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Effective Management and Positive Assertiveness

Effective Management and Positive Assertiveness

One of the most effective ways for a manager to pull people together for a common purpose is using the technique known as Positive Assertiveness. This approach is all about demanding quality work from your team, while maintaining an amicable atmosphere. By cultivating a powerful leadership style, you can accomplish more every day, while guiding your team toward better long-term results.

How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program

How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program

Successful employee training and development programs go beyond the standard new hire orientation. They aren’t sporadic courses that employees occasionally take as needed. It’s taking a strategic, organized, systematic approach to training that aligns individual growth with business goals.

7 Skill Areas Required for a Digital Transformation

7 Skill Areas Required for a Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation (DX) is the application of digital technologies to improve the performance or reach of a business, and it will continue to be an important topic for companies across the globe. Executives in all industries are using digital advances, such as data analytics, mobility, social media, and smart embedded devices (IoT) to change customer relationships, internal processes, and value propositions.

7 Skills Every Great Leader Should Have

7 Skills Every Great Leader Should Have

Simply because someone has worked for several years in a particular role or industry doesn’t mean they’ve automatically gained the qualities and skills needed to successfully lead a team. Also, being promoted to a management level position doesn’t automatically transition someone into a great leader.

Leadership & Development Instructor Spotlight: Robert Stillman

Leadership & Development Instructor Spotlight: Robert Stillman

Having started his career over 20 years ago, Robert Stillman is developing into one of the most trusted sources for adult training, specializing in Professional Development, Customer Service, Sales, and Emotional Intelligence. He now takes on the role as the lead instructor of New Horizons Center for Leadership and Development, an updated curriculum that teaches the benefits of Communication, Interpersonal, Leadership, and Management Skills.

Mismanaged Meetings or Conference Calls Disrupt Productivity

Mismanaged Meetings or Conference Calls Disrupt Productivity

Sometimes conference calls are vital and often truly productive; however, poorly managed or unnecessary meetings can absolutely disrupt the natural rhythm of a workday and could lead to hours of productivity loss.

How Professional Development Can Create Great Leaders

How Professional Development Can Create Great Leaders

Training your leaders is an important component of running a successful business. However, many managers are only gaining skills through on-the-job experience and not through formal professional development. Is on-the-job experience the best and only way to learn? Are soft skills just as important or even more important as hard skills?

6 Soft Skills that Drive Technical Success

6 Soft Skills that Drive Technical Success

Guest Author: Eric P. Bloom

I have analyzed various technical certifications, methodologies, and frameworks. As expected, it was very obvious that the technical information and skills learned by studying them were of great value to both the individuals who gained this knowledge and the organizations they served.

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