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Making Talent Management Work

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Talent management is becoming a major business system as companies look for ways to improve workforce effectiveness, knowledge transfer, succession and leadership. However to become a truly value-added system talent management initiatives must move beyond routine assessments and sporadic performance discussions to integrated talent management leadership. Following are five leadership imperatives that will transform talent […]

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Forget Resolutions – Seven Tips on How to Focus for Success

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It’s that time of year again when many people are encouraged by the start of a new year. A new beginning feels good and we’re quite willing to make new commitments and New Year’s resolutions. However, you and I both know that many, perhaps most, of these resolutions just don’t get completed. Other things, more […]

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Five Tips to Get Unstuck in Your Business

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It’s a fact of business life that every so often the business leader gets stuck. It may be due to a chronic business problem, an external environmental condition or even a personal problem. Whatever the cause you know it happens and it doesn’t feel very good, e.g. that feeling of reaching a plateau, treading water […]

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The Power of Neutral Thinking

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Not to pooh-pooh the self-help gurus, abundant thinking consultants, and the you can do anything coaches (some can be quite entertaining and even inspirational) but “just believe” or “the universe will provide” just doesn’t cut it for me when trying to improve business results. Thinking positively of course is a good thing if it makes […]

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If You Can’t Solve the Problem, Manage It

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Opportunities and challenges abound for business leaders. Finance, operations, people, sales and marketing are all dynamic issues requiring constant management attention; some more than others depending upon circumstances. However, all too often we see major issues, the really tough ones, being avoided by the business chief because he or she can’t seem to find a […]

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