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3 Critical Behaviors of Good Listeners

Humans instinctively want to share their experiences.  The more experienced a person, the fuller they are with ideas. Many people view Listening Skills to be of lesser consequence than articulation and focus on learning how they can present their own views more effectively. Good listening—the keen and orderly pursuit of probing and challenging the information […]

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6 Mindset Traits of Great Problem Solvers

Problem Solving is a fundamental life skill indispensable for survival of an individual.  It is honed in every person to varying degrees.  It is especially a useful skill to embody Leadership Development. Problem Solving skill can be taught and learnt. MIT defines Problem Solving as: The process of identifying a problem, developing possible solution paths, […]

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11 Pillars of Quality 4.0 Framework

The introduction of emerging, digital technologies has ushered in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  To keep the competitive advantage in this era of Digital Transformation, leveraging contemporary technology is an absolute necessity.  Using cutting-edge technology means not just augmenting, but in fact, revamping the whole Quality outlook. Quality 4.0 is the complimentary Quality approach to the […]

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The Key to Maximizing Deal Value: Post-merger Integration (PMI) Roles & Responsibilities

For Post-merger Integration (PMI) to be successful, it is critical that we have clearly defined, appropriate, and comprehensive roles and responsibilities. Post-merger Integration is a highly complex process. It requires swift action as well as running the core business activities simultaneously.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to a successful PMI Process. However, careful planning focusing […]

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Leadership Presence: The Face of Today’s Leadership

“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John C. Maxwell Many people in a position of authority struggle with their Leadership Presence. They have adopted the kind of persona that they assume a leader is supposed to have: a TED Talk cadence, authoritative body language, studied […]

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Having Productivity Issues? Learn the Basics of Workplace Productivity

A company can have a team of skilled, talented, and educated professionals where each team member has relevant training and experience, a good attitude, and a solid work ethic. Members of the team get along well with each other.  When you put all these together, you get to achieve results. The team gets to deliver […]

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When Data is Not Enough: The Need to Understand Purpose-driven Analytics

The Data Analytics Revolution is here. It is transforming how companies organize, operate, manage talent, and create value. In fact, advanced data analytics is now a quintessential business matter. It is important for CEOs and top executives to be able to clearly articulate its purpose and translate it into action. Yet, this is not so. […]

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The Age of Digital Transformation Is Unstoppable: Why the Need for Workforce Digitization

In the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we are approaching the age of automation. Together with this is the impending penetration of digital technology into the labor force which can threaten to destabilize crucial aspects of how employees work by. This can undermine the stability companies depend on to be agile. With the coming […]

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Why PLUS Decision Making Model is Essential to Ethical Organizations

Organizations struggle to develop a simple set of guidelines that makes it easier for employees, regardless of position or level, to be confident of their decisions to meet competing standards of organizations for effective and ethical decision making. The traditional decision making model taught in most business ethics programs is often beyond the reading comprehension […]

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When Critical Situations Call for a 911 Rescue: The 10 First Steps to Crisis Management

Never before has Crisis Management been considered important.  With businesses being exposed to a disruptive environment, the emphasis on Crisis Management has never been more profound. “The secret of Crisis Management is not good vs. bad, it’s preventing the bad from getting worse.”- Andy Gilman of Comm Core Consulting Group An organization is considered to […]

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Ethical Failures Are Never Cheap: The 5 Ways to Boosting Ethical Decision Making

Most companies have ethics and compliance policies that get reviewed and signed annually by all employees. A company policy states that “Employees are charged with conducting their business affairs in accordance with the highest ethical standards.” “Morals, as well as legal obligations, will be fulfilled in a manner which will reflect pride on the Company’s […]

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What Are the Requisite Leadership Competencies (and Leadership Potentials) of an Effective Leader?

The use of behavioral competencies in appraising the skills and potential of leaders is a norm in organizations large and small.  The competency models are omnipresent owing to several reasons—a shared vocabulary to convey the expectations from people, a basis for Performance Management planning, and a means to express the parameters for career advancement.  However, […]

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