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How to make leadership training work in 2019

August 19, 2019

In this guide, we’ll talk about what leadership training is, how to be a great leader, and how to train employees for leadership. …

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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: a journey, not a destination

August 15, 2019

According to Glassdoor, 57% of employees think their companies should be more diverse. Yet, SHRM found that 41% of managers say they are “too busy” to implement diversity initiatives.  The truth is that many workplaces are …

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What is whole person development and why is it crucial in the workplace?

August 1, 2019

As employee engagement and employee retention become increasing challenges in the workplace, more and more employers are turning to whole person development as a solution. What companies are getting wrong about employee development Problem: lack of …

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Leadership skills every millennial needs

July 23, 2019

In the last 5 years, 87% of millennial workers have taken on management roles. This means that millennials need to be prepared with certain leadership skills before taking on leadership positions within their organizations. As the business landscape …

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Why soft skills training is crucial to create better leaders

July 19, 2019

When we apply for jobs, it’s common for us to highlight our technical skills: coding and development skills, experience with certain software, or statistical analysis. But where technical skills might help you meet the basic requirements …

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Emotional intelligence: identifying and using EQ at work

July 16, 2019

In the early 90’s, Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, started to gain popularity with the success of Daniel Goleman’s books: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than IQ and Working With Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is …

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5 steps to creating a learning culture

July 11, 2019

Society has changed, and so has an organizational culture. Each new wave of employees expects constant innovation and improvements with their overall development within the company. Employees increasingly value a workplace that nurtures learning. According to …

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6 tips to transition from a manager to a coach

July 9, 2019

When picturing a manager, a controlling and demanding figure probably comes to mind. Compare that to a coach and the associated image. Vastly different, right? The differences between a manager and a coach may appear to …

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Innovation: Why encouraging mistakes fosters big ideas

June 18, 2019

Empowering employees and driving innovation through accepting “success or failure” as a total learning experience. While employees work to overcome their own internal fears of mistakes and failures, organizations who encourage this risk-taking behavior reap innovative …

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5 ways to be persuasive in the workplace

June 11, 2019

At work, it can be important for you to stand out among your peers by showing superior judgement and ability. One of the skills that is particularly attractive when presenting in front of your managers and …

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5 reasons to invest in professional development for your team

June 4, 2019

Verb is built around engaging employees as active participants both in the business, and in their own personal and professional development. We call this concept of investing in every part of the employee whole person development. …

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