Author: Shawn Wilhelm

3 Reasons You Need Empathetic Leadership

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Chances are, your workplace has had to make many sudden changes over the past 18 months. And, chances are, your employees are likely feeling the effects of so much change over so little time. Recent studies conducted by Gallup have found that 57% of US workers say they are overstressed at work. The excessive levels… Read more »

4 Essential Skills For Crisis Leadership

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Over the last year, we’ve experienced a shift in the kinds of skills and strengths we require from our leaders. The pandemic, changes in the way we do work, and other advancements in technology have changed the kind of leadership we expect in a crisis. While the traditional skills we expect in leaders like trustworthiness,… Read more »

Blended Learning – A Key to Building Resilient Employees

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In life, change is inevitable. Your reaction to that change can dramatically impact not only your outcome but your success down the road. That’s why it’s crucial to focus on building resilience within yourself and your teams. Resilience is what gives us the strength to cope with the stressors and hardships around us and bounce… Read more »

Self-Awareness Enhances Your Remote Teams’ Productivity

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As we work our way through the other end of this intense disruption, organizations are left wondering how a return to normalcy even looks. For many, much of the changes made over the past year and a half will continue in the future.

How Blended Learning Is Important To Inclusive Leadership

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In today’s business environment, companies are always looking for ways to become more inclusive. There are many benefits to doing so, such as increased staff engagement, improving employee retention, and better decision making. One such way of working towards a more inclusive workforce is by embracing a Blended Learning strategy. Below, we break down how… Read more »

How Professional Development Dramatically Impacts Your Bottom Line

The value of investing in professional development cannot be overstated. It’s the perfect combination: employees crave professional development opportunities, and workplaces need skilled, talented employees. When your organization invests in development programs, you can help attract top talent, retain your best employees, and build out a skilled, future-ready workforce.  Most companies invest in new software,… Read more »

Self-Awareness in the Workplace: What it is and How to Develop it.

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No one is born with self-awareness. It is a skill that needs to be learned, refined, and strengthened over time. To be successful in their role and to advance their skillset and careers professionally, employees need to actively work to improve their self-awareness. Doing so benefits both the employer and the employees, as your workforce… Read more »

How To Identify and Develop High-Potential Employees

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High-potential employees are a valuable asset to every business. Not only are they more productive and encourage those around them to do better, but they also strive to excel in their current roles to go above and beyond what is expected of them. What Are High-Potential Employees? High-potential employees (HIPOs) are the employees that exhibit… Read more »

Building a Diverse Workforce Through Upskilling

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In today’s business environment, it can be challenging to build out a diverse and inclusive workforce. Many employers make the mistake of looking in the same place for all of their candidates, leading to a lack of diversified candidates in their talent pools. However, as we’ve seen over the past year, the need for diversity… Read more »

Key Competencies to Kick Off Your Future-Ready Workforce

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In today’s climate, companies are constantly seeking new ways to prepare for the future of work. With today’s job seekers having different wants and needs than in the past, hiring managers and leaders have had to adjust their strategies to fit the current market better. One of the main problems that companies across all industries… Read more »