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Leadership Development by Krista Skidmore

Benefits of Mindfulness for Workplace Productivity

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and distracted. With competing priorities, tight deadlines, and a constant stream...

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May 24, 2023

Bill Mugavin

is director of consulting services at FlashPoint. He has worked with top-tier Fortune 1000 global organizations to improve leadership and management effectiveness.

Recent Posts

8 Characteristics of Emerging Leaders


Identify Emerging Leaders at Every Level to Develop Your Pipeline

Emerging leaders are present at every level and age at your organization. But knowing how to identify them and ensure they...

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August 19, 2021

Leadership Development

Practicing the Skill of Civility During Challenging Times

What Do Leaders Do When Tensions Are High?

If we as leaders are to expect civility from people, even in one of the most dynamic and charged times in recent history, then we may need some tools....

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March 17, 2021

Leadership Development

Are You Developing These Leader and Manager Skill Sets?

Which is More Important, Being a Good Manager or Being a Good Leader?

Today, leaders are required to wear many hats. Combine this with a newly virtual, or work-from-anywhere workforce, and your team...

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January 27, 2021

Leadership Development

5 Practices for Leading Virtually

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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership are guideposts for leaders

Managers and leaders are facing a balancing act each day. Daily tasks include: working with direct...

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June 15, 2020

Leadership Development

Applying the Five Behaviors® to Remote Teams

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Virtual teams face the same challenges as in-person teams, from miscommunications and lack of accountability, to lack of buy-in for agreements and lack of trust....

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January 02, 2020

Team Effectiveness

Demonstrating Vulnerability While Facilitating The Leadership Challenge

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When it comes to demonstrating vulnerability, facilitators go first

Facilitators are an incredibly important part of The Leadership Challenge® experience. As the...

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July 01, 2019

Leadership Development

Quiz: Determine if You're Ready for The Leadership Challenge

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Are You Ready for The Leadership Challenge? Take This Quiz!

One of the key tenets of The Leadership Challenge® is that leadership is learned. Anyone can be a...

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March 13, 2018

Leadership Development

The Fundamental Leadership Mindset: Advice from Alexander the Great

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Learning True Leadership Requires Hard Work

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” - Alexander the Great

In my time as a leadership development...

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January 18, 2018

Leadership Development

8 Essential Ingredients for Adopting a Coaching Mindset

Coaching starts with your mindset

To help a participant own their actions during a coaching conversation, a coach must have the proper mindset. Coaching is a coachee-centered relationship, which...

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November 30, 2017


5 Ways Your Leaders Can Learn From Exposure

Learning from Exposure engages leaders in different ways

Effective leadership development models satisfy a variety of learning needs using methods from on-the-job learning to coaching to exposure....

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October 19, 2017

Leadership Development