Level Up Leadership

Tap into Your Personal Power with Affirmations

Achieving a major goal in your personal life or in your career is never an easy task. There are always obstacles that stand in your way, fear of not succeeding, and time barriers that can seem insurmountable. One simple and effective way to help yourself achieve your goals is through affirmations. Now, I know what…

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Dream Big to Fulfill Your Goals

If you made any New Year’s resolutions this year, you probably forgot about them a few months ago. Achieve with Maggie shared a great infographic back in January about resolutions and goal setting. According to the article, about 8 in 10 people feel like their life lacks an overall goal. Of the people who do…

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Cultivate Passion and Success by Finding Your Purpose

Take a moment to think about the people in your life who you respect professionally. Think about people who have done well in their jobs in a manner that you would like to emulate. How many of those people love the work that they’re doing? Chances are almost all of them do. The people who…

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Improve Your Business by Expressing Gratitude

During the holiday season, many companies take a moment to thank their customers. Whether by having a holiday sale or sending a holiday card, it’s common practice in businesses both big and small to use the traditional holiday season as an opportunity to express gratitude. However, the best companies don’t wait for the holidays to…

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You’re Hired: What’s Next?

Too many companies think of employee onboarding as an afterthought. Once you’ve found the right employee for the right position, the rest will work itself out, right? Wrong. Failure to appropriately onboard a new employee is one of the top reasons for new hire turnover. Onboarding is an essential process that gives your new employee…

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Invest in Your Employees and They’ll Invest in Your Company

Perhaps one of the easiest and most effective ways to encourage budding talent within your organization is to partner promising employees with executive mentors. A mentoring program serves a number of purposes, all of which can help your business flourish. Mentoring programs not only show employees that they are valued, but they help foster loyalty,…

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Not Retaining? Then You’re Losing

Adding new team members is a great way to recharge your business and inspire innovation, but new talent won’t get you anywhere if you’re having trouble retaining top employees. Employee turnover is bad for morale at every level of the company, and it’s bad for your bottom line. High turnover rates are an indicator that…

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Leap over Common Hiring Hurdles and Secure Top Talent

Hiring new employees is a lot like dating. When you try to find a potential mate, you go on dates with people that you find attractive to see if there’s a good fit. However, that fit can’t be one-sided: your date is also trying to decide whether or not you are attractive to them. It’s…

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What Can Be Measured Can Be Managed

Mark Graham Brown of Business Finance Magazine recently shared the story of Sears’ struggle with culture change back in 1996. The company was struggling with poor work culture, so they manufactured some new values and put together a Cultural Renewal Training session. Then, they decided to measure cultural change based on the percentage of employees…

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Successfully Setting and Implementing Workplace Goals

Strategic planning allows your company to set a course for the year to come. A solid strategic plan should involve the input of all your top executives, and ideally your entire organization. The importance of strategic planning can’t be overstated. Without a strong vision and a written guide regarding the direction of the company, you’ll…

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