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How to Lead in a Crisis

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How to Lead in a Crisis
Do you remember how mesmerizing a kaleidoscope was as a kid? With every slight turn of the dial, every brilliant color shifted to form new shapes just as fascinating as the one before. You watched the chaos of colors settle into beautiful pictures, each highlighting different hues of red, green, or blue. When our world sits in the middle of a crisis, it’s difficult to recognize any semblance of beauty. The distraction from the media, the fear from your neighbors, and the unrest you feel as you ...
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Get Results from Your Team When No One’s at the Office
At the office, you could hear the voices of your team. You could pick up on their tone and volume to discern stress, conflict, or success. You could hear phones ringing, fingers typing. You could see meetings starting, projects ending, performance thriving. But at home? You hear meals cooking and children playing. You see schoolwork on the kitchen table, kids sprawled out on the couch, or that unfinished home project. You feel distracted in your own work and wonder how your team is doing. Are th...
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How to Navigate Through a Crisis

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How to Navigate Through a Crisis
Almost overnight your world was turned upside down. Rather, the whole world was turned upside down. COVID-19 blew through, shattering schedules, disrupting relationships, and overturning job security. Now, we wait to see how the dust settles. We wonder what life will look like in the coming months. Will we head back to the office? Will our kids return to school? Will we enjoy a football season? Will we get to attend a wedding this summer or at least feel comfortable enough to have friends over f...
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The Power in Focusing on Solving Problems as a Leader
A new trend is emerging in the leadership of today, problem-led leaders. These leaders are different than other more standard leader archetypes meaning that are driven by problems in need of a multi-faceted solution. These leaders are the glue of a group of people from different parts of the organization brought together with the sole purpose of literally problem solving. These leaders tend to see a bigger picture and are well ingrained enough in the organization to pull the best people to contr...
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How to be a Leader in the Modern Workplace
In an era of technical growth and boom, leadership is even more important than ever. While some people are born with innate leadership skills, others with a passion for the field can acquire the skills needed to become sensational. With the fast pace of the business world, there are 10 leadership skills you can hone for the future workplace.
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5 Characteristics of Effective Teams
Imagine, it’s a random Tuesday morning and you and your team are on a plane headed to… Don’t get too comfortable imagining a conference center, hotel with a lounge, or a boardroom. Instead, picture a deserted island, a la the TV show, Survivor. Before a Jeff Probst lookalike has the opportunity to welcome you to the island, you, as the leader of your team need to make a plan. To get everyone through to the last tribal council and get the sweet satisfaction of a job well done, you need a pl...
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Now Offered in Both English and Spanish
Front Line Leadership program is now offered in both English and Spanish languages. With the ever-changing workplace and creation of diversity initiatives within organizations, we wanted to accommodate the needs of our clients. Diversity not only provides greater insight into what customers need and value, it’s also proven to make your organization more effective, more successful, and more profitable.
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New Year’s Resolutions in the Workplace
Ah… It’s that time again. The hustle and bustle of the holidays are over and the time to start anew is here. January marks not only the New Year but also the idea of a “new you.” This fresh start typically includes resolutions. About 60% of the population admits to making them every year while only a staggering 8% actually are successful in completing them. While that 8% can be intimidating as self-doubt may tend to creep in and have even the best of us wondering if we have what it takes be ...
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Critical thinking ranks highest in the most in-demand skills for job candidates, however these skills are often found to be lacking. A Wall Street Journal analysis of standardized test scores given to collegiate freshman and seniors at 200 colleges found that the average graduate (even from some of the most prestigious universities) show little or no improvement in critical thinking skills over the course of their four years in college. Similar statistics are found in the workplace.
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The Difference to Become an Amazing Leader
In many of today’s industries, there is a push for a 24/7 workplace mentality whether you’re in the office or not. This adds a level of innate pressure on everyone in the workplace. But with the push for employee engagement and satisfaction at the forefront of many a high-level executive meeting, there are a few things commonly found amongst the greatest leaders in their industries.
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