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Benefits of Cross Cultural Leadership: Introduction to our mini series

What IS Cross Cultural Leadership? And how does it provide benefit in the workplace? This is a new concept for some "traditional" workplaces. And while I've written some detailed posts, I thought it might be helpful to have a series of very brief videos to introduce the topic. I have just...

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4 strategies for Change Leaders to Reduce Stress

I have written several articles about leading and managing change. And by now, I’m sure you know, change can be emotional and sometimes chaotic. I speak from experience, having been a Manager during a lot of change. As managers (much like parents!), we tend to focus on our responsibility to...

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Benefits of eLearning for high value, affordable professional development

How can you provide professional development without breaking your budget? No doubt, forward thinking organizations recognize the need to provide training for employees, and particularly, professional development for Managers. Besides developing skills that are needed to keep your...

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What does Accountability in the workplace truly mean? And how can you take a proactive approach?

Performance Management Provides a Proactive Approach to Accountability I’ve been tackling some of these management terms that are often misunderstood. Or perhaps everyone has a slightly different interpretation of the meaning. Today, I want to address the meaning of accountability in the...

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Decision making in a complex and changing world

How can managers learn to make effective decisions in a complex and constantly changing environment? Making effective decisions is one of the cornerstones of Leadership, and a critical managerial skill. Sometimes, we must make the decision alone. On the other end of the spectrum – sometimes we...

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How do you ensure real value from Professional Development?

What results do you need from your training investment? Are you responsible for organizing professional development of managers in your organization? Or perhaps you are a senior manager or executive looking to develop your own people. Either way, I assume you recognize the value in...

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Advantage of Cross Cultural Leadership

Cross-cultural Leadership skills enable you to leverage diversity in the workplace What IS Cross-Cultural Leadership? For most of us, we have developed our leadership skills in a workplace based on our own culture. We make assumptions that people “just know” what is expected of them. But there...

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Stay SMART by checking in on your business goals

Half way through another calendar year already?! Where are you at with achieving your business goals? I thought it was a good time to remind business leaders and managers to check in and make sure you are on track with your business goals. But how do you do that? I wrote this article in our...

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Why Do You Need a New Approach to Leadership Development?

Why do we need to think differently about Professional Development for Managers? The World is Changing - Your Leadership Development Program Should Too Does the new generation require a different approach to professional development for managers? Here's an example. I just saw and responded to...

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5 Steps to Develop Strategic Thinking

5 Steps to Develop Strategic Thinking in Your Organization To develop and improve strategic thinking in your organization – start with managers at all levels! But how can managers best develop their skills in strategic thinking and leadership? To understand the requirements of strategic...

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