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Leadership Development by Lauren Parkhill

Provide Support for New Managers and First-Time Team Leads

What do managers need to be successful? It can often feel like there’s an overwhelming list of skills and responsibilities required of...

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March 22, 2023

4 Leadership Tips to Inspire a Shared Vision

Increase Engagement by Creating a Shared Vision For Your Team

In celebration of the newly released 7th edition of  The Leadership Challenge, this week we are re-publishing one of our most popular...

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January 11, 2023

Leadership Development

2023 Is Our Year For Simplicity

The Power of Keeping it Simple

Three years ago, all our lives changed in an instant—there have been highs and lows. Now is the time for us to focus forward and take the skills we’ve honed through...

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January 04, 2023

Team Effectiveness

Practice Gratitude to Gain Resilience

The Surprising Benefits of Gratitude

When facing as much uncertainty as we have over the last few years, resilience comes to mind as an increasingly critical skill. Resilience enables us to remain...

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December 14, 2022

Leadership Development

5 Ways to Use a Retreat to Improve Teams

Optimize Your Next Team Retreat by Planning for Results

A successful team commits to a common vision, comes together to solve problems, and agrees to hold one another accountable for results. A team...

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December 07, 2022

Team Effectiveness

High Stakes Leadership Decisions Airport Leaders Make Every Day

You can Probably Relate to These Leadership Challenges

“Attention in the gate area, attention in the gate area: Flight 208 scheduled to depart at 4:30 p.m. from Gate 32 for Los Angeles will now...

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November 30, 2022

Leadership Development

Leadership Development: The Essential Element is Learning

There is no Easy, Fix-All Solution to Leadership Development

Recently during a meeting with a CEO, I was asked the proverbial question about the “simple fix” their company should use to develop...

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November 16, 2022

Leadership Development

Coaching as a Tool to Develop Leaders

The Power of a "Coach Approach" to Develop Leaders

When thinking about the various ways to develop leaders, the usual suspects might come to mind: Online or in-person training, webinars, classes,...

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November 09, 2022


Mindfulness Tactics Improve Balance and Performance at Work

Make Mindfulness Your Superpower

Whether you work from home, an office, on location, or somewhere in between, mindfulness is a powerful resource in your leadership toolbelt.

If your objective is...

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November 02, 2022

Leadership Development

Spooky Tales: Psychological Safety Horror Stories

Get Ready to get Goosebumps!

In our work, we help ordinary people develop into exemplary leaders, managers, and teams. But many of us also have a horror story to share about a situation at work that...

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October 27, 2022

Leadership Development

Develop the Emotional Intelligence of Leaders

Why is Emotional Intelligence so Important For Leaders?

Leadership is all about relationships. It’s not just about being nice, likable, or supportive—although that helps. Leaders with high emotional...

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October 13, 2022

Leadership Development