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  • The Ultimate Collection of Performance Goals for New Managers

    In this article, we’ll share dozens of potential performance goals across 9 crucial skills for new managers to possess including communication, teamwork, and leadership based on the insights of chief human resources officer and bestselling author Paul Falcone.
  • 5 Career Goals Every Professional Should Pursue in 2022

    Your career goals can consist of small, simple steps that improve your day-to-day work life. Let’s cover 5 career goals you can begin pursuing today and some helpful resources to guide you towards success! 
  • The 8 Best Career Growth Books of 2021

    At Leadership Essentials, we are fortunate to have front row seats to the launches and successes of several career growth books. Some of our best career development books have been around for years, while many have just been released in the past 12 months.  If you’re looking to take your professional life to the next level, we recommend that you add these books to your bookshelf!
  • Break Free From the 5-Day Work Schedule by Hacking Your Productivity

    Author of Thursday is the New Friday, Joe Sanok, describes exactly how it's possible for anyone to build more days off into their week. Focusing on unique productivity principles and an enlightened approach to work, Sanok empowers readers to create a work schedule that gives their life meaning.
  • How to Prove Your Worth to Your Boss

    If you want to prove your worth to your boss, your team, and the people at the top of your organization—and keep influencing them—then you need to keep getting better. Discover the 3 things that will get the attention of any boss, even bad ones, from leadership expert and bestselling author John C. Maxwell.
  • How to Choose a Career Based on Your Personality

    If you’re disrupting your career path because you aren’t doing the type of work you thought you’d be doing or you want to be doing, pump the brakes. You may just need to revisit your personality type and the kind of work you crave before you choose a career out of desperation.
  • 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Career Path

    Beyond your interests, talents and skills, financial goals, and educational training is your personality—a major indicator of career and job satisfaction that many people tend to overlook. Learn how to choose a career path that works best for you by understanding 5 elements of personality-based career moves.
  • 30 Essential Learnings to Guide Your Next Career Move

    If you're at a career crossroads, get quick guidance for planning your next career move from master mentors including Dave Hollis, Dancy Duarte, Trent Shelton, and more!
  • The Three Myths Keeping You from True Productivity

    Are you still feeling overwhelmed despite practicing productivity practices? You might be falling victim to some common productivity myths if you say things like "I don't have time for a break" or "I'm really good at multitasking." Discover how to overcome these myths and achieve true productivity.
  • Adrienne Bankert's Career Advice for High Achievers: Don't Be in a Hurry to Win

    If you're constantly looking for new ways to grow professionally or to move forward in your career, Adrienne shares with Leadership Essentials 3 Pieces of Career Advice for High Achievers.
  • 3 Books to Assign During New Manager Training

    New manager training is one of the most crucial programs a company can provide for its employees. Books are the most cost-effective way to deliver management training across your company. Here are the top 3 books we consider recommended reading for both new and seasoned managers.
  • Best Career Books for Career Starters and Changers

    We've curated top selling career books for the career starters or changers in your life.