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The Most Powerful and Often Overlooked Element of Feedback

One of the most cringe-worthy sentences of all-time has to be, “Can I give you some feedback?” I bet you just heard one of your horrible boss’s voice in your head. Apologies for the PTSD. Looking back now, the title of this article should be Feedback: the most overused business phrase. I’m not here to bash feedback as a tool. Feedback is, in fact, a … Continue reading The Most Powerful and Often Overlooked Element of Feedback

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4 Avoidable Mistakes Leaders of Underperforming Teams Make

“Why aren’t my people doing the RIGHT things?” “My people just don’t listen.” “My team is lazy.”

If your team isn’t achieving the desired result, take a look in the mirror and think about how you’re leading them. Here are the 4 huge and avoidable mistakes leaders of underperforming teams make: Continue reading 4 Avoidable Mistakes Leaders of Underperforming Teams Make

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The Obvious Yet Overlooked Fact Leaders Shouldn’t Ignore

Your personal brand includes everything you say and do — in public and private. Yes, in private too. The truth is, nothing is private anymore. You are always being watched whether it’s in-person or online. Every post you make, comment you leave, or thing you share is open to scrutiny. The same goes for how what you do in public. Did you act out at … Continue reading The Obvious Yet Overlooked Fact Leaders Shouldn’t Ignore

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Your Company Will Suffer Without This Mindset

Don’t you despise the response “let me ask my manager”? This type of behavior doesn’t happen if an organization has a culture of empowered employees and leaders who elevate others. In this short video, I share a great example of my experience at Chick-fil-A where one of its employees was empowered to make a decision where the information was. Chick-fil-A is known to have an … Continue reading Your Company Will Suffer Without This Mindset

5 Elements Required to Successfully Develop a Leader

We’ve learned a tremendous amount about implementing successful leadership development programs through our partnership with organizations of all sizes and industries. Whether you work with us or not, these are the 5 critical elements that need to be a part of your leadership development program. Continue reading 5 Elements Required to Successfully Develop a Leader

How the Best Leaders Handle Difficult Times (Proven by Science)

A major deal falls through. A key team member leaves. A long-term client decides to use a different provider. Whatever the loss is, it’s sure to be felt across your team. What the very best leaders do during these times can leave a lasting impact. There’s one scientifically proven best approach. Learn about it in this short video: Want to Create a Culture of Accountability … Continue reading How the Best Leaders Handle Difficult Times (Proven by Science)

4 Simple Steps for Creating a Culture of Accountability

“Accountability” is a buzz word for anyone who leads others. But how do you create a culture of accountability on your team or within your organization? Here’s a short video to help you get started: Want to Create a Culture of Accountability in Your Organization? We can help. Learn more about our accountability offerings here. What’s Your Leadership Style? Join over 40k leaders and discover how well … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps for Creating a Culture of Accountability

The Smartest Organizations Invest in These People

Organizations are making a huge mistake by taking a top-down approach to leadership development when the people who make the greatest impact on the organization’s success are on the frontline.   Want to Develop Leaders in Your Organization? We can help. Learn more at LearnLoft.com What’s Your Leadership Style? Join over 40k leaders and discover how well you are leveraging love and discipline as a leader and … Continue reading The Smartest Organizations Invest in These People

One Pitfall You Must Avoid as a Leader

Being a leader is difficult, there’s no question about it. No matter what challenges you face each day, are two things you can control: your attitude and your effort. They will help you avoid a pitfall that will lead you down a dangerous dead-end path.   Ultimate Leadership Academy Do you lead others but your company doesn’t offer a leadership development academy? Don’t worry, join LearnLoft’s … Continue reading One Pitfall You Must Avoid as a Leader