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Overcome Diverse Talent Barriers: Serve as a Mentor or Sponsor

Harriet Tubman showed remarkable courage as a servant leader; she led more than three hundred fellow slaves to freedom after first escaping herself. Not content to simply enjoy her own freedom, she journeyed back into slave territory 19 times to guide friends, family and strangers to freedom. Servant leaders today, who follow Ms. Tubman’s stellar …

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Stop Making the Top 3 Dangerous Listener Assumptions

No matter how skilled, charismatic, or engaging a person may be, it is difficult to keep listeners engaged on Zoom, teams, WebEx, etc. Since listeners have the power to decide whether to listen or not, leaders must avoid making the following dangerous listener assumptions. Dangerous Assumption #1 Speakers control communication. With most employees working remotely …

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Guide to Giving Better Feedback

Giving helpful feedback is challenging for new and experienced leaders alike. Few leaders (or people, for that matter) do it well. Yet, effective feedback is essential to develop and maintain high-performing employees and teams.  When giving feedback, it is especially important that we be aware of our biases. Do you deliver critical feedback to women …

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Is Your In-House Training PURPOSEFUL (and Memorable)?

What do you remember from your last in-house training webinar? Have you taken time to review your notes, shared what you learned with others or actually made a change based on what you learned? As listening experts, we realize that most people forget 70% of what they hear if it isn’t reinforced and practiced within …

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