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Questions You Should Ask Interviewees

Questions You Should Ask Interviewees

On the surface, giving a job interview seems easy. All you need to do is sit down with a potential new employee for a discussion to see if they are the right fit for your business, right? Unfortunately, it isn't that easy. You need to ask the right questions of your...

4 Great Leadership Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

4 Great Leadership Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

The Go-Giver, hosted by Bob Burg Sourced from Bob Burg's best-selling book "The Go-Giver," his podcast of the same name centers around the idea that providing value to others is the most fulfilling way that one can live and work. Each episode begins with a brief...

How Failure Makes You A Better Leader

How Failure Makes You A Better Leader

There's a common misconception about leadership that leaders are exceptions to making mistakes. Leaders are human too which leaves the probability that they will make decisions that may not profit them favorably. However, this is all a part of the learning experience...

How To Become A More Self Aware Leader

How To Become A More Self Aware Leader

Leadership skills are what carry the most successful businesses, projects, and groups to their highest capacity. Being a good leader requires a certain level of self-awareness. Leaders can easily get swept up with the assessments they make of others and often times...

How Leaders Can Prepare For Succession

How Leaders Can Prepare For Succession

Succession planning is one of the most important long-term investments that every business owner should consider investing in. It basically involves setting in place mechanisms to ensure that a smooth transition process is effected once the existing leaders leave the...

The Best Books On Leadership

The Best Books On Leadership

Leadership is defined differently by everyone. Some people may believe in a strong, dictatorial form of leadership while others are much more compassionate, acting less as a leader and more as a member of the team. Discovering your own leadership style can be...

Habits of Empathetic Leaders

Habits of Empathetic Leaders

When it comes to being a leader, empathy is of the utmost importance. Empathy allows us to understand how another person is feeling by putting ourselves in their shoes, which is vital when leading a team. Your team will likely not follow you if you can’t see things...

A Quick Guide to Minimizing Turnover in the Workplace

A Quick Guide to Minimizing Turnover in the Workplace

For small and large companies alike, minimizing turnover is an important ingredient in the recipe for success. It costs time and money to train new hires, and more significantly, new hires don't understand the nuances of the work. The best employee is a dedicated,...

How Team Building Improves Business

How Team Building Improves Business

Team building is a crucial component of any successful business operation.  When you’re talking about the culture within the workplace, successful team building is an essential component. Team building brings people together for a common goal to produce results. Here...