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  • The True Key to Workplace Productivity

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? In order to entice the most skilled employees, you need to stay on the cutting edge of workplace trends. We’ll discuss some ways the workplace is changing and what you can do about it. You can make your workplace more job seeker friendly and increase workplace productivity. What Does an Agile Workplace Look Like? More and more employees are seeking a flexible work environment. They want to be able to work on the go, from where they’re at. Workplace agility provides the tools necessary to accomplish this. Give your employees the tools they...
  • Strong Leaders Know How to Serve Their Team

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Traditional leadership and servant leadership are different. A traditional leader exists to sit at the top of the pyramid and hand orders down the line. A servant leader flips the pyramid upside down by sharing their power with the team. They put the needs of the team above their own so that everyone on the team can advance. Characteristics of a Bad Leader You’ve no doubt had a bad leader. There are certain characteristics that these types of leaders exhibit. For example, a bad leader gives the answer, “I’m the boss, that’s why”...
  • A Simple Tip to Improve Your Performance Management

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? As a leader, you are in charge of many aspects of the job such as communication, strategies, management and more. But, there’s one area where leaders often fail. Unfortunately, these mistakes cost them great employees. Employees Want to Feel Appreciated The simple tip to improve the performance from your team is this - appreciation. They want to hear that you are happy with their performance and results. Of course, this needs to be genuine thanks about their work and what they accomplish. How to Show Appreciation to Your Employees If you google performance...
  • How to Overcome Decision Making Problems

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Making decisions is harder for some people than it is for others. Some people are just naturally good when it comes to solving problems or making decisions. Whether you have a small choice to make or a bigger workplace decision, here are a few steps to overcome this problem. Don’t Be Overconfident One of the biggest mistakes in decision making is being overly confident. There’s a difference between being certain and being overconfident with your decision making. If you head into a decision without thinking things through, you’re more likely to fail. Instead...
  • These 5 Words Make the Difference Between Success and Failure

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s no secret that Tom Brady is a successful person in the spotlight. He recently gave a statement talking about how he handles the stress and excitement of football games. People questioned him on his methods of staying calm when there’s so much going on around him. Brady gave 5 important words he that uses in his life. “One play at a time” are five words that make the difference between his success and failure. Here are a few reasons why these words matter. The Power Of Focus These words can serve as...
  • Why Transitions Lead to Problems and Often Fail

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Even the most successful business leaders struggle with transitions. In the business world, transitions often occur whether employees are ready or not. This often leads to failure. Here are a few reasons why transitions lead to problems and how to prevent business failure. Leaders Are Unprepared When employees rise to the top of their company they often don’t realize what they’re in for. Leaders have higher demands in terms of management and keeping up with more responsibilities. In these cases, leaders aren’t prepared for the quick speeds and levels of work they have...
  • Here’s What Hiring Managers Actually Care About

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Are you looking for a new career or interviewing for a new job and wondering what a manager or hiring manager is looking for in resume or interview? There are some things that hiring managers are looking for in the resume and interview processes that will increase your chances of securing employment. Knowing what to write, say, and how to answer questions during this process is definitely one of the biggest keys to securing a new job placement. What To Focus On and To Say Some of the things that are important throughout...
  • 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...

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