What Makes a Great Manager Routine Meetings

What Makes a Great Manager: Routine Meetings

All employees have the right to a great manager. Capable leadership is crucial in influencing an employee’s impression of the company and their own work performance. Managers can encourage, inspire,…
3 Strategies for the Most Accurate Candidate Assessment

3 Strategies for the Most Accurate Candidate Assessment

Even before you exchange a single sentence with an interview candidate, you will already have made a series of assumptions about them. These assumptions can come subconsciously - you notice…
Develop a Leader’s Mentality

Develop a Leader’s Mentality

What makes a manager great? In this guide, Scott Miller, together with his co-authors, Todd David and Victoria Roos Olsson – who are all executives at FranklinCovey – educates and…
Dynamic Reteaming

Dynamic Reteaming: The Art and Wisdom of Changing Teams

Organizations have to adapt to change. How you adjust to company growth and contraction and employee turnover will greatly affect your company’s success. Heidi Helfand, a corporate coach, researched the…
Improve Your Odds of Finding the Best Hire

Mastering the Hire: Improve Your Odds of Finding the Best Hire

Research has shown that you have a 50 percent chance of finding the best hire––which means you also have a 50 percent chance of hiring the wrong person. Hiring the…

CILS as the Competitive Edge

The increasing shortage of talented and skilled employees makes it imperative for HR  departments and organizations to find, hire, and retain the best employees. In order to do this, the…

Millennial Myth: “It’s Not Disloyal: It’s Seeking Purpose”

You will notice today that Millennials are concerned with things other than paychecks. Money is still important, and they enjoy making it. However, they also want to be part of…

What Happens When Bosses Don’t Lead

A popular saying states that “employees don’t quit their jobs, they quit their managers.” And it seems pretty true if you think about it, especially when bosses don’t lead. A…

Tough Times, Wise Decisions

In a time when “flattening the curve” requires universal participation, when, how, and who to re-open requires tough decisions. Wise business leadership is needed more than ever before. There’s no…
use strategic planning and strategic thinking to stay agile

Business Agility: Strategic Planning vs. Strategic Thinking

When leaders are able to think strategically and communicate the importance of strategic planning across the organization, this helps to:  Establish a solid direction for your organization Differentiate your products…