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Listening with humility — the most powerful leadership tool, is at the top of the leadership skills list

It can be hard for a business owner or manager to acknowledge that sometimes it’s best to keep the mouth shut and the ears open. Listening is at the top of the leadership skills list, but many find it difficult to practice. Even harder is the ability to listen with humility, as being humble requires … Continue reading Listening with humility — the most powerful leadership tool, is at the top of the leadership skills list

Do what you say you are going to do

Victoria Tifft of Clinical Research Management was recently recognized as the 2012 U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Person of the Year during National Small Business Week. After the awards ceremony, Tifft sat down with Entrepreneur and discussed her strategy for success. She told the periodical, “Make sure that you’ve got a strategy and … Continue reading Do what you say you are going to do

How Business Consulting firms can help you with employee engagement

Employee engagement is a hot topic in the business world as employers find that it takes more than just a paycheck to keep a workforce happy and loyal. The need to include or improve employee engagement programs is so critical that some businesses are opting to use the software applications that monitor the social activities … Continue reading How Business Consulting firms can help you with employee engagement