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5 Characteristics of Great Leaders

By Dave Clark, The hope of every employee is to work for a leader they like and respect. While each person may have their own definition of what constitutes a “great leader,” we can agree there are certain traits that appeal to the masses. If you are a leader and you possess these five traits, you are probably quite successful. If you... read more
 

Are Your Assumptions Limiting Your Employees?

Host Dale Dixon interviews Leadership Advisor Dr. Francis Eberle about his unique perspective on understanding and evaluating others. Dr. Eberle shares how being dyslexic impacted his education--and also the way he perceives others. He tells us why assumptions about people are detrimental for a leader, and gives simple tactics to be better at... read more
 

Men Needed!

By Stacy Ennis, HR.com, February 2019 An Open Conversation About Women in Leadership It was 7:45 a.m. on a Tuesday. My team and I were waiting on participants for a breakfast meetup we had organized at a global conference. The topic was Women in Leadership. The meetup was meant to be an open, candid conversation about the state of... read more
 

Are You Hobbling or Helping Yourself?

By Jalene Case Remember the three-legged race popular at family reunions and field days? Racers pair up and stand side-by-side with their arms around each other. Then the two touching legs are bound together and the hobbled racers do their best to dash straight ahead to the finish line! It doesn’t take much for them to tumble over into a... read more
 

Creating a Culture of Innovation

By David Quinlan A personal journey into the world of innovation and what it might mean for your business. Few things can be scarier than challenging ourselves and our preconceived notions. Yet, fewer things can be more rewarding. This is my behind the scenes, unscripted back story of how I challenged myself and staff. We tore down our... read more
 

7 Traits Typically Found in Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

By Dave Clark, Emotional intelligence (or EQ) is a hot button topic these days, especially in the workplace. It is widely believed, and rightly so, that individuals with high emotional intelligence tend to better manage the rigors and stresses found regularly in the workplace. Some people even argue that having a high EQ is more important... read more
 

It's All About People: Authentic Empathy

Host Dale Dixon interviews Business Coach and Strategist Padraig Berry, who is the CEO of One Focus Business Consultants and TTI Success Insights Ireland. On today's episode, Dale and Padraig discuss authentic empathy, and how it is a building block for many other leadership competencies. Padraig shares stories from his time working with Irish-... read more
 

Accountability Begins with You

By Lori McNeill What comes to mind when I raise the topic of “accountability”?  Often, when we think about accountability, we don’t necessarily think about it in regards to ourselves. Instead, we start thinking about it in terms of everyone else and why the people around us aren’t as accountable as we think they should be. There is some... read more
 

5 Tips for Onboarding New Employees

By Dave Clark We all know that it’s an employee’s market and candidates are becoming much more picky on where they decide to work. They know what they want and today, they demand more out of an employer than they ever have in the past. With fewer candidates available in the marketplace, hiring the right ones the first time - and keeping... read more
 

The Six Stages of a Leader's Journey (Series Ep. 3)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price finish their discussion of the six stages by discussing stages 5 and 6. Ron talks about the leadership phenomenon of "getting into the zone," and gives some specific ways to actively measure your impact. He also explains how the leader's journey comes full circle, and how your leadership mindset... read more
 
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