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Category: Team Building & Culture

Why Employee Experience Should be a Top Concern for Leaders

Looking forward into 2022, many are predicting that employee experience should be a top concern for leaders. Why? Because like companies, employees have weathered two tumultuous years that have led to new priorities, and employees hold more power than ever before. As companies continue to navigate The Great Resignation, it’s important that they shift their […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Save Feedback for Year-End Performance Reviews

 So the end of the calendar year is quickly approaching, which means year-end performance reviews are just around the corner. Whether you’re a leader and you’re giving the review or an employee who is receiving the review, you might be feeling a bit anxious? I remember these meetings so distinctly. There were a lot […]

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Episode 130- Neil Blumenthal on How to Build a Purpose-Driven Team

Is your team on a mission or simply going through the motions? Neil Blumenthal is the co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a mission-driven brand that has revolutionized the eyewear industry while focusing on social impact. Named “the most innovative company in the world” by Fast Company, Warby Parker provides high quality prescription eyewear at […]

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How Ted Lasso Uses Curiosity to Create Connection

Does anyone deal with difficult people in their life, maybe at work, personally or in your daily routine? Dealing with difficult people can leave us feeling frustrated and angry. It’s hard not to respond to difficult people by going right back at them. Maybe it’s time to take a note out of Ted Lasso’s playbook. […]

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The Secret to Retaining Top Talent

 Workers are quitting their jobs at the highest rate in 20 years, with nearly 65% of employees looking for a new job. Morale is at an all-time low, employees are burned out. Leaders right now are all talking about what is being called The Great Resignation. Employees and future leaders are looking to leave, […]

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How to Help Your Team Break Free from Burnout

Burnout continues to be a hot topic for leaders in organizations, leaving many leaders at a loss for a solution to boost employee morale. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations and teams have had to navigate more uncertainty than ever before. First, our teams had to navigate the early days of lockdown. We learned to work […]

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How Diversity and Inclusion Helps Teams Thrive

2020 accelerated the conversation around diversity, equity, and inclusion. It was a year where a health crisis, an economic crisis, and a racial injustice crisis all intersected and forced leaders to ask—and answer—tough questions. Diversity has always been a driver of business outcomes. Now it’s up to each of us to become change agents and […]

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Episode 112- Buck Showalter on Leadership Lessons from the Dugout

Buck Showalter knows how to build a winning team. He’s a three-time American League Manager of the Year and earned a reputation in baseball as a team builder who quickly built contenders. In his 20 seasons in the big leagues, Buck managed the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles. His 1,551 […]

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Episode 91- James Franklin on Leading with Core Values

James Franklin is one of the top college football coaches in the country. Since arriving at Penn State University in 2014, Franklin has led the Nittany Lions to three top-10 finishes and a Big Ten championship. His journey took him from Division II quarterback to college coach, where he found unlikely success at Vanderbilt before […]

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