Category: Leadership

How can you improve leadership skills? How about team building? Organizing and Planning for Success? Inspire leadership and develop professional skills with these powerful resource tools.

leadership

5 Best Practices for Training the World’s Future Leaders

Generation Z (those born roughly between 1995 and 2015) and Millennials (those born roughly between 1981 and 1994) are set to become the world’s future leaders … and, soon. As you train them, keep this in mind, as well as the five best practices for training them that are mentioned below.

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NAFE Announces Top Companies for Executive Women

In a recent press release, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named its Top 70 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women. “While there are still too few women at the top of our nation’s corporations, NAFE is proud to spotlight trailblazing companies that prepare, promote and push women to executive levels,” the release said.

LinkedIn

5 Ways Your Organization Should Be Using LinkedIn Right Now

Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the most widely used social media platforms for businesses and organizations, Human Resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals, learners, industry thought leaders, and jobseekers. Around 25% of adults in the United States use LinkedIn, and around 106 million people access the site on […]

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Learn to Innovate, Lead, and Embrace Change

There has been a century of expected compliance by workers to do their jobs a certain way, so we are all expected to keep up! The new model for employee development will be a recognition that each person offers a set of special and different skills that can’t come through compliance with routines and standardized […]

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Oprah Winfrey on Learning to Be a Leader

Learning is when you remember the “a-ha” of knowing the truth. The common language we all share is the truth about ourselves. Oprah Winfrey, the global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and actress, gave these and other insights about leadership and talent development in her keynote session at the 2019 ATD International Conference and Exposition in […]

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4 Ways to Train Your Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Management

Workplace conflict costs industries $359 billion annually. To address this costly problem, most organizations simply look to their employees and demand that they get along and act civilly or threaten to reprimand. However,  most conflicts should be circumvented or resolved by leaders and managers, not by employees themselves.

Employee Engagement

How to Build Employee Engagement with Your Mission

It’s hard to overstate the importance of genuine employee engagement. Employees who are engaged at work often work harder and smarter; encourage others to do the same, whether by word or deed; are less likely to leave for a different job; and may even act as brand ambassadors, even while not on the clock.

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Uncovering 2 Types of Authority

Anyone who has worked in virtually any organization long enough has probably worked with a manager who is impotent when it comes to exerting influence. Even though managers have the authority to make decisions and ask others to take action, their requests may go unfulfilled, be delayed, or be completed sloppily or only partially.

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How to Use Myers Briggs for Leadership Development Programs

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator® personality test, as well as more intricate personality tests developed from its framework, has proven useful in developing prominent organizational leaders, which is why around 80% of Fortune 100 companies rely on it.