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Why Financial Acumen Is More Important Than You Think

You’re sitting at your first meeting as a new member of your organization’s management team. You are thrilled to be in this new role and faced with new responsibilities outside of the functional job you once excelled in. The informal chit-chat quickly changes to talking about the health of the organization and financial reports start circulating. The head of finance is talking about cash flow, debt to equity ratio, and EBITA. A blank look comes over your face.

5 Signs an Employee Can Handle More Autonomy at Work

There’s an old saying that says if you love something, you should set it free. For leaders in...

Sound Judgment and Decision Making: A Universal and Learnable Skill

Sound judgment and decision making is a skill reserved for leaders - false. Sound judgment and...

What Is VUCA Leadership? 6 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success

VUCA isn’t corporate jargon. It isn’t another “circle back,” “touch base,” or “paradigm shift.”...

What Are Transferable Skills and Why Are They Important?

Over the course of your professional and personal life, you have picked up habits, abilities,...

7 Tips I Wish I Knew Before My First One-on-One Meeting with Employees

One-on-one meetings, face to face meetings, or check-in meetings, whatever you may call them,...

Seniority vs. Performance: What’s More Important to Get Promoted?

You’ve put in the work, walked the extra mile, and have the results to show for it. You feel...

Take Control of Your Career Trajectory: A Brief How-To Guide

It can happen at any point in your professional life, no matter what role or industry you're in....

Leadership Training Topics People Leaders Will Need in the Next Year

The past year has been a year of unprecedented volatility, uncertainty, and change for leaders...

4 Secrets of Exceptional Face to Face Communication

We’ve always known that face to face communication is the most effective way to inspire action....