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No Time for Career Development? Think Again!

Career development appears at the top of many lists. Unfortunately, they tend to be lists focused on what employees desperately want but are not getting from managers. As for managers, most appreciate the value of career development and really wish they could do it more frequently and more effectively. But let’s face it: A manager’s […]

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February 2023 Leadership Development Carnival

‘Love’ is a word that only recently has crept into our workplace vocabulary. And it’s an appropriate addition! Sustainable satisfaction and success demand work that people love. In many ways, effective leadership is a profound expression of love – love of learning and love of the organization and the people whose lives leaders affect on […]

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All You Need is LOVE

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air. And while this whole topic is highly charged in today’s workplace, there’s a brand of ‘love’ that’s not only appropriate but also necessary in our contemporary business environment—one that can drive engagement, job satisfaction, and bottom-line results. Leaders who want to make a positive impact on […]

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Rethinking Your Response When an Employee Resigns

From the Great Resignation to the trending topic of quiet quitting, the exodus of employees, whether physically or emotionally, continues. No matter how strong your organizational culture is employee resignations will happen. The words: “I quit!” will always strike fear in the hearts of managers everywhere. Resignations represent one of the most emotional, stressful, and […]

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To Lead or Not to Lead: Most Employees Say “Not”… but Many Go For It Anyway

Most workers don’t aspire to leadership roles. That’s the key finding of The 2022 Everywhere Workplace Report by Invanti. In fact, well over the majority at 71% of employees are saying no to a promotion preferring working from anywhere instead. This is interesting data for organizations and leaders everywhere. First, it might settle the nerves […]

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Storytelling and the Reserved Leader

I’ve never been comfortable talking about myself. Standing up in class each fall to share how I spent my summer vacation made me squirm. College essay writing was painful. And I’ll be honest – even today as I begin a talk or workshop with a quick introduction, in the back of my mind a quiet […]

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