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How Leaders Stay True to Their Mission and Purpose during Fresh Starts

In a world of uncertainty, employes see leaders pursuing the next “shiny” thing to ensure their survival, especially at the beginning of a new year, new quarter or even on their birthday. Researchers call this the “Fresh Start Effect.” Significant dates often cause us to reflect on what could change for the better, and many …

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Leadership Resolutions for the New Year

While many people are making resolutions to better themselves in the coming year, an area that does not get much focus is resolving to become a better leader. If you are in a leadership position of any kind, it is important to find ways to continuously improve, both for yourself and for your team. Below, …

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How Companies Can Support Employees’ Work-Life Integration

Providing the framework for employees to better achieve work-life integration will help them become more creative and boost their overall productivity. More importantly for the business, it can increase retention rates and reduce absenteeism. So, how can you as a leader and the company as a whole help to promote this integration?   Ask About …

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How to Help Managers Take Steps to Overcome Burnout

“I don’t have stress, but may be a carrier.” — Erma Bombeck As company leaders look for ways to turn the tide on the great resignation, one factor may have been overlooked: burnout. It not only contributes to an employee’s decision to leave, it also significantly impacts their health and wellness. According to a recent …

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Are Positive Leaders Really Toxic?

Although a number of articles recently have focused on the damaging consequences of going overboard with Toxic Positivity, for years social scientists have documented the benefits of positive leadership especially during times of uncertainty. Yet, executive coaches and leadership consultants frequently encounter cynical attitudes when positive leadership is associated with being “soft” without an eye …

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Resilience: The Art of Knowing When to Swivel and Twist

Adversity, difficulties and disruptive changes help us build resiliency. During the last nine months, the pandemic has forced us to learn, adapt and anticipate how to do things differently.  And, like the old game of Twister, many businesses have shown us how crucial it is to change direction, swivel and reposition, by changing their approaches …

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