Leadership Development

4 Ways to Engage With Your Employees While Maintaining Your Authority

Poor relationships between managers and employees can cause dissatisfaction at work. You know that pit in your stomach you get on Sunday night? Well, you may not get it now, but I bet at some point in your life you have if you’ve been stuck in a terrible job.

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Tips for Training Summer Interns Using a Learning Management System

As summer approaches, a lot of businesses are gearing up to have summer interns come onboard. The following is a guide to how to train those interns, and more specifically, how to use a learning management system to deliver training. Training interns is important for a successful program, and it’s valuable for both the interns and the employer. Continue reading

Most Leaders are Made not Born

We’ve all heard the expression: “He’s a born leader.” In reality, most leaders are made nor born. While it is true that a few people have natural leadership qualities, most do not. They acquire their leadership skills over time and usually with a lot of training along the way.  Who gets chosen to participate in these training activities, however, is often based on subjective factors or assumptions about what leaders. This is why it is essential to extend leadership training to as many employees (ideally all employees) rather than simply a select few. Continue reading

Recognizing a Bad Boss and the Impact on an Entire Organization

A “bad boss” isn’t entirely uncommon, although the traditional idea of a bad boss is less frequently seen in today’s workplaces, particularly as compared to past decades when it was almost a necessity for a boss be seen as harsh, unyielding and even bullying.

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