Leadership Skills

  • Meeting the Quota Challenge: Critical Skills Every Sales Manager Needs to Excel

    Meeting the Quota Challenge: Critical Skills Every Sales Manager Needs to Excel

    Learn Blanchard’s point of view on solving the problem of the struggling sales manager through developing their leadership skills

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  • Building Resilience in Times of Crisis

    Building Resilience in Times of Crisis

    As we all adjust to a changing landscape and a new normal in our personal and professional lives, it is imperative that we each develop an increased capacity to thrive in the face of adversity.

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  • The Three Secrets of the One Minute Manager—Classic Skills for a New Workplace Reality

    The Three Secrets of the One Minute Manager—Classic Skills for a New Workplace Reality

    Ken Blanchard shares how the principles of The One Minute Manager apply in today's remote work environment.

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  • 7 Ways Poor Leaders Are Costing Your Company Money

    7 Ways Poor Leaders Are Costing Your Company Money

    Learn how poor managerial behaviors negatively impact engagement, alignment, productivity, and retention.

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  • Developing Your Leadership Point of View

    Developing Your Leadership Point of View

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  • Employee Reacted Poorly to Your Feedback? Ask Madeleine

    Employee Reacted Poorly to Your Feedback? Ask Madeleine

    Dear Madeleine, I am a manager at a fairly new and fast growing software-as-a-service company. I have been managing people forever and nothing like this has ever happened to me. I recently gave...

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  • Taking a Situational Approach to Management

    Taking a Situational Approach to Management

    With SLII, managers and direct reports learn how to speak a common language that builds trust and a sense of partnership.

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  • Engaging in Your Employees’ Development

    Engaging in Your Employees’ Development

    Most companies want their employees to continue to grow and develop because they know employee growth benefits not only the individual but also the organization. For example, how would...

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  • Direct Report Trying to Make You Look Bad? Ask Madeleine

    Direct Report Trying to Make You Look Bad? Ask Madeleine

    Dear Madeleine, I am a senior leader in a large state government agency. I’ve been here a long time. I came to the job as a high-ranking, decorated veteran and have earned an excellent reputation....

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  • What is the most important part of performance management?1:17

    What is the most important part of performance management?

    When people don’t get the coaching they need.

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  • What to Look for When Building a Servant Leadership Curriculum

    What to Look for When Building a Servant Leadership Curriculum

    “Building a servant leadership curriculum begins by identifying the attitudes, skills, and behaviors of a servant leader,” says Vicki Halsey, vice president of applied learning for The Ken

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  • What is the key to being an effective manager?1:22

    What is the key to being an effective manager?

    When people don’t get the coaching they need--They flounder, they disengage, they get frustrated, they lose momentum, they miss out on valuable development.

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  • What Do We Know About Development Level?

    What Do We Know About Development Level?

    Achieve a deeper understanding of the concept of development level and its components.

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  • Coaching Skills: The Missing Link for Leaders

    Coaching Skills: The Missing Link for Leaders

    Leadership experts explore the correlation between leader coaching behaviors & the impact this has on the trust, work, & emotions of teams.

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  • Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Matters

    Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Matters

    Effective leader behaviors are context-specific, depending on the development level of the follower on a particular goal or task.

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