Category Archives: Leadership

Five Attributes of High-Performing Employees

Most business leaders know high-performing employees and teams contribute significantly to the success of their organizations, but some overlook the importance of great people. In a recent post for Entrepreneur, Ryan Caldbeck, founder of CircleUp, describes five attributes that he …

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Why the Coach Mentality Beats the Manager Mentality

The most effective business leaders often use a coach mentality when helping employees both realize their full potential, and work toward consistent positive outcomes. In a recent post for Entrepreneur, contributor Clifton Harski explores four ways business leaders can become …

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Three Ways to Unlock Employee Talent

Business leaders know one of the key factors to the continued success of their organization rests with employee talent. When limited resources prevent additional hires, how can businesses unlock the potential of their existing workforce? In a recent Entrepreneur.com post, …

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Five Steps to Optimize Team Performance

As a business leader, you want to build a great functioning team that taps into the full potential of each team member, and also delivers the results that you and your business require. In a recent post, Peter Economy, author …

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Six Silly Myths About Selling

Sales are the cornerstone of success in any organization, but there’s often some notoriously bad advice and myths surrounding what makes effective sales people and what works in selling. In a recent post for Inc.com, daily Sales Source columnist Geoffrey …

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Five Steps to Improve Quality No Matter What You Produce

Delivering quality products and services should be top-of-mind for every business leader, regardless of industry. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professional services provider or manufacture automative products, you should aim to improve quality. It drives sales, and will …

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Employee Loyalty: Eight Ways To Destroy It

Employee loyalty is important to the health of any business organization, but many business leaders unknowingly undermine loyalty with their leadership styles. In a recent OpenForum post, Mike Michalowicz, CEO of Provendus Group, looks at patterns of employee dissatisfaction, and …

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Leaders: Five Transitions Great Ones Make

The most successful business people recognize that leadership ability is the sum of experience and perspective. So what sets successful ones apart from average ones? In a Forbes post from 2013, contributor and leadership advisor Mike Myatt outlines five transitional …

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Navigating New Market Terrain

As their organizations grow and mature, business leaders expanding into new markets and areas of operation need to know their way around new market terrain. National distribution of products involves multiple tax codes, regulations, and compliance standards. In a recent …

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Nine Traits that Define Great Leadership

Becoming a great leader is something to which many business professionals aspire, and it’s an ongoing process to make the shift from being a competent leader to a truly remarkable leader. In a recent Inc.com post, Peter Economy, author of …

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