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Leadership Development by Krista Skidmore

Why Curiosity and Empathy go Hand in Hand

The drive toward more inclusive and connected workplaces is becoming one of the most urgent needs in organizations, and one of the most talked-about in...

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May 18, 2022

Rachel Tomasik

is a past FlashPoint employee with a passion for leadership and teams.

Recent Posts

Coaching Fundamentals for Managers

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I was recently talking with a group of leaders about the time, energy, and intentionality it takes to lead well. As leaders, we often have a specific way of doing...

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November 11, 2019


7 Ways to Use Your Departmental Budget to Drive Teamwork

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Alone, one person has a very limited reach and capacity of what he or she is able to do and who he or she can impact. However, when working within a team, you...

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May 21, 2019

Team Effectiveness

Leveraging Everything DiSC as a Culture Catalyst

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Keep the learning alive after an Everything DiSC® session

Everything DiSC® is such a helpful tool to bring your organization together around a common language of...

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April 09, 2019

Team Effectiveness

How to Equip First-Time Managers for 5 Common Challenges

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L&D Support for new managers and first-time team leads

A new year often brings with it change – change of goals, responsibilities, and roles. Team shift, priorities...

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February 19, 2019

Leadership Development

The DiSC Profile, Explained: How Two Identical DiSC Styles Can be Unique

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A practical example of DiSC style analysis from the FlashPoint team

Everything DiSC® is a behavioral assessment highlighting your specific priorities, preferences,...

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June 19, 2018

Team Effectiveness

Work Better Together by Asking Coworkers These 16 Questions [VIDEO]

Better relationships lead to better teamwork

The more we learn about ourselves and others, the more able we are to find ways to create motivating environments, increase effective communication, and...

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March 15, 2018

Team Effectiveness

4 Steps To Take After Learning Your DiSC Style

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Bring the knowledge and self-awareness back to the office for improved relationships with coworkers

We’ve all been through trainings that have left us thinking “This...

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October 31, 2017

Team Effectiveness

6 Questions Emerging Leaders Ask Before Deciding to Work for Your Organization


I have long heard the idea that a person needs to pick an organization, just as the organization needs to pick the person.

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October 12, 2016

Leadership Development

What Do Smartphone Trends Have to Do With Leader Development? [Infographic]

Last month we looked at the leadership trends that affect you and your organization. One of the most pressing issues is the need and ability to deliver to leaders on their level, using their native...

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June 15, 2016

Leadership Development