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Guidance on leadership development & strategic planning.

How Long-Term Leadership Development Helps You Keep Your Best Talent

By Leadership Resources 05/05/2020
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Your top talent is highly valuable, and therefore also in high demand by other organizations. In this competitive global economy, landing quality people can be challenging in and of itself — keeping them around can be even more difficult. And considering that your company’s potential is directly tied to the...

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Don’t Lose Ground While Working Remotely: Invest in Virtual Leadership Development

By Leadership Resources 04/28/2020
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Business analysts have long anticipated a major shift in the way many of us work — namely, the rise of remote work. Indeed, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 already saw approximately 7 million remote workers in the U.S. (3.4% of the population). Several industries have been making this transition...

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How to Achieve Success: The Success Chain

By Leadership Resources 02/25/2019
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In this informative video, Jessica Langenberg, Director of Leadership Development at Leadership Resources, talks about how to achieve greater success using the Success Chain. What is Success? Langenberg defines success as the feeling of accomplishment one gets after achieving a positive outcome or result. This means that success can look...

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"I'm My Own Worst Enemy" and Other Pitfalls of Being Your Own Coach

By Leadership Resources 02/21/2019
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Most of us have heard the phrase, “I’m my own worst enemy.” Indeed, many of us can probably relate to this idea. To be one’s own worst enemy is a common human pitfall because we are ultimately the one in control of our actions. Some of the decisions we make...

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Return on Investment: Why Your Employees' Professional Development is Far From a Waste of Time

By Leadership Resources 02/11/2019
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A common stereotype of corporate culture from years gone by is that of an unhealthy hierarchy where employees do the most work for the least pay and upper management sits in their corner office, with their feet up, drinking Scotch. While this is uncommon, examples of this structure can certainly...

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Is Your Goal-Setting Strategy Setting You Up for Failure?

By Leadership Resources 01/25/2019
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Individuals and businesses should always strive to improve, learn, and grow. This process often occurs naturally as we gain experience and deal with adversity. However, progress can become stunted if we don’t know where we’re headed, or why. By setting goals for ourselves and our business, we can dot a...

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Leadership Explored: What Traction Really Means in a Successful Company (Part 2 of 3)

By Leadership Resources 11/19/2018
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In the previous part of this series, we examined what Vision means for a successful business. To summarize, Vision refers to the short- or long-term aspirations of an individual or company that are most easily achieved when made transparent and shared among team members, often via a Vision statement. Having...

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Leadership Explored: What Vision Really Means in a Successful Company (Part 1 of 3)

By Leadership Resources 11/12/2018
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Conversations about leadership often circle back to certain buzzwords such as “Vision,” “Traction®,” and “Healthy.” But just because these words have become cliched doesn’t mean they lack value. In this three-part series, we’re going to explore each of these phrases related to leadership and pick apart what they really mean...

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What Employees Want in a Leader: Exploring the Most In-Demand Leadership Skills

By Leadership Resources 11/07/2018
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By now, most of us are familiar with the bad leader trope. Shows and movies like The Office and Horrible Bosses parody the worst possible qualities a boss could have, some of which may ring true to life. These so-called leaders lack empathy, fail at communicating, speak rashly, micromanage, and...

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How Self Care Can Improve Your Performance as a Leader

By Leadership Resources 10/03/2018
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Some modern media have portrayed the hardworking leader as a sleep-deprived, stubborn, borderline manic individual obsessed with the bottom line and neglectful of self care. While some people do fit this category, most do not. This stereotype can be harmful even if it’s meant to lampoon and discourage this behavior....

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