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Three Common Misconceptions about Leadership

Three Common Misconceptions about Leadership

Leadership isn’t always an easily or clearly defined concept. Some of the world’s greatest leaders would never have been expected as such had the right circumstances aligned. While good leadership starts with individual skills and a cultivated personality,...
Habits that will Sabotage your Success

Habits that will Sabotage your Success

A positive mind produces positive action which yields positive results. It’s basic math. A positive plus a positive equals a positive. However, every life has negative moments and every person has negative thoughts throughout the day. When we choose to engage with...
How to listen to your Employees and Improve your Company

How to listen to your Employees and Improve your Company

Listening is one of the most  important qualities for any business leader to have. Listening can improve rapport between management and employees, which will, in turn, improve business operations. Unfortunately, the concerns of many are not heeded to. With this, trust...
The Benefits of Exercise Before Work Each Morning

The Benefits of Exercise Before Work Each Morning

Working out any time of the day is a chore for most people. Often, it seems like prying a chunk of time from already packed schedules is a nearly impossible task. Many folks start their initial exercise regime after work. It’s not easy to wake up early....
Why Millennials Value Workplace Culture Above All Else

Why Millennials Value Workplace Culture Above All Else

With technological shifts, cultural paradigm shifts and a general abundance, the millennial generation is next up on the list to take hold of the reigns of the world stage in all aspects of life. Their grandparents grew up during world wars and depressions and were...
Tips for Becoming the Best Possible CEO

Tips for Becoming the Best Possible CEO

Have you recently been granted the title of CEO? Congratulations! Now the real work begins. How can you become the best possible CEO? The following are three tips to ensuring your success as a CEO: Build Your Leadership Team One of the most important jobs you have as...
Tips for Making Bigger and Bolder Moves at Work

Tips for Making Bigger and Bolder Moves at Work

As a business leader, the biggest and must critical decisions come down to you. Sometimes the weight of this responsibility can be debilitating. Instead of being overcome by the responsibility you hold, use it to your advantage and begin making bigger and bolder moves...
What Does the Future of the Workplace Look Like?

What Does the Future of the Workplace Look Like?

With the rapid advancement of technology in the past few years, the workplace has seen many changes. More employees are able to work remotely, AI communications are part of everyday life and with all of this technology, people are actively seeking out human...

The Importance of KPI’s

In order for a business to grow, and therefore succeed, the business must produce measurable results. That is where key performance indicators, also known as KPI’s, come into play. A KPI  is a quantifiable measure that can be used to determine how well company goals...
Traits of an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Traits of an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Emotional intelligence is important in the workplace. People with higher than average emotional intelligence are often the highest-performing employees. Someone with high emotional intelligence are resilient and flexible, curious and gracious. Read on to learn more....