Create a culture of Performance Excellence

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Create a Culture of Performance Excellence

Create a culture of Performance Excellence Get out of the cycle of unproductive performance reviews by developing an organizational culture that embodies performance excellence What is culture? In general, culture is a set of shared values and beliefs. Culture develops in families and...

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6 Effective Communication Tips for Leading Change

No doubt you are aware of the difficulties that can occur during organizational change: confusion, fear, resistance..... I think one of the most important things managers can do is to reduce change resistance is to effectively communicate and help others understand the process. But let's first...

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Improve your leadership skills by reflecting on some "deep" questions

Are you achieving your leadership goals? As summer approach, I often coach managers and leaders to take stock of where they are at with achieving their goals for the year. I have written previous articles on the more “tangible” aspects of performance management. I do recommend that...

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Communicate to reduce change resistance, confusion and uncertainty

Managers must prepare ahead to reduce change resistance No doubt you are aware of the difficulties that can occur during organizational change. I think one of the most important things managers can do is to reduce change resistance is to effectively communicate and help others understand the...

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Build GREAT mananagement skills with our new 6 course subsciption!

We have created a new option for managers that want to build GREAT management skills! You can still buy individual courses as and when you need them. This is a great option for those that need one or two courses, and want to have permanent access to them. However, we recognize that there are...

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Improve your management skills with just 30 minutes per week!

How can you improve your skills within your busy schedule? Perhaps you have recently been promoted into a management position. And perhaps, like many (including myself when I first became a manager!), you are finding that managing people requires very different skill than your previous...

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Build excellence in a diverse workplace

Build excellence in a diverse workplace Forward thinking organizations are realizing the benefits of diversity in the workplace. Many are actively recruiting more diverse employees – which is great! But how can you ensure the best work experience to retain your new employees? How can you...

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Make a strong case for investing in your Professional Development

A Leadership Development Plan builds a business case for employers to invest in your training What can you do now to ensure that your learning and development needs are met in 2019? Creating a business case for your Leadership Development Plan can help you get the support you need from your...

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The Relationship of Diversity and Team Performance

Does diversity have a positive or negative impact on team performance? What do supervisors and managers need to know to ensure diverse teams perform well? How can we provide leadership that works for people of diverse backgrounds? The third short video in our mini series on Cross Cultural...

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Overcome the Challenges of Leading a Diverse Workforce

In my last blog post, I introduced the first short video in my mini series on Cross Cultural Leadership. I would now like to introduce the second video, which focuses on some of the challenges that leaders may face in trying to integrate and empower a diverse workforce. I hope you find it...

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