Tag Archives: Business Skills

Why Can’t You Retain Top Talent?

“Being the best at whatever talent you have, that’s what stimulates life.” – Tom Landry The competitive nature of today’s global economy stipulates that you have and retain the top talent in your organization. We acknowledge that to do so … Continue reading

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In Praise of Second Fiddle Leaders

  Expressions of servant leadership are found when you concede being in the spotlight by putting someone else in it. Where were you on April 8, 1974 at 9:07 p.m. EST? It might be a stretch for some to remember … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason  Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index (http://bit.ly/1ULVQr7). Findings in the … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part I: Providing Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of … Continue reading

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Leadership Essentials: Communicating with Clarity

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.   – Peter Drucker A worker asked for a pay raise and got this note back from his supervisor: “Because of the fluctuation predisposition of your position’s productive capacity as … Continue reading

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