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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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Employee Development: A Hands on Approach

In the shadow of the great recession companies now more than ever are challenged to increase shareholder returns. This primary function of management was never easy but today it is even more challenging. One resource that is often talked about

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Twitter: The Ultimate Leadership Sport?

How do you know you are a leader? Turn around and see if anyone is following you goes the old cliche. Well as I looked at my twitter page I began to consider that Twitter just might be a great

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Leadership Challenge: Ron Style…

Everyone Great news! After a grueling 8 months of leading an organization by day, evenings in B school obtaining an MBA and spare time split between family friends and volunteer leadership roles, I am happy to announce that I finished

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How do you lead through crisis?

Developing Leaders was given a special honor the other day. Terrance Seamon the author of a great blog called Here We Are Now What? asked Ron to be a guest blogger on a series called Leading in the Crisis. A look at

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Where Can I Learn to Lead?

Right here. I have discovered something peculiar about people searching on the search engines. Those that find this site seem to ask questions like the title of this post. I discovered this because the most hit posts on the site

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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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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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Retain Retrain or Release… Part 5

 Hiring!!! Lets take a step back in time. You may not be able to go back and rehire your entire team but you certainly have control over who is brought in to the team in the future. This makes an

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Retain Retrain or Release… Part 4

 Alright you know what the organization needs, you have defined positions and you are effectively managing employees against expectation everything is running smoothly…or so you thought. This is about where our scenario at the start of this series kicks in.

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