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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Using DiSC® to Increase Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a sought-after quality in both leaders and team members. After all, you would probably prefer to work for or with someone who is self-aware, exhibits self-control,

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Message from Julie: The Power of Words

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” You may have heard this as a child, I know I did. And while those who told

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Featured Product: The Five Behaviors® for Virtual Teams

Managing virtual teams is a challenge you can overcome? When the coronavirus pandemic struck in February, many effective leaders were forced to lead their teams remotely using video conferencing as

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Leaders Need Agility Now More Than Ever to Succeed

In what ways have you had to be agile this year? Certainly, all of us have had to be agile in navigating the uncertainty of COVID-19. For me, that has

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For Everything DiSC Facilitators: Valuing Other Styles

Diversity of all kinds, including diversity of thought, has been shown to result in improved performance – but only when there is a high level of trust and the team members are able

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Message from Julie: Leadership Lessons From My Yoga Mat – Strength, Flexibility & Balance

One of my favorite pastimes is finding leadership lessons outside the business world. Take for instance the Leadership Lessons My Cat Re-Taught Me. Bilbo crossed the Rainbow Bridge several years ago but his leadership lessons live on.   

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If You Want Engaged Employees, Develop Your Leaders

I remember as a child playing the game tug-of-war with my friends. Each group was vying to get the other team to change their position by tugging as hard as

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Featured Product: Step One Survey®

Studies show that more than $50 billion is annually lost due to employee fraud and theft. Similarly, negligence and improper hiring practices can also contribute to a business’s financial breakdown.

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Featured Product: CheckPoint360™ Leadership Assessment

“As we look into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” I think Mr. Gates makes an excellent point about being a leader who empowers those around

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Leading is Hard Work

When I facilitate leadership development sessions or coach leaders, I often hear, “That sounds like a lot of work.” My response, “Leading is hard work.  This doesn’t mean that being

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