HOW TO OVERCOME BARRIERS AND WIN SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

Many companies say their people are their most important asset. Yet how many firms truly invest in helping people be their best at work?

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THE POST-IT CHALLENGE

How do we ensure the plans we craft include the right set of priorities that will move us to the right goals in the best way? Before mapping out objectives, actions and timeframes, take 60 minutes with your team to try The Post-it Plan Challenge. It’s engaging, a great team builder, and could have a significant impact on whatever strategy or plan you choose to adopt.

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THE MOST INSPIRING BUSINESS TRENDS OF 2018

From the rise of social enterprise, mindfulness and renewables to a focus on more inclusive cultures and agile organizations, here are some of our favorite business trends from 2018.

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FOUR WAYS TO LEVERAGE APPRECIATION AT YEAR END

We’ve highlighted 4 potent practices for helping team members feel truly seen and deeply valued.

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ARE YOU WORKING AT MACHINE SPEED, OR HUMAN SPEED?

What would it be like to live our lives at human speed? How would it change our stress levels, our moods, and our levels of fulfillment?

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MAINTAINING PRODUCTIVITY AS TEAMS GROW

Does it feel like technology and new software tools has made team communication even more difficult?

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NAME THE ELEPHANT (OR KILL THE LION)

Think of your organization as a pride of lions – powerful and in command, with outstanding collaboration skills. Almost nothing can stop you…except an elephant.

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CONFLICT IS GOOD

Most of us avoid conflict. When it goes off the rails, the consequences can be uncomfortable at best and disastrous at worst.

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3 SIMPLE QUESTIONS CAN REVEAL YOUR TEAM'S PURPOSE AND DRIVE HIGHER LEVELS OF ENGAGEMENT

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CROSSING THE CULTURE CHASM

You’ve probably heard of the Market Chasm. But is your organization ready to cross the Culture Chasm?  

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CREATE A CULTURE OF OWNERSHIP AT WORK

Organizations that embrace an ownership mentality exhibit greater productivity, efficiency, and innovation. So what can you do to boost buy-in and accountability?   

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ARE YOU BRINGING YOUR WHOLE SELF TO WORK?

Guest writer and colleague Mike Robbins shows how success follows authenticity, and how we can bring our whole selves to work.  

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RETHINK YOUR TEAM'S DEVELOPMENT

Go beyond individual knowledge, skills, and abilities and unlock the people potential you need to achieve your organization’s goals.  

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4 TOOLS FOR GIVING TOUGH FEEDBACK

Giving critical feedback can be tough. Use these 4 tools to make your message clear and constructive.

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3 WORDS THAT WILL ACTUALLY HELP YOU KEEP YOUR 2018 RESOLUTIONS

Many of us craft a variety of ambitious New Year’s resolutions that lie by the wayside by February or March. It doesn’t have to be that way.

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THE KEY TO HOLDING OTHERS ACCOUNTABLE - WITHOUT BEING A JERK

Accountability is one of the hallmarks of a great organization. Use these tools to encourage ownership, commitment and follow-through.

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