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A business lesson from a Harvard Business School professor

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Read highlights from Harvard Business School professor Lynda Applegate’s keynote at OPTIMA 2019.

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Succession planning using The Predictive Index: part 1

5 min read

In this blog, you’ll learn how businesses use The Predictive Index® for simple, effective succession planning.

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How to conduct a skills gap analysis: a step-by-step guide

5 min read

Skills gap analyses aren’t a one-and-done business activity. Learn how to conduct a skills gap analysis—step by step—in this blog.

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Here’s how to make a performance rating scale

5 min read

If you don’t have a performance rating scale in place yet, that’s okay! Here’s one way to start thinking about and tracking employee performance.

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2 ways to enhance your presence and leadership

3 min read

According to Michael Allosso, the skills that make actors great are the same skills that leaders can develop to enhance their presence.

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What every company should get obsessed with

3 min read

Get obsessed with the why behind your results. Examine what led to your victories as well as your losses.

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6 tips for managing a hybrid team

6 min read

Here are 6 tips for managing a hybrid team to boost team dynamics, collaboration, and performance.

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Leaning into difference: the key to solving tough problems

8 min read

While some problems have easy fixes, most business problems require more complex thinking and teamwork. Is your team prepared to lean into difference?

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360 evaluations: everything you need to know

8 min read

360 evaluations are a development tool and a highly-effective way to build employee self-awareness. Companies can also use them to increase engagement and optimize talent through career pathing.

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How to build emotional capacity

5 min read

Emotional capacity is a measure of ability to overcome limiting beliefs, adapt to challenging situations, and the quality of relationships.

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Why working in sprints is smart for project management

7 min read

Discover how working in sprints can completely change the way you work. This agile marketing technique can lessen stress, improve planning, and boost communication.

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How to build intellectual capacity

6 min read

Intellectual capacity is your ability to think, learn, plan, and execute with discipline. Learn how to build intellectual capacity in this blog.

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What you need to know about recruiting through social media

7 min read

Everyone uses social media—HR managers, employers, and potential employees. That’s why recruiting through social media should be a high priority for companies.

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How to be more confident at work: advice from a chief confidence officer

5 min read

Alyssa Dver, co-founder and Chief Confidence Officer at the American Confidence Institute, shares practical tips to be more confident at work.

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What is capacity building?

6 min read

Regardless of your role, capacity building is essential to your career growth. Bob Glazer, CEO of Acceleration Partners, explains why.

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