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INTERVIEWING & RECRUITING

Biases can help us categorize the world around us, but they can also become an irrelevant filter by which we make crucial decisions that impact our workplaces.

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Recent studies have shared that four in ten women have reported some form of gender discrimination at work. Other research reveals that as many as eight out of ten women will experience sexual harassment at work in their lifetimes.

NEGOTIATION

The concept of win-win has been around for decades. It sounds good. Sounds fair. But does it work? Do people actually reach “win-win” outcomes in business and in personal life?

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Culture change consultants, Karin Hurt and David Dye believe speaking up is vital to creating a positive company culture. Through their research, they've found five reasons that people don’t speak up to contribute solutions, suggest microinnovations, or advocate for customers.

FREE RESOURCES AND DOWNLOADS

Checklist for Running Effective Remote Meetings

Get a beginning-to-end process for keeping track with business objectives and strengthening collaboration among teams who work virtually — without adding more responsibilities to your role.  

Become a Better Negotiator: Free Training

In a 20-minute vdeo training with psychologist and Kellogg School of Management professor Leigh Thompson, learn seven insider negotiation tools to build consensus with your team, your boss, and your co-workers through any conflict.

How to Have Tough Conversations with Employees

Learn what to say and how to say it from a bestselling author and Chief Human Resources Officer. Get 8 free scripts to address those behaviors that are holding your team back from hitting company benchmarks.

LEARN FROM OUR EXPERTS

Leadership

John Maxwell started his leadership development journey as pastor of a small town church. Now, he's written more than 100 books to help others reach their full potential in life and business.

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Personal Growth

Before Rachel Hollis became a New York Times bestselling author, she was building companies without a college degree. Hollis' work focuses on female empowerment and personal growth motivation.

Marketing

Donald Miller founded a nonprofit that provides mentors to fatherless men. But his passion for helping others extends to the business world, where he writes strategies for leaders who want to stand out.

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PROBLEMS + SOLUTIONS

How do I develop a management style?
When you're leading others, consistency is key. But, you have to know your management style in order to apply it. Take this quiz to...  

 

How can I be more productive in life?
In this article, author of Time Management, Brian Tracy explains how the Law of Control helps people feel in control of their...

 

How do I build an effective team?
Use these 6 team-building activities to connect your team through faster, cheaper, and more practical exercises.

How do I manage resistance to change in the workplace?
This post covers one of the most important aspects of a manager's job: managing change effectively. Bridge the fear of the unknown and amplify success.

 

How can I write a job description to attract millennial candidates?
Understand how
the current majority of the workforce defines themselves by their roles and their work so you can acquire resumes...

 

How do I hire the best independent contractors?
Use these 4 interview questions to assess whether a particular freelancer is
a solid fit for your company and your project’s needs.

How do I deal with challenging employees?
Our HR experts developed templates for managing through tough conversations. Download 8 scripts for confronting employees before situations escalate.

 

How can I keep the professional goals I set for myself?
Leadership expert and renowned speaker Mark Sanborn has talked to a lot of businesspeople over the years. His take? Goals are met at the intersection of clarity and action.

 

How can I make time for onboarding new employees?
In this free guide, former VP of human resources for Viacom and Time Warner Cable, Paul Falcone, shares his 90 Day Minimalist Employee Onboarding Plan.