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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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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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HR Professionals Reveal the Advice They Would Give Their CEO

May 30, 2019

As the leaders behind all things talent acquisition, learning and development, and employee engagement, HR professionals have a wealth of insight on the companies they help manage. Human resources professionals are often known as the jack …

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Blended Learning is the Future of Corporate Training

May 26, 2019

Blended learning can help corporate training programs increase the effectiveness and decrease the costs of their curriculum. Supplementing in-person training with digital content can help employees retain and apply the skills they need to be successful. …

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HR End-of-Year Checklist

May 16, 2019

The end-of-year can be a busy time for a lot of businesses, but it’s important to plan ahead to ensure that the beginning of 2018 is strong. Take a look at our HR end-of-year checklist! The …

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