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Mission Provides Leadership Foundation

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Can you imagine a successful business without a mission? A mission gives an organization clear parameters within which it operates…parameters that serve as a guide for all business planning, marketing, as well as service and product development/delivery.  Likewise, a personal mission is essential if you want to develop and follow your own roadmap for success.  A mission-driven approach provides leaders with a solid foundation and inspiration –two key elements for becoming the type of catalyst… Read More

Leadership Survey 2011

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A special thanks to our survey partner, First Sun EAP for promoting our survey to their client companies. This survey affirms that organizations of all sizes have a heightened interest in and plans to invest more (52.2%) in leadership development.  We also found that while the demand for executive coaching and mentoring is on the rise (Sherpa 2011), companies still rely on internal training programs as their primary development methodology for equipping top talent. MOST… Read More

10 Steps to Landing Your Dream Job

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Landing your dream job and navigating the “corporate ladder” ain’t what it used to be! To be successful, we must take control of our careers and realize that it’s up to us to navigate the obstacle course and get hired. Donna Cooper, our lead career coach suggests the following steps to proactively get a leg up on the competition. Evaluate your skill set to identify your target position. Define and promote your personal brand online… Read More

Effective Employee Feedback

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As leaders, we all want our employees to fully understand that feedback is a tool we use to maximize performance and enhance job satisfaction. Therefore, it is a tool we will employ frequently and with everyone. It is important that employees become comfortable receiving feedback and in fact, expect it! When employees anticipate feedback as the general rule rather than the exception, they are less likely to feel intimidated by it and of course, are… Read More

Resource: Role-Based Assessment

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I’m pleased to share a resource with you from The Gabriel Institute. Dr. Janice Presser and her colleagues have created a completely new technology for predicting how a person will behave when working with others to benefit their group, overcome a challenge, or achieve a common goal. TGI’s Role-Based Assessment (RBA) measures team-related behaviors that have not been addressed by any other form of assessment.  It can identify a positive, constructive orientation to team collaboration,… Read More

Join Us for LEAD THE FUTURE!

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All participants in this Certified Leader Webinar Course will receive a one on one coaching with a Master Certified Coach, plus qualify for 18 CEU/professional development hours. Additionally, participants will learn how to: Drive and manage change Apply leadership skills strategically Coach and develop future leaders Build and motivate loyal teams Improve employee engagement by fostering creativity and innovation Utilize critical thinking methodology Increase your value to the organization Enhance your professional qualifications Register &… Read More

The Science of Sustaining Performance

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Leaders are constantly under pressure to think creatively, strategically and communicate clearly. Yet we are frequently bombarded by news, emails, phone calls, and other interruptions that all seem relatively urgent. How can we stay focused and moving forward when we seem to spend most of our time and energy simply keeping (and catching) up? One way is to be more scientific about the way we approach work.   If you’re like me, you have a… Read More