Employee Retention Starts with Excellent Leadership

There’s a saying that says, “Employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers.” The best bosses know that investing in great people and keeping them in the company keeps morale up and profits high. Employee retention requires some forethought before the hiring process even begins, but a little extra work in the beginning pays major dividends ...

Want to Move Up? Start By Developing Strategic Planning Skills

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As you move up in your career, the cognitive abilities that you need to possess increase. Everything from your ability to handle conflict to your creativity will have to evolve along with the responsibilities you’re asked to take on. Strategic planning is one of the most invaluable skills that you can develop. It allows you ...
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Small Business Leadership Training: The Key to Success

Leading a small business requires much more than having your name on the paperwork as the owner. It’s an active role that requires furthering yourself through research, networking, and small business leadership training. Having a successful business means being a leader who is capable of delegating, negotiating, and making the tough decisions when necessary. Working with ...
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5 Reasons to Join a CEO Networking Group

It’s lonely at the top. Taking on the role as the leader of an organization can be an isolating task. People look at you to make the tough decisions, some of which may affect their future. That’s why it’s important to work with peers who can help you weather the storms. Spending time with CEO networking ...
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5 Categories of Leadership Objectives for Goal Setting

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  We’ve discussed quite often the necessity of setting clear goals for yourself and for your business. Without goals, it can feel like you’re constantly reacting to situations as they occur, without a clear path for where you’re going next. That’s why major publications, like Entrepreneur, commonly puts out articles about the importance of setting goals and doing ...
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3 Signs That It’s Time to Hire a Business Coach

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Being honest with yourself isn’t always easy, but it can be the best way to grow in both your personal and professional life. Because the nature of running a business requires you to constantly adjust for different hurdles from one day to the next, there may come a time when you ask yourself, “What’s my ...
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The Leadership Coaching Process is Your Path to Greatness

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Deciding to work with a leadership coach is a big step for those who are still struggling to understand why their careers or personal lives are not going the way that they had planned. Often, it is easier to blame others than to accept the fact that growth comes from a place inside of each ...

The Future Trends in Leadership Development Best Practices

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While leadership development isn’t a new field, it’s certainly made major strides in the last few years. With that comes a need for leadership development best practices to shift. Just as a teacher needs professional development courses to stay up-to-date on effective pedagogy, your leadership coach should be willing to grow with their field. Those ...

Peer Advisory Groups: Unlocking Your Full Potential

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While working one-on-one with a specialist in leadership development, there’s nothing quite as valuable as finding peer advisory groups that you have real chemistry with. While not all groups look the same or have the same goals, your leadership coach can help you get connected with one that fits your needs. Here’s how this setting ...