Author Archives: leadtool

3 Benefits of Blended Learning For Your Business

Most executives and business owners would agree that a key to success is having plenty of engaged and well trained employees on staff.  But what are the realities of our modern business and corporate worlds?  There just isn’t enough time and budget to throw at training anymore. I am asked repeatedly by clients and prospective…

Continue Reading →

Are You Engaged Or Ready To Quit Your Boss?

Linda Galindo writes: John was sitting with his feet up on his desk, leaning back comfortably filing his nails when Sharon confronted him. “What on earth are you doing? We have a meeting in the conference room in 10 minutes and I still don’t have the slide deck from you!” John barely looked up and…

Continue Reading →

3 Reasons Why Your Leadership Training Didn’t Work

Over the past decade I’ve had the good fortune to facilitate some of the finest, industry leading leadership training workshops available.  I’ve had the opportunity to interact with and learn from leaders at all levels across a wide variety of industries.  These experiences have taught me two crucial lessons.  First that organizations that invest in…

Continue Reading →

employee engagement

Basics of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement refers to a workplace policy that ensures that the employees are involved in decision making and strategy formulation. This involvement ensures that the employees own the organization’s vision and goals and pledge their individual commitment in achieving them. Employee engagement increases motivation and ultimately contributes to the success of the organization. Engaging the…

Continue Reading →

leadership development

How Businesses Can Benefit From Leadership Development

Leadership development is crucial to the success of any business. It entails any activity such as training that is tailored to enhance quality of leadership in a business or organizations. There are hundreds if not thousands of courses that organizations can seek to empower their staff members.Here are the benefits that can be derived from…

Continue Reading →

Team work

4 Effective Team Development Strategies That Every Manager Should Know Of

In many workplace scenarios, employees do not perform tasks in isolation but they do work as a team. Where situations demand that your workers work together often, you need to put some work into putting together cohesive teams. Through conducting team building events and working towards promoting workplace unity, you will be able to improve…

Continue Reading →

Hiring the perfect employee

4 Hiring Tips To Help You Find The Perfect Employee

As a leader, one of the most critical things that you will ever be faced with is hiring. And if your business is a small one, each new recruit means a lot to your company than a company with 200-500 employees. The stakes are very high, which is why you need to see to it that…

Continue Reading →

Employee Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Really Matters

Ty Hall, Profiles International I recently saw two employees shirking work ignoring their duties while bragging about how good they were at their retail jobs. They even joked about customers asking for help. Not only were these employees disengaged, they were actively disengaged—intentionally causing problems for their organization through their actions. I guarantee anyone who…

Continue Reading →

Women in leadership

How Women In The Workplace Reach The Top!

A really interesting article on how Women CEO’s at Fortune 500 company’s made it to the top. Ty Hall writes: “Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management and the only woman running a top-ten business school, said recently that “If we want our best and brightest young women to become great leaders…we have…

Continue Reading →

Know your leadership strengths

Want to be Great Leader? Step One, Know Thyself

What is the most important characteristic of a leader? Some might say it’s integrity. Others may say that it’s being a good motivator. But psychologist and author Sherrie Campbell believes that self-awareness — the ability to monitor one’s own emotions and reactions — is the key factor in leadership success. Read the rest of the…

Continue Reading →

Page 3 of 4