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    Lessons in Business Leadership – The Ukraine Crisis

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    Over the last two years, business leaders have been guiding their firms through a succession of crises. Several of these were occurring at the same time. These include the pandemic, a series of “hundred-year” weather disasters, social upheaval, financial shocks, and substantial labor shortages. Leaders that are looking to the future recognize that leading through …

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    Invest in Your Future By Gaining Leadership Skills

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    It is undeniably true that not everyone possesses the qualities of effective leadership. Furthermore, possessing the characteristics of a leader is not sufficient in and of itself. Therefore, if you want to consider yourself a successful leader, you must put in the necessary effort. In addition, you must be willing to invest both money and …

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    3 Ways to Measure Leadership Success

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    This is a challenging question to respond to. The only evidence of successful leadership is whether or not people follow you, no matter how good a leader you might think you are. Your impression of your own failures or successes is distorted by a self-serving bias.

    Even if you’re extremely …

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    Branding Strategy

    Instagram influencers aren't the only ones using personal branding. Leaders can also benefit from building a distinct personal brand. Instagram influencers aren’t the only ones using personal branding. Leaders can also benefit from building a distinct personal brand.

    Possess brand leadership potential? Worldwide, performance evaluations and promotion discussions present this loaded topic of branding strategy. If you want to advance in your career, you must first understand how people see you in your business …

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    Branding for a Leader in ’22

    A personal brand is essential to a leader and their company's image. Business executives must be aware of how theirs is viewed by others. A personal brand is essential to a leader and their company’s image. Business executives must be aware of how theirs is viewed by others. 1. Lead with compassion.

    Empathy is the first step to compassionate brand leadership.

    Empathy is letting go of your anxieties and taking an emotional risk to understand another’s thoughts and feelings …

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    How to Highlight Leadership Experience on a Resume

    Leadership experience is a high priority for many new hires. This is especially true when employers seek to fill positions of authority.

    Those who have developed their leadership skills tend to be more motivated. They are typically better at solving problems and more effective communicators. Leaders are more passionate about their careers than those who lack any experience in leadership.

    Thus, most employers tend to make leadership experience a high priority in new hires. This is especially …

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    5 Ways to Make Your One-on-Ones More Productive

    5 Ways to Make Your One-on-Ones More Productive

    The one-on-one is a productive managerial tactic — most of the time. If yours have lost their luster, there are several ways to revive them.  

    Productive one-on-ones are essential to managing and empowering the members of your team. But the task of getting them on the calendar regularly can seem daunting. At times, you might …

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    How Continuous Learning Makes You a Better Leader

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    Almost every successful leader has one thing in common — they never tire of learning. Lifelong learning is one of the key factors in growing successful businesses. The reason it makes such a difference is that it gives leaders an edge. If you want to become a better leader, make continuous learning a priority.

    How…
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    Teamwork Never Fails – Stop Blaming Teamwork at Your Small Business

    Teamwork and Collaboration Five years ago facilitating a client’s leadership retreat I asked a simple question… “What is teamwork?” Of the 12 leaders in the organization, a small regional credit union, we heard the traditional answers and one that stood out. The one that stood out was:   “Teamwork is a series of individual interdependent successful efforts.” That definition…
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    10 Differences Between a Manager and a Leader

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    When you get promoted to the role of a manager, unfortunately you don’t automatically become a leader. Although these two words can be used interchangeably, they represent two completely different traits. Being a leader is much different than being a manager. There are important differences between the two and below you can find 10 of …

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