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3 Red Flags to Avoid When Hiring

Hiring is tricky. There are as many hiring strategies as there are hiring managers. And while you're not a mind reader, there are red flags to let you know you might be making a disastrous decision.

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3 Ways to Recruit Effectively

Putting together a cohesive team is one of the most important roles of a leader. A misstep in the hiring process can cost in time, money, and morale.

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3 Reasons To Love Leading Millennials 


I don't know about you, but I'm sick of millennial-bashing cliches. Do they have some annoying traits? Of course. Guess what Boomers and X-ers, we were no prize either.

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4G Leadership: Gravitas – Not Just A $5 Word

3 QUICK JOLTS OF LEADERSHIP INSIGHT

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Mark Twain memorably said, "Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do."  He makes an excellent point. But in the case of gravitas there simply is no other word that encapsulates this multi-faceted leadership trait.

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4G Leadership: Leading with Grace

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I once had a co-worker who loved to comment that I was "so nice." I knew it wasn't meant as a compliment, but I took it as one. I knew something she didn't. It takes a strong will to lead with grace.  Continue reading

Assessing Your Executive Presence

 

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Do people stop and notice when you begin speaking? Do you have the ability to command a room? If you do, then you have executive presence. If you're not sure, then chances are you don't. How do you cultivate this important yet elusive trait?

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3 Elements of Executive Presence

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LEADERSHIP INSIGHT

When people describe someone as a "natural leader" they are generally responding to a combination of traits known as executive presence. If you're  looking to strengthen your leadership, here's 3 elements you should consider.

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3 2015 Leadership Books You Should Go Back and Read

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It's Book Week at LeaderSips...first up, here's 3 must-reads you may have missed in 2015. Learn how to think on your feet, build a team through unconventional means, and change behavior that will last.

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3 Questions for Reflection vs. Resolution

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TO START YOUR DAY

It's a time honored tradition to approach the New Year with a list of resolutions for self-development, equally time-honored is forgetting them by January 15. Instead, consider reflection as a more meaningful New Year's tradition. Continue reading

LeaderSips: 3 Successful Leadership Attitudes

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Three Sips of Leadership Insight

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  1. Humility - Take pride in what you have done, but use it as a platform to bring people together to do greater things. Use your leadership for something other Continue reading