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Communication is About More Than the Message

Communication is About More Than the Message

This DATIS Blog Article, “Communication is About More Than the Message“, was originally posted by Kevin Eikenberry, Leadership & Learning with Kevin Eikenberry, on March 20th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Communication is a proverbial, organizational, and leadership challenge. Even the best leaders and organizations know they can improve in how they communicate with others. For that reason, this is a topic we are often asked…
Beware the Promise of Easy Success

Beware the Promise of Easy Success

This DATIS Blog Article, “Beware the Promise of Easy Success”, was originally posted by Wally Bock’s Three Star Leadership on March 2nd, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if it was easy to become a great leader? That’s what all kinds of gurus promise. They offer us books and audios and videos and speeches that promise that if we do this one…
Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

This DATIS Blog Article, “Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions“, was originally posted by SmartTribes Institute and was reposted with permission. We’ve all been there. We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway? We knew it wasn’t…
The Worst Mistake You Can Make With a Bad Hire

The Worst Mistake You Can Make With a Bad Hire

This DATIS Blog Article, “The Worst Mistake You Can Make With a Bad Hire“, was originally posted by Karin Hurt, Let’s Grow Leaders, on March 14th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. “When did you know he was a bad hire?” “Pretty much from day 1.” “And when did you first have a frank conversation about your concerns?” “Err… yesterday.” “And now you want to terminate them?”…
The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough

The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough

This DATIS Blog Article, “The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough“, was originally posted by Brandon Black and Shayne Hughes, thoughtLEADERS, LLC., on March 13th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Though countless studies verify that compassionate leadership yields better business results, many leaders still refrain from showing genuine emotion and vulnerability in moments when their teams actually need to see it most. That lack of sincere expression…
Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags

Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags

This DATIS Blog Article, “ Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags“, was originally posted by Sarah Landrum, Take It Personel-ly, on March 6th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. HR departments have gotten a bad rap in recent years. Many workers, managers and journalists have arrived at the conclusion that HR no longer has a clear place in business. But that misconception won’t last…
How to Win the Innovation Race

How to Win the Innovation Race

This DATIS Blog Article, “How to Win the Innovation Race“, was originally posted by Skip Prichard, Skip Prichard Leadership Insights, on March 1st, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Change A Culture to Change the Game Why do some companies win at innovation while others fail? How important is innovation to your growth? From individual entrepreneurs to large global organizations, it seems everyone is chasing innovation. And it’s no wonder:…
Why All Decisions Aren’t Created Equal

Why All Decisions Aren’t Created Equal

This DATIS Blog Article, “Why All Decisions Aren’t Created Equal“, was originally posted by Kevin Eikenberry, Leadership & Learning with Kevin Eikenberry, on February 20th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Decision making is a perennial topic for leadership and employee training around the world. It is one of those skills that we all use every day, yet we know it is sometimes hard, and we…
3 Secrets of Better Performance Conversations

3 Secrets of Better Performance Conversations

This DATIS Blog Article, “3 Secrets of Better Performance Conversations”, was originally posted by Wally Bock’s Three Star Leadership on February 23th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. We can laugh about it today. My new neighbor had just moved in across the street and, because he was new, he parked in just the perfect spot to block me from getting out of my own driveway.…
Why Recruiting From The Inside Is The Best Thing You’ll Do For Your Business

Why Recruiting From The Inside Is The Best Thing You’ll Do For Your Business

This DATIS Blog Article, “ Why Recruiting From The Inside Is The Best Thing You’ll Do For Your Business“, was originally posted by Chantal Bechervaise, Take It Personel-ly, on February 24th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. If you have been running your start-up business  for a while now, you probably understand the importance of having a few members of staff on your team. Running a business alone…