Category Archives: Leadership

10 Ways Leaders Aren’t Making Time for Their Team Members (Infographic)

Performance planning, coaching, and review are the foundation of any well-designed performance management system, but the results of a recent study suggest that leaders are falling short in meeting the expectations of their direct reports. Researchers from The Ken Blanchard … Continue reading

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10 Ways Leaders Can Easily Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision for increasing revenues by ten fold. She preached her message of change with catchy slogans … Continue reading

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Infographic: New Managers Aren’t Getting The Training They Need to Succeed

In a recent survey conducted by The Ken Blanchard Companies, more than 400 managers were asked to rate different types of training by order of importance. Here’s their top ten, ranked in order from most important to least important type … Continue reading

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Leading with Character – The Key to Servant Leadership

The following is a guest post by Mark Deterding, author of the newly released book “Leading Jesus’ Way: Become The Servant Leader God Created You To Be.“ Ever wonder what makes a good leader great? The answer is character. Character … Continue reading

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5 Common Leadership Behaviors That Crush The Spirits of Employees

I admit it. Sometimes when I’m under the gun at work and feeling the pressure of all my responsibilities, I can get tunnel vision about accomplishing my own goals and forget how my behavior is influencing others. It’s not that I’m trying … Continue reading

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