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Life Lessons on Leadership

Life Lessons on Leadership

There are many responsibilities that come with the role of being a leader. Robin Cangie shares some of the wisdom gained from her experiences working with individuals and groups as a career and leadership coach. The first piece of advice is to discuss expectations so...

Rewarding Your Employees

Rewarding Your Employees

Rewarding your employees for their hard work is an important part of attracting and retaining top talent. It can also help you motivate your team to stay invested in the success of your business and encourage engagement with your vision. It’s a powerful tool for...

How to Plan Employee Volunteer Days

How to Plan Employee Volunteer Days

Many companies and organizations have begun engaging in employee volunteer days. But what are employee volunteer days? This is a management effort that allows employees to participate in community development activities. The employee volunteer program is mainly meant...

What You Need for a Strong Business Plan

What You Need for a Strong Business Plan

If you don’t have a business plan, you have a plan to fail. It’s true. Start-up entrepreneurs who plunge into their new enterprises without writing a formal business plan are far more likely to fail within the first year of their launch. The U.S. Bureau of Labor...

How to Learn from Difficult Conversations

How to Learn from Difficult Conversations

People are afraid of change. It occurs when thinking of the ideal ways to communicate. When running a business or managing workers, there will be several conflicts to deal with. In most cases, these conflicts come from misunderstanding conversations. Thus, it is...

Becoming a Leader in Your Community

Becoming a Leader in Your Community

People can become leaders in their communities by doing these things. Run for public office Lifelong residents know about the issues in their communities. They know when the slides in the children’s playground need a new paint job. They also know when landlords take...

Essential Soft Skills for Leaders

Essential Soft Skills for Leaders

Soft skills are becoming increasingly important for every leader. Employers are beginning to recognize the value of interpersonal relationships in the workplace and look for those who already possess these skills to hire and promote. It is often easier to teach ‘hard’...

How to Build Trust as a Leader

How to Build Trust as a Leader

Leadership is a never-ending process that can take years to master. There is always room for improvement and new skills to develop. Being an effective leader requires soft skills and not really about giving demands all day and dressing in the sharpest suit. Leadership...

Improving Employee Innovation

Improving Employee Innovation

Business' innovation involves generating new ideas that result in a new product or improved ways of carrying out business processes, hence more productivity and staff retention. Every business should develop an innovative business culture to increase efficiency and...