Emotionally Fueled Behavior Affects Working Relationships

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? You have worked hard to get to be in the position you are in today. Along the way you have created a network of relationships. Whether you realize it or not, these relationships are emotionally fueled. Not only can workplace relationships be created on emotion, they are often enhanced, defined, and destroyed as a result of the way we handle our emotions. Being seen as unprofessional, unstable, and untrustworthy can lead to a downward spiral in your work relationships and put an end to your hard earned career. To keep your emotions and...
  • 4 Things to look for when interviewing

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Looking for the right job candidate can be a hard job. First, you need someone that is qualified to do the work. Second, you need to find someone that is willing to show up and do the job. Here are a few things you can do that will help you tackle it and be successful. 1. Weed Out Candidates Based Off of Their Enthusiasm When you start looking for a new employee you want someone that has drive and enthusiasm for the job they are applying for. Their passion should stand out in...

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