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3 Steps to Become an Agile Communicator

4 min read
The term “agile” in training and people development in the last few years is not necessarily connected to the project management methodology. Instead, it speaks to a growing need for organizations to be more adaptable, flexible and collaborative.
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Making Kindness Part of Your Leadership Style

3 min read
It takes courage to be a kind leader, especially if your organization is focused solely on the bottom line. Kindness leads to employees’ feeling appreciated and connected, which leads to improved performance and increased collaboration and innovation.

10 Tips for Networking at a Holiday Party

5 min read
Whether it’s your company party, association festivities, or celebration with family and friends, a holiday party is an opportunity to have fun but also to network. Networking at holiday shindigs can be different from traditional business gatherings.
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Be More Productive by Managing Your Energy

3 min read
It is easy to enter the mindset of “if only I had more time.” If you find yourself feeling like you need more hours in the day, the answer to your daunting list of to-dos may not be a 25- or 30-hour day but, instead, using the time that you already have.
Business meetings can be highly productive, offering insights into your organization and employees. They’re also often an exercise in ego, dragging on for far too long, achieving nothing and blocking employees from completing their work.