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Real Leadership Insights - Our April Newsletter is all about Emotional Intelligence

Our April Real Leadership Insight newsletter is all about Emotional Intelligence. The newsletter contains an informative overview of EQ-i, a mini case study on its use in our practice, and a piece about using EQ-i to help optimize team success. Read it here.

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Real Leadership in Under a Minute Video Series Released

Connect the Dots has released an exciting new video series titled: Real Leadership in Under a Minute. The series contains short, (under a minute) videos on current Coaching, Team Development and Onboarding topics.

Mamaging Driector Brenda Hampel states: "We are thrilled to bring targeted video messages to our audience focused on relevant topics that we deal with everyday in our work. We feel that these short videos will resonant with our audience and support their objectives in...

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5 Keys to Help Struggling Managers Communicate More Effectively

5 Keys to Help Struggling Managers Communicate More Effectively

Is there a crisis in workplace communication?

Consider the following numbers:

  • 86 — The percentage of senior executives, managers and junior staff at U.S. companies who report experiencing communication breakdowns that lead to reduced productivity, missed deadlines, and sales deals that don’t close, according to...

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Nailing It: How to Cement Your Success in a New Leadership Role

Onboading White Paper by CTD

So you’re starting a new job soon. It seems like a great opportunity – a good fit between your skills, goals, and the organization’s needs. That alone should increase...

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Employee Stress Is an Epidemic. Take These 4 Steps to Minimize It

Employee Stress Is an Epidemic. Take These 4 Steps to Minimize It

Did you know that Americans are significantly more likely to feel stress on the job (80% do) than they are to accurately name the governor of their state (only 2 of 3 can)?

Stress is an incredibly common workplace problem, and terribly costly. Workers suffering stress are more likely to:

  • Miss work...

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How to Support Leadership Diversity One New Leader at a Time

How to Support Leadership Diversity One New Leader at a Time

The state of diversity in the workplace has improved enough that some experts are shifting their focus. On a recent podcast, one expert stated, “Diversity is really not the problem for...

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Prioritizing Team Collaboration Pays Off for the Business. Just ask Apple

Prioritizing Team Collaboration Pays Off for the Business. Just ask Apple

UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen wrote a wonderful book in 2009 on collaboration across business—aptly titled “...

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Do the Unexpected to Take Employee Retention to the Next Level

Do the Unexpected to Take Employee Retention to the Next Level

Studies show that many organizations find employee retention their top challenge today.

There’s a problem, however: retaining employees isn’t—or at least shouldn’t be— enough. You also need them to be engaged in their work. Gallup, which has long studied employee engagement, in 2013 estimated that...

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