Does Your Team Have an Ongoing Learning Plan?

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As a leader in your company, how can you help your team grow over time in all dimensions? You help them grow professionally; whether in marketing, analytics, sales, or any other job function, but there are certain professional skills that can always be enhanced. Don’t overlook other aspects of growth you can contribute to including,… Read more »

Work-Life Balance

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As we approach the dog days of summer, the days are long, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands of the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is one that should be addressed on an ongoing basis within… Read more »

Three Tips To Improve Your Hiring Skills

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You may be a great hiring manager, but as in most circumstances, there is always room for improvement. As long as you have positions to fill, a team to build, and a company to grow, then you can always stand to improve your hiring skills. Competition is high and companies are upping their game to… Read more »

Self-Awareness: A Key Component in Your Job Search

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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 »

Establishing Mutual Commitments Part II

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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 »

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part II

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In part one of this post, the focus was on the pursuit of happiness or finding joy in your work as a way to succeed at it in the long term. This post will explore alternate views and approaches to career progress that can help you maximize your own effectiveness and the effectiveness of your team…. Read more »