Emotional Intelligence

7 secrets to using praise to motivate employees

What workplace doesn’t want more motivated employees? After all, an employee who’s truly motivated is an employee who’s going to strive to put forth their best work day-in and day-out. So how can managers increase motivation in their team members?…

Are you good at active listening? Why all leaders should be

Communication is key. That’s especially true in the workplace, where effective communication is essential to a fully functioning working environment. But communication isn’t simply a necessary skill among employees who are working together to achieve a desired outcome. It’s also…

Want more high-performance days as a leader? Keep a journal

Can keeping a journal boost your leadership skills? In our last blog, we took a close look at the most common daily habits that highly successful leaders tend to practice every morning. One of those habits—and one that you’ll find…

5 diagnostics to enhance your team performance

Chances are you’ve probably taken a diagnostic at some point in your life—maybe without even realizing it. If you’ve ever taken an online quiz to learn your personality type, for instance, you were in effect ‘diagnosing’ your character to learn…

How to deal with a scarcity mentality in the workplace

In The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John C. Maxwell speaks about The Law of the Mirror. This law asserts that your team will mirror your attitudes and behaviours. In other words, people do what they see, which is why…