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High retention is most often an issue of leadership. The key measure of your effectiveness as a leader lies both in the results your team achieves and their willingness to follow you with their heart, not just their head and their hands. And it’s not just the leadership of your subordinates, leadership applies to peers,… Read more »

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One of the hardest things in life is knowing what you want and asking for it. This is a basic precept of being successful in all forms of relationships – from friendships, family, romance to work. The essential aspect of this statement that makes it so meaningful is self-awareness. Fostering the self-awareness to uncover what… Read more »

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Investing in your employees is a great way to build morale and to add value to your organization. Of course, recruiting the best possible candidates is the first step in this strategy. And once you have placed great talent on your team, whether from an internal hire, or an executive search firm, you can take… Read more »

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Part one of this post explored leadership strategies to improve employee morale and retention. Getting feedback from your team emerged as a valuable tool in that process. This post will cover evolving your corporate culture by setting expectations for both employees and colleagues as a way to build trust and accountability. Clear Expectations It can… Read more »

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “leader”? Each style of leadership is unique. And it is this uniqueness that can be both motivating and confusing as a manager takes on this role and tries to identify his or her leadership style. Different styles are appropriate for different employees and different scenarios…. Read more »