leaders

Great Leaders Connect With Employees, Foster Collaboration, and Embrace Continuous Change

Amy Fox

Half of companies worldwide say their leaders are not ready to lead their organizations today, and 71 percent say leaders are not ready to lead into the future, according to a recent study by Brandon Hall Group. Why are so many leaders unprepared for the challenges of today and tomorrow? Part of the reason has […]

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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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I’m a New Manager! Now What?

Darrell Burke

I’ve had the opportunity to observe and coach new managers in a variety of functions. Whether it’s a new sales manager, operations manager, or technical manager, I seem to get the same question: I’m a new manager! Now what do I do? The interesting thing about this question is that many of these new managers […]

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Stay in the Know: How Authentic Are YOU?

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. Born and raised in the South, I’m allowed to say this…Southerners are notorious for saying one thing but meaning another, mostly to protect others’ feelings. We’re taught to be prim and […]

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Stay in the Know: Give Them a Break to Keep Them Engaged

Amy Evans

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. How important is employee engagement? This article from Diversity Executive magazine reveals that 60% of employees surveyed would likely leave their current position if they were disengaged, and 26% […]

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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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Stay in the Know: Leaders Need to Get Real

Elise Margol

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing an article we came across that we found interesting. We think you will too. How do you engage with your teams? Do your teams know the “real” you? Sometimes leaders tend to focus on what they’re supposed to be and do for […]

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Stay in the Know: The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

Amy Fox

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing an article we came across that we found interesting. We think you will too. I recently saw this adaption of a Jack Welch lecture that was featured on LinkedIn in late March. I think it’s awesome! The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership […]

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How Do Leaders Care for the Temperature of Their Relationships?

Elise Margol

Have you ever thought about how your relationships with people impact your ability to meet your goals, both personal and professional? Sometimes it’s all about the relationship two people have with one another and nothing to do with knowledge or skill. Think about it. Can you buy a car from someone you just don’t like? […]

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Leader or Manager—Which Are You?

Amy Evans

This is a question that many have asked and many books have been written on the subject. As 2011 comes to an end, I am pondering this question yet again. To get a better handle on it, I decided to look up the definitions of these two terms.

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Four Ways to Demonstrate Authentic Leadership

In this video blog, Accelerated Business Results President Amy Fox shares four simple ways that leaders can exhibit real, genuine leadership on a day-to-day basis.

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