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3 keys to effectively leading remote teams

Less than a year ago, the topic of remote teams and whether or not more companies should consider flexible work options was nothing more than an occasional conversation piece. Today, the majority of the global workforce (with exception to “essential” employees who are slowly reporting back to work in some parts of the world) is […]

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The top 5 TED talks on leadership from 2020

With the majority of the labor force relegated to home offices, more people than ever are taking advantage of online learning in order to invest in their personal and professional development as well as acquire new skills for future advancement in their careers. After all, continuing education is an important aspect of leadership development. The […]

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5 ways to help your remote team organize their day

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies around the world have had to implement voluntary or mandatory remote working policies. Business owners and managers are contending with this new reality that requires them to lead their teams from afar. You might be worried about how you will keep morale and productivity high, communicate effectively with […]

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Staying productive while working from home

  Current events in our world have completely transformed the norm when it comes to the way we work. The majority of office workers, for instance, are now relegated to home offices. For those who aren’t used to this way of working (referred to as remote work), it can be challenging to stay focused on […]

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4 characteristics of inspiring leaders

There’s something about inspirational leadership that affects us on a visceral level. When we think of leaders such as Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, Sheryl Sandberg—we can’t help but stand in awe of their achievements and their influence. These are individuals who have built powerful personal brands with passionate followings, […]

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4 benefits of company-wide leadership training

“Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” This quote, attributed to American NFL Hall of Fame Player and Head Coach Vince Lombardi, couldn’t be truer, especially when it comes to the workplace. […]

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The value of upskilling in the workplace

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of continual education among employees, as well as the importance of upskilling. As Helen Sabell from the College of Adult Learning writes, “Increased training means greater productivity and increased time efficiency, which leads to higher long-term profits. By initiating training and development schemes, staff are kept industry-proficient and […]

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How to stay on track with your team’s New Year goals

Every year, when January 1st approaches, there’s a rush of excitement in the air. People the world over assess the twelve months behind them and then develop resolutions to guide them for the year ahead. But did you know that only 8% of people actually end up accomplishing their New Year goals? In fact, less […]

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4 questions to ask for your team’s year in review

The end of the year is a great time to look back on the past 12 months through a year in review and assess your team’s performance in the workplace. We’ve written at length in the past about how to maximise individual employee performance reviews, as well as how to conduct more effective evaluations in […]

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The top 9 TED talks on leadership from 2019

One of the best ways you can invest in your leadership development is through continual learning. Fortunately, in the age of the internet, there are scores of opportunities online to do just this—often for free. Podcasts, for instance, have become increasingly popular in recent years, allowing leaders to learn top strategies from some of the […]