How to Leverage Social Capital

Social capital: what is it, and how can you leverage it? Social capital is like a savings account you build over time through relationships. This savings account yields powerful connections and strong networks. Learning how to build and leverage social…

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Mindfulness Meditation: A Workplace Benefit

Mindfulness is one of the newest business buzzwords around the proverbial water cooler. If you are a Type A personality like us, you may have the idea that mindfulness involves sitting cross-legged for hours trying (and most likely failing) to…

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What Is the GROW Coaching Model?

The GROW coaching model was created in the United Kingdom by Sir John Whitmore in the 1980s. It is one of the world’s most popular coaching methods to identify ways to solve problems and achieve goals and is appreciated for…

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What Is Critical Thinking Skills?

Critical thinking is critical – pun intended – in today’s problem-riddled workplace. Every single day we are faced with issues that require us to dig deeper than the surface level in order to find the solutions we need. That requires…

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Tipping Point Leadership

Leading in today’s business environment is not easy, and creating change is even harder. William Bratton understood that. In 1994, Bratton pioneered what has now come to be known as tipping point leadership, an unconventional method for approaching large-scale organizational…

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What Is Lean Six Sigma?

“What is lean six sigma?” is a question Western businesspeople have been asking themselves for decades since the meteoric rise of Japanese industry in the 1980s. Since the term’s introduction, many companies have successfully implemented lean six sigma into their…

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Warren Buffett: A Master of Business Relationships

Warren Buffett is a name you’re guaranteed to have heard of if you’ve paid any attention to the international business landscape in the last fifty years. There is practically a whole sub-industry of literature out there promising to unveil the…

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Making An Online Presentation Like A Pro

Making an online presentation is no longer the exception, it’s the norm. And even after COVID-19 passes us by, giving an online presentation will be a required skill for any leader, sales & marketing professional, or consultant. But are the…

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Effective Leadership in Turbulent Times

In turbulent times like these, effective leadership sets the tone and direction for an organization. Nerves are on edge and uncertainty can decrease productivity, but an effective leader can motivate others to remain calm and keep the larger vision in…

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