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You May Be Surprised at What Employees Really Want

As the workplace and the workforce continue to morph, understanding what people are looking for in and from their work has taken on greater significance. When we understand interests and motivations, we’re able to offer an employee experience that generates engagement, taps discretionary effort, promotes productivity, and ensures the retention of top talent. Our third annual […]

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Pre-solution: The Forgotten Step Before Resolutions Can Take Hold

As 2024 begins, it’s seductive to make declarations about how things (including ourselves) will be different in the coming year. Daily exercise Kind words to the crotchety co-worker No sugar The list goes on. The problem is that too frequently we jump to these resolutions prematurely. They end up operating in a vacuum and without […]

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Give Yourself and Others the Gift of Mentorship (This Holiday Season and All Year Long)

The talent development strategy of mentorship is getting a lot of attention these days. From books to boardrooms, everyone is trying to crack the code and tap its potential and power. Mentors have the ability to accelerate the growth of others through their generous sharing of their perspectives, time, insights, coaching, and experience. Is this a […]

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December 2023 Leadership Development Carnival

As the year draws to a close, I’m thrilled to be able to compile and share this month’s Leadership Development Carnival. In this ‘Best of 2023’ edition, you’ll be treated to the most impactful insights of 21 thought leaders as they offer their favorite articles from the year. Whether you’re a seasoned executive or an […]

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Strategies to Become a Better Virtual or Hybrid Leader

Despite high-profile examples of organizations requiring employees to return to the office, the reality is that plenty of leaders continue to find themselves in the position of managing employees who don’t routinely share the same working space. Many organizations have made the commitment to continue to tap a wider talent pool, to allow for the […]

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3 Pieces of (Bad) Leadership Advice Women Get

Women in leadership get a lot of advice, most of it unhelpful. The first step in finding our way is to recognize and reject poor direction, so let’s take a look at three main types of advice served up to women by career gurus: Lean in Aim to please Walk the tightrope 1. Lean in. […]

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