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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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    Posted in Career Development, management, People, Personal Branding

    Develop Leadership Capability by Taking Responsibility

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    Have you ever been in meetings where someone backs away by essentially saying ‘that’s not my job’ although it is? Taking responsibility for areas related to your job is essential for maintaining credibility. At the very least, offer to make an introduction to the person in charge. When you wish to advance your career or …

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    Posted in Career Development, entrepreneurship

    Get Coaching But Don’t Tell People

    Coworking Cooperation Get leadership coaching but don’t admit you got it. The best in every field of endeavor gets coaching — that being objective, professional advice and direction. Trust me, whatever field you’re in, your competition is getting outside input right now. To compete you should too but just don’t tell anyone. Not that it’s a sign…
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    Leaders Needed: Apply Within

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    It’s Not Too Early or Too Late

    You have to continue to differentiate yourself at each stage in your career. Regardless of your age, at every point in your life, there is a younger person eager to step into your job. If you are 30 years old, there is an impatient 20-something coming up on …

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    How to Manage Remote Employees Successfully

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    In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It is slowly becoming the new norm for companies to hire people from other cities and sometimes other countries. Although having remote employees and managing a remote team have its own challenges, when managed successfully, it may save your company …

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    A Good Work Ethic is Needed Now

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    Everything I write in any of my books or blogs is for naught if you don’t get the job that you are paid to do successfully completed—and more. It doesn’t impress bosses at all if you just do what is required.

    Stellar work is your personal wealth: your worldly goods, trust fund, gold stash, life …

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