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How To Hire The Right Person Every Time

How To Hire The Right Person Every Time

| January 1, 2015 | Reply

The Problem What’s the goal of your hiring process?  Hopefully it’s to select new employees who: Perform at a high level Possess excellent communication and listening skills Lead Solve problems Make excellent decisions But based on the data that’s out there, this isn’t what’s happening. 46% of newly hired employees will fail within 18 months, […]

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Management Skills – What’s The Difference Between Leadership and Management?

| September 5, 2014 | Reply

What’s the difference between a manager and a leader? Ideally they overlap.  We expect many of our managers to be leaders, and we rely on a large percentage of our leaders to have solid management skills. But not all managers are good leaders, and not all leaders possess the required skills to be managers. I’m […]

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Emotional Intelligence – “The Essential Ingredient To Success”

Emotional Intelligence – “The Essential Ingredient To Success”

| September 5, 2014 | Reply

The Summer 2014 issue of Harvard Business Review On Point was devoted to emotional intelligence, which the publication lauded as ‘The Essential Ingredient to Success.”  EI is a core attribute that, when developed, perfects our leadership and communication abilities.  It’s actually more important to professional success than technical and cognitive skills.  The Editors sum it […]

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Leadership Development – The Seven Core Attributes Of Genius Leadership

| September 4, 2014 | Reply

[smoothslider id=’2′] Do you have a clear concept of what it takes to be an outstanding leader?  Not many organizations do.  Few have taken the time to develop a model to help guide their selection of leaders and their development efforts. These seven core attributes can be used to help you develop your own model.  […]

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Employee Engagement – How To Diagnose An Employee Engagement Problem

| September 3, 2014 | Reply

Employee engagement – or lack thereof – is a common problem.  What’s not so common is a direct means of determining why.  I’m now going to show you exactly how to diagnose an employee engagement problem. Using a few psychometric instruments I’m going to diagnose an employee’s engagement problems and help guide both employee and […]

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Organizational Development: How To Build A Workforce That Rocks

Organizational Development: How To Build A Workforce That Rocks

| November 30, 2013 | Reply

In this slideshow I presented a broad strategy for developing your organization into one that is high performing, collaborative, and innovative: Organizational Development – How to Build a Workforce That Rocks from Sandy Cormack In this article I’ll explore the concepts I introduced in a lot more depth. A 2012 survey published on Ready2Manage.com reveals […]

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