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Getting Coached Is Catching On | Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Isn't it time youbeat the traditional recruitment process?
One of the most basic rules in economics deals with supply and demand. Today’s job market certainly has a significant supply: 13.9 million people looking for jobs. But demand has been meager for the past several years; it probably will continue to be for the near future; and—at least at this point—it does not show any robustness. The immediate impact of this discord manifests itself by only a few people getting jobs.

In theory, the...

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5 Componenets of an Effective Team

Teamwork Matters

The synergy IllusionOrganizations accomplish what they do because ofteamwork. Whether you are in business, sport, education, the church and even marriage – teamwork is what paves the way to success. What a leader can do with a great team far surpasses anything they can accomplish alone. As a leader learns how to unite the right people around a shared vision, their influence truly begins to take off.

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According to Dr.John...

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What are Competence and Competency

What are they and how do they affect performance?

Competence and competency

The concept of competence remains one of the most diffuse terms in the organisational and occupational literature (Nordhaug and Gronhaug, 1994). Exactly what does an author mean when using any of the terms of competence?

The concept of individual competence is widely used in human resource management (Boyatzis, 1982, Schroder, 1989, Burgoyne, 1993). This refers to a set of skills that an individual must possess in...

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Where are you leading you to? 7 steps to your new goal

You already know that you really need to have a clear goal in your personal development as a leader. Without a goal you don't know where you are going. And that's exactly where you will end up... drifting somewhere... maybe it'll be great, maybe it'll be a waste of your time. Here are the 7 steps to your new leadership development goal:
  1. Who is in your Inner Circle?
    • The people closest to you can raise you up or tear you down. Take a long hard look at those who are in your inner circle and...

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Want more Productivity? Train your Brain and Gain 20% or more

The information in this article is critical to your well-being, your success, your business and your health but you willprobablynot make it to the end, at least not withoutinterruptionsand multiple distractions. While reading, you willreceiveat least 5-15 emails, one or two phone calls, 3-25 instant or text messages and acolleagueor two may pop-by for a 'quick' chat. You may visit a Web site and get distracted though I do promise to keep this interesting enough so you come back.

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What Leadership Role Do You Play?

Everyone plays a number of roles as a leader and in their relationships with others. The essence of personality, according to Raimundo, is the sum of the roles I play.

"And what do you do?"

How many times have you been asked this question? How many times have you asked it? My guess is more than once or twice.

When answering this question, most people respond with their job title or their job function: I'm a banker, I'm the CEO, I'm a teacher. Or they launch into their 'elevator pitch'. We...

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