Managers as Leaders: Three Critical Components of Good Leadership

Managers and leaders are often referred to interchangeably. But in reality, they are quite different. Managers control and direct people according to the values that have been established. Leaders set new direction or vision for their group. They also act as the spearhead for that new direction. Management without leadership Managers without leadership characteristics serve …

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How to Successfully Implement a New Initiative in the Workplace

Whether it’s to keep up with changing technology, a fast-paced market, new regulations, or something else, implementing a new initiative is a necessary part of running a successful business. However, it can be a tricky process. One simple change can affect every single part of an organization. If a new initiative is to be introduced …

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8 Effective Strategies to Develop (and Keep) Your Employees

How effective are your strategies for developing—and keeping—your employees? Creating an effective strategy to develop and retain your employees can have several benefits beyond just the employee. It can also improve the performance and growth of your business. But first, employers should understand the reasons why employees leave their jobs to begin with. Most commonly, …

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Why Top-Performing Employees Leave—and What You Can Do About It

If you’re in the field of human resources management, you’ve probably faced the following scenario: one of your best, top-performing employees submits their two weeks’ notice. You feel blindsided. You didn’t know that they were unhappy, or that they were actively seeking other employment opportunities. You’ve just lost one of your best workers. Why? That’s …

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Global Businesses: 4 Learning Solution Must-Haves

If you were one of many global businesses responsible for rolling out a learning solution to anywhere from 50 to 5,000 locations or more, where would you begin?  What kind of system would you need to develop each frontline employee according to their individual skills, knowledge, and experience to help them continuously grow? How would …

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7 Ways to Make Learning Memorable and Fun

How can you make your learning experiences more memorable and less boring? Capturing your audience’s attention and holding it can make the transfer of knowledge much more effective. It’s more important than ever to try and create a memorable connection during the learning process. It’s not enough to simply check the boxes and have all …

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How to Support Employees in a Career Change

Over the past 12 months, employees worldwide have had time to examine their lives and question whether or not they’re on the right career path. Those who want a change may even have begun to build their skills and start planning for their future.  When a talented employee says their heart isn’t in their current …

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