innovation

Are Leaders Falling Short?

Amy Fox

In a 2015 study, 71 percent of companies worldwide said their leaders are not ready to lead into the future. The same survey found half of companies worldwide believe their leaders are not ready to lead their organizations today. Brandon Hall Group’s State of Leadership Development Study found critical gaps in training, specifically training targeted […]

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Stay in the Know: Allow Employees to Successfully Fail

Elise Margol

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing an article that we found interesting. We think you will too. Innovation. It’s a word we hear all the time, right? But what does it really look like and how do we entice people to be more innovative? This article explains that […]

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Stay in the Know: Traits of Extraordinary Leaders

Amy Fox

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing something we came across that we found interesting. We think you will too. There’s a great video on Chief Learning Officer that features best-selling author Jason Jennings (Think Big, Act Small: How America’s Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-up Spirit Alive). In […]

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Behind the Scenes at ABR: Getting Creative for Clients

What’s new with ABR?  Take a peek at what’s going on in our world as we work to deliver relevant, world-class solutions for our clients. Today I’m doing what I love to do most in my role at ABR: solving problems and getting creative with our clients! One of the projects I’ve been working on with […]

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Accelerated Business Results Named WE Celebrate Awards Finalist

ABR, a full-service, award-winning training and social media company, has been named as one of the “Businesses WE Watch” for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s WE Celebrate Awards. The award recognizes women-owned companies that every business should connect with now as they blaze a trail to future growth through innovative practices and offerings.

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We Are Different and Proud of It!

I just participated in a formal RFP process, during which we worked hard to show how we are different from other potential suitors. This was an experience that sharply contrasts the behavior that I see my daughter’s seventh grade peers exhibit, in which everyone works hard not to be different. This contradiction in my life gave me an opportunity to reflect. I wonder how many other companies spend their time trying to emulate what their competitors are doing—in essence focusing on how not to be different—rather than on innovation. At ABR, we are different and proud of it.

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