Level Up Leadership

Understanding Your Employees' Needs
Understanding Your Employees’ Unique Needs and Skills

People are different. As a leader, you may have a particular style, particular strengths, and a particular way of doing things. That is likely to line up nicely with the particular styles and strengths of some of your employees, but not all or even most of them. As the boss, it’s part of your job…

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empathy in the workplace
Is Empathy in the Workplace Important?

A study conducted in 2018 found that 96% of employees think it is important for their employers to demonstrate empathy, but 92% of employees believe that empathy is undervalued in their workplace. Is empathy as important as people in the workplace seem to think, and if so, what impact does empathy have on the success…

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Self Aware Leaders
7 Characteristics of a Self-Aware Leader

It is virtually impossible to be an effective leader without a substantial level of self-awareness. Self-aware leaders have the ability to adjust their approach and style to different situations, because they have the ability to see their impact on others, for better and for worse. Self-awareness at work can be a difficult skill to master,…

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Self Aware Leader
Why is Self-Awareness Important as a Leader?

When making a list of the most important qualities for a leader to have, you might include a strong moral compass, organizational skills, and the ability to communicate clearly. But according to the experts, the quality that should be at the top of the list isn’t any of those obvious characteristics. The most important capability…

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Situational Leadership® II
How is Situational Leadership® II Different?

Unless you started your own business in high school, you probably didn’t begin your career as a leader. You started as a team member, and through your dedication and skill, you rose through the ranks to the leadership role that you have today. Along the way, you certainly gleaned things from the leaders that you…

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Situational Leadership® II
The Four Core Leadership Competencies

Any parent with more than one child will tell you parenting strategies that work wonders with one child might totally flop with another. All people are different, and a parent or teacher or coach or leader can’t expect to treat everyone the same way and get the same results. People simply don’t work that way.…

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setting achieveable goals
What is it that Only 8% of Us are Able to Achieve?

The not-so-surprising answer is keeping our New Year’s resolutions. Year after year, studies show that 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by the second week in February, and only 8% of people are able to keep their resolutions for an entire year. If you’d like this year to be the year…

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setting achieveable goals
Understanding the Key Components of Achievable Goals

As we step into the new year, it’s the perfect time to look back at past goals and make new goals for the months ahead. Whether you want to call them New Year’s Resolutions or personal targets, setting achievable goals can be a great way to get yourself out of your comfort zone, push for…

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workplace celebration
Top Companies that Create Success by Celebrating Success

Celebrating success at work isn’t an indulgence – it should be an integral part of your company’s work culture. Taking time to celebrate successes is helpful in a number of ways. It’s great for employee appreciation, which leads to higher morale and lower turnover. It reinforces an overall positive attitude, which makes people more resilient…

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celebrate success in the workplace
Celebrate Successes Big and Small

The holiday season is a perfect reminder to celebrate successes both big and small. It’s a great time to look back at the year that has come to pass and pay tribute to all the good that has been accomplished at home, with friends, and at work. But there’s no need to wait until your…

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