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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 […]

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The benefits of millennials in the workplace

Millennials are soon to be the largest population in the global workforce. Traditionally, companies have found it challenging to attract, and more importantly retain, millennial talent. Job seekers from this generation (which is comprised of those who were born between the years of 1981 and 1996) tend to possess different values when it comes to […]

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4 secrets to attracting millennials to your workplace

In 2016, millennials (a generation usually defined by those born between 1981 and 1996) became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. In the years to come, the members of this generation will be the ones to eventually assume the managerial reins of companies the world over. To ensure the security of your company’s future […]

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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 countless CEOs, executives, managers, and leaders extoling across the board—is journaling. In fact, in Hal […]

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The importance of ‘purpose’ in motivating employees

The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania once conducted a study involving the call center at a university fundraising organisation. Employees were separated into one of three groups at random: Group 1: The employees in this group read stories from other employees describing what they perceived were the personal benefits of the […]

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5 bestselling books about personality

We’ve been spending a lot of time talking about personality on the blog—and with good reason! We each have a personality, but understanding who we are on a deeper level, what makes us tick, and why we do the things we do can often be a lifelong quest. Unfortunately, when dealing with a vast array […]

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7 more podcasts for leadership training

Last week on the blog, we shared 6 of the best podcasts for leadership training. Podcasts have quickly become one of the most popular forms of training on the internet today, and there are countless podcasts available right now when it comes to leadership and personal development. Perhaps the best part about podcasts is that […]

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What thought leaders say about personal development

Today, we’re featuring another installment in our ongoing ‘Quotes From’ series, where we share insightful and inspirational quotes from leaders and industry experts from all over the world regarding a specific topic. Today’s topic revolves around the importance of continual learning and personal development. Continual learning and personal development are some of the most important […]

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Operating at a higher purpose

Today, we’re featuring a new installment in our ongoing ‘Quotes From’ series, where we share insightful and inspirational quotes from leaders and industry experts from all over the world regarding a specific topic. Today’s topic revolves around success and operating with a higher purpose. We’ve spoken a great deal on the blog here about the […]

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The 7 habits of highly effective people: think win-win

Today, we’re continuing our series on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.   If you’ve missed any of the previous installments, you can access them below: In Part 1, we discussed the importance of taking initiative and being proactive in life. In Part 2, we discussed how getting clear on your values will help […]