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  • Baby Boomers and Retirement
    by Carole Kanchier - March 29, 2017
    What does retirement mean to you? What does it mean to baby boomers? Retirement is traditionally viewed as the resignation, sometimes mandatory, from a long-term employer at about 65. This age was set by German Chancellor Otto von Bismark in the late 1880s. Nowadays, people are living longer and have better health at older ages than they did in Bismark's times. We have gained 25 years of life since 1900, and researc...
  • Body Language Mistakes To Avoid
    by Debra Wheatman - March 29, 2017
    We all know that body language is of critical importance in all human interactions. This is especially true when interviewing. When you are being interviewed, you are being evaluated on not only what you say, but how you say it. With that in mind, here are the most common body language mistakes people make, and how you can avoid them. Poor posture. Slouching in your chair sends the message that you are lazy. Leaning slightl...
  • Three things Successful People Do
    by Marshall Goldsmith - March 29, 2017
    If you’ve read my best-selling book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, you know that most of us are successful in spite of certain behaviors. For instance, most highly successful people have the bad habit of Winning Too Much. Winning too much is the #1 challenge for most people, because it underlies nearly every other behavioral problem. If we argue too much, it’s because we want our view to prevail (...
  • Women in Leadership: A Win-Win for Companies and Individuals
    with Joelle Jay and Tim Muma - March 29, 2017
    Though many people focus on the pay gap between men and women, an emphasis on moving women up the corporate ladder serves a greater benefit for all involved. Executive coach Joelle Jay, a principal with the Leadership Research Institute, describes key points from her book, "The New Advantage: How Women in Leadership Can Create Win-Wins for Their Companies and Themselves." Joelle explains to Tim Muma why women have an edge in l...
  • Be the Authentic Leader Your People Need
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - March 28, 2017
    Many leaders are unaware of how their lack of authenticity chips away at people, breeding dissatisfaction, distrust and disloyalty. Organizational effectiveness and productivity suffer when workers view leaders as inauthentic. One out of three people distrusts his or her employer, according to the 2017 Edelman “Trust Barometer.” Four out of five don’t see authenticity in their leaders’ performance. W...
  • The Uber Thing: Now Is Your Chance to Get Funding for Leadership Training
    by Kris Dunn - March 28, 2017
    By now you've heard the news coming out of Uber. We always knew that this startup darling had a rough and tumble culture, and let's face it - sometimes that's needed to spark innovation. But reasonable people know you can have a performance-based culture without creating an environment full of bad stuff - including harassment. If you've always wanted to get budget for manager/leadership training, now is th...
  • 5 Creative Ways To Reach Your Professional Development Goals
    by Lindsey Pollak - March 24, 2017
    In a recent blog post, I discussed a common trait I find among most successful professionals: They are committed to continuous learning and development. As you contemplate your goals for 2017, I urge you to put professional development on your own to-do list as an “essential.” And if you’re a manager, remember that training and development can be a prime way to retain your employees as well. In fact, nearl...
  • How Being Humiliated Can Make You A Great Leader
    by Kathy Caprino - March 24, 2017
    Experiencing public humiliation can feel excruciatingly challenging and confidence-crushing, especially for leaders of organizations who thrive on appearing that they have it all together. But as we see in our personal lives, humiliation can be one of the most potent and transformative pathways to growth, resilience and courage. Interested in learning more about how we can turn our humiliating experiences into fuel for grow...
  • Spirituality At Work
    by Carole Kanchier - March 23, 2017
    Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddha What does spirituality mean you? Spirituality means something different to everyone. For some, it's about participating in organized religion: going to church, synagogue, a mosque, etc. For others, it's more personal: Some people get in touch with their spiritual side through private prayer, yoga, meditation, quiet refle...
  • One Powerful Way You Can Stand Out
    by Marshall Goldsmith - March 22, 2017
    Let’s hear some more! Here is one powerful way that I stand out as an executive coach. I have a unique compensation system – I only get paid if my clients get better. And, “better” means my clients achieve positive, measurable change in behavior, not as judged by themselves but by their key stakeholders. This process usually takes about 18 months and involves an average of 16 stakeholders. My coac...