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ROI on Training: Does Leadership Training Work? Part 2

In this post we continue the discussion on the value of leadership training Our post starts with Jesse Sostrin responding to my earlier post and the question Does training work? Jesse: I agree that many training programs fall short because of

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ROI on Training: Does Leadership Training Work? Part 1

Hey everyone! I am excited to introduce you to a colleague and expert on training and development Jesse Sostrin. I have included his biography below. Jesse earned a PhD from Fielding Graduate School in 2008. This is exactly where I

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What leadership style do I need?

What leadership style should you choose? Wrong question! What character traits and skills do you need to succeed as a leader? Right question!   Check out this video  

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How Do I Motivate My Team

Here is another of our short videos answering commonly asked leadership questions. This one is critical. In an age when only 1/3 of american workers are engaged (according to Gallop research) the ability to motivate takes on a whole new

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Are Leaders Born or Made? Really! That question again….

Number one question received on Developing Leaders website? Are leaders born or made? Answer Yes :) Some people are born with traits that enable them to lead naturally and do so with ease. Most of us have the ability to

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Leadership Development Training Question: How do I motivate my team?

After the age old “Is a leader born or made?” the question “How do I motivate my people?” comes up over and over again in our training programs. Answering this question is both simple and complex. 3 Dimensions of Motivation

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Reader Question: Communication Effectivenness

I was recently asked by a reader in Africa: What are some typical communication problems that occur in organizations? What can we do to overcome them? This is a cool question since in our research the number one quoted problem

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Bad Leadership: The Peter Principle Personified

We received a question a while back asking about how to deal with someone promoted into a manager role who clearly did not deserve it. Someone who is not leadership material can reek havoc on an organization if improperly promoted. How should

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Leadership is a choice not a position

Often I am asked what is the most important characteristic of a leader? Is it integrity, vision, passion, empathy, communication skill?  My answer is getting to be repetitious. There are certain core attributes that almost all effective leaders share. In my

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Retain Retrain or Release… Wrap Up

Well that’s all folks. Over the past two weeks we have talked about many aspects of retention. Learn What it is and What it is Not Developing a mindset to maximize retention starts with an understanding of what retention means.

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