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Latest Resources

8 Ways to Increase Leadership Speed without Breaking a Sweat

Join us to learn the eight skills possessed by leaders who are perceived as “fast” and “highly effective.”

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White Paper How Developing a Coaching Culture Pays Off

Regular coaching will improve productivity, employee engagement, retention, employee development, and supervisor performance.

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Powerful Strengths Combinations

How developing powerful combinations of competencies produce exponential results.

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Major Differences in our Strengths Based 360

Many 360s are focused on weaknesses and much less effective. 10 major components differentiating our 360 assessment system.

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An Example of Strengths Based Performance Management

BARD Access Systems’ experience with how performance appraisals are viewed after the organization focused on strengths, rather than weaknesses.

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How Towering Strengths Can Overshadow Weaknesses

Improving weakness only moves you to average or a little above. Profound strengths overshadow weakness in extraordinary leaders, unless there is a “fatal flaw.”

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Building on Strengths versus Fixing Weaknesses

Turning performance improvement into building on strengths, instead of focusing on filling gaps and fixing weaknesses. Positive psychology in the education field as an example of the power of building on strengths. What is your culture anchored in?

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The ROI of Leadership Development

The impact of not developing leaders and managers enough or early enough.

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The Impact of Leadership on Employee Turnover

Data showing the impact that leadership effectiveness has on employee turnover.

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The Impact of Leadership on Employee Engagement

Data showing the impact that leadership effectiveness has on employee engagement.

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