4 Characteristics Great Business Leaders Embrace

Characteristics Great Business Leaders Embrace

Whether you call it company culture, work environment, or organizational atmosphere, it doesn’t just magically appear. It all starts as a reflection of the attitudes and characteristics of executives, managers, and really anyone in a leadership position. Their characteristics–good and bad–trickle down and are adopted by employees. And a company culture is born. So, if […]

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7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials

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It wasn’t long ago that the basketball world was resigned to the idea that Stephen Curry would never be any more than a talented shooter whose weaknesses (his small size and oddly-turning ankles) would define him. And yet here we are in 2016, where Curry is the defending league MVP and NBA Champion (with a […]

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A Lesson On Leadership I Learned At My Daughter’s Talent Show

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A talent show I learned something about leadership yesterday at an elementary school talent show. My six-year-old daughter was set to perform a gymnastics routine she came up with, but minutes before the show started—around the same time that hundreds of schoolchildren began to fill the auditorium—she began to look visibly scared. My wife and […]

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Baby Boomer Brain Drain and Its Impact on Your Company [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The U.S. workforce is facing a loss of brainpower like never before. When the approximately 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964 retire, the Census Bureau says they’ll create the largest single-generation workforce exodus ever. These losses will lead to a significant gap in talent—and an enterprise scramble to compensate. To take a closer […]

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11 Leadership Lessons from The Walking Dead

For those who aren’t familiar, the TV show The Walking Dead, is a story about people forced into extraordinary circumstances (a zombie apocalypse). The human survivors are forced to band together to survive, and the seemingly random assortment of people gradually become a functional team with individual roles and a common purpose—survival. It’s no surprise […]

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6 Employee Types for Your Zombie Apocalypse Team

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With Zombie Awareness month just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your strategy for the zombie apocalypse. If you’re anything like me, you’ve taken the CDC’s advice and are ready with a survival pack and family emergency plan. But what happens if the apocalypse happens while you’re at work? Will your employees quickly devolve into […]

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There’s a Leader in You!

What is the difference between a manager and a leader?  Changingminds.org says that the biggest difference is “the way they motivate the people who work or follow them.”  Let’s take a look at how dictionary.com defines them: Man∙ag∙er [man-i-jer] –noun 1. a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of […]

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