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Is Your Organization Considering an Investment in Executive Coaching?

Article by Laura Poisson   Maximizing the performance of a leadership team through executive coaching can yield significant returns for an organization.  According to a recent global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Association Resource Centre, the mean Return on the Investment in coaching was 7 times the initial investment. It…

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5 Strategies to Minimize the Negative Impact of Employee Separations

  5 Strategies to Minimize the Negative Impact of Employee Separations   By Laura Poisson There are few things leaders must do that are more difficult than terminating someone’s employment. The key to minimizing the negative impact on the affected employee and protecting morale in the workplace is to ensure separated…

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10 Life and Leadership Lessons From the Patriots

By Ellie Eckhoff Team first – teams win together and lose together. Invest in and develop your players to bring out their best. Have one team goal and get all players working toward that goal. Inspirational leadership – put a “Brady-like” leader in front – people follow those they trust…

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Feedback: An Organizational and Individual Perspective

Feedback: An Organizational and Individual Perspective Part One by Geralyn Burke Gray, Annie Stevens, and Lisa Zankman   Feedback – An Organizational View   Why is it that so many companies struggle with fostering and providing ongoing feedback? It seems that we have many forces trying to make sure that…

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Isn’t It Time We Did Some Life Planning?

By Russ Jones, President, First Transitions, Inc.   Perhaps author and businessman Harvey Mackay said it best, “A dream is just a dream – a goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.” How often have we thought about various aspects of our lives and wished that somehow…

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Tips on Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

At a recent leadership forum, ClearRock, Inc., welcomed Shane Cragun, co-author of the book Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption. At the forum, co-sponsored by M2 Partners, Cragun shared extensive research on how to navigate 21st century turbulence with a simple model and process for making major change and…

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Why You Need a Personal Brand and How to Get One

By Susan Peppercorn, Senior Consultant ClearRock, Inc.   Success at work requires that we take control of our professional image.  Your personal brand or your professional reputation has a direct impact on your career; the way you are perceived is how you will be defined.  The only way of changing…

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How to Answer The Most Terrifying Interview Question

By Susan Peppercorn, Senior Consultant ClearRock, Inc. There are a number of interview questions that strike terror in the heart of a job seeker. The one that evokes the most dread is “what is your greatest weakness?” For those of you in career transition, take heart. This question is not…

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Don’t Apologize For Your Diverse Career Experience!

By Susan Peppercorn, Senior Consultant ClearRock, Inc.   Landing a new job or making a career change is harder if your career has zigged and zagged and taken some unexpected turns. Having a nonlinear path isn’t a showstopper, but it does mean that you have to take control of your…

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7 Signs Your Career is at a Standstill

As a first step to becoming aware of potential career standstill, evaluate your job and career to see if you have any of the 7 Signs You May Be Stuck In Your Job: You don’t feel challenged by your job You’re unhappy with going into work each day You have…

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