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How a Commitment to Lifelong Learning Impacts Performance

If you log onto Facebook around the country in the coming days, you’ll see picture after picture of elementary to high school students heading off for their first day of school. It’s a fun and exciting time as they prepare to embrace another year of growth and learning ahead. But…

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Leadership in a VUCA World

“If we want things to stay as they are, everything will have to change.” From The Leopard, a novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa that chronicles the changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento If you haven’t heard of VUCA yet you’ve got some learning to do! The…

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5 Tips to Help Motivate Your Leadership Team

You have a leadership team with tremendous potential, but maybe you’ve noticed they may have gone a bit stagnant in growing and developing as leaders. You might be thinking you need to find some new and creative ways to motivate and inspire them, so they can then encourage their teams…

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If HR Is the Magic Pill, Why Aren’t More Businesses Swallowing It?

The role of HR in business has never gotten as much attention as it does today. Oh sure, business researchers and consultants have been touting the importance of management since the beginning of the modern industrial age. Peter Drucker first told us that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. George Odiorne…

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Who is Your Frances Frei?

Uber’s been in the news a lot lately. And not in a good way. Seems some employees have expressed concern about improper behavior – most notably sexual harassment. Business people everywhere are watching Uber’s woes in the same manner that we gawk at the terrible accident on the freeway –…

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Simple Start to Compensation Planning

Far too many companies make compensation planning harder than it needs to be. By approaching the plan with the goals of keeping it simple and transparent, organizations can get started quickly. In simple terms, compensation planning helps companies accomplish the following: Recruit and retain top talent Improve employees’ job performance…

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