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Poor Eyesight and a Dead Tooth Due to Ineffective Leadership

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Yes, you read that correctly. Too often we speak of leadership effectiveness within the context of managers and executives within the corporate world. Yet every human being has been victimized by someone’s inept leadership while providing a service, which could be related to the medical or manufacturing industry. I present these two true stories using […]

“You can only learn so much through books…”

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Twitter CEO, Evan Williams, offers some of his own perspective on developing his leadership style over the years of his experience running various companies. “I read a lot of books, but you can only learn so much through books…” Evan Williams on Wall Street Journal website speaking about leadership. Attending one of our Personalized Leadership Development […]

Mistakes Managers Make During Tough Economic Times

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Withholding Information Often managers are skeptical in revealing bad news regarding budget cuts, layoffs or changes they are forced to make in hard times.  This is a fatal mistake and an easy one to avoid.  There are three specific groups that management needs to address during recessionary conditions: employees, customers and vendors. The Wall Street […]

Wall Street Journal Exhalts Leadership Training

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Despite Cutbacks, Firms Invest in Developing Leaders: Companies Renew Focus on Employee Training, Betting That Strong Managers Will Help Through the Recovery By Dana Mattioli Despite layoffs and recession-starved budgets, many employers are investing in leadership-development programs, hoping not to be caught short of strong managers when the economy recovers. Identifying and grooming leaders is […]