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Emotional Intelligence At Work

Posted by Terry Mott on Aug 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Emotional intelligence is a buzzword we hear thrown around the corporate world and on LinkedIn a lot these days but what is emotional intelligence and how do we use it effectively at work? Emotional intelligence impacts our ability to communicate, resolve conflicts and work with others to reach goals. If your team is struggling to have productive conversations and accomplish projects, you may want to evaluate your team's emotional intelligence and implement some strategies to help them become more emotionally intelligent individuals.

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Topics: Business Solutions, Job Trends, Development, Management, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Professional Development

How To Be A Good Manager

Posted by Terry Mott on Aug 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM

If you’ve been in a manager position at all in the last few years, you probably know the pain that comes with saying goodbye to a valuable team member who holds a lot of institutional knowledge and going through the lengthy hiring process of reviewing applications, giving multiple rounds of interviews, and finally getting your new hire up to speed on their role and your company. The Great Resignation reminded us all of the importance of retaining great employees. Not only does employee retention prevent the disruption of projects and goals, it also saves companies time and thousands of dollars. Besides toxic company culture and low salary, many employees cite poor management as one of the main reasons they’ll leave a job. Read these tips on how to be a good manager and foster a work environment employees want to stick around for.

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Topics: Business Solutions, Job Trends, Development, Management, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Professional Development

How To Manage Conflict

Posted by Terry Mott on Aug 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Conflict, while unpleasant, is something we will all face multiple times over the course of our careers. Though conflict is inherently negative, when managed effectively it can actually yield productive conversations and personal growth. Because conflict at work is inevitable, it is best to know how to manage conflict by having some strategies at your disposal so that you can resolve conflict quickly and get back to focusing on your goals. Your ability to manage conflict will provide a lot of value to your team as so many employees lack this skill and often don’t know how to express themselves professionally and respectfully when they are experiencing a high degree of emotion. Knowing how to manage conflict is a great way to practice emotional intelligence at work. Whether you’re a manager or a team member, having the right conflict management techniques at your disposal will give you simple, actionable steps to take so you can resolve these unpleasant, unavoidable situations.

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Topics: Business Solutions, Development, Management, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Professional Development

New Horizons Learning Group Welcomes Leadership Architect Tim Dorton

Posted by Terry Mott on Jul 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Tim Dorton will serve as the Leadership Architect and Director of New Horizons Learning Group’s Center for Leadership Development and Advisory Services. In this role, Dorton will oversee the Center for Leadership and Development’s sales initiatives and foster strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 clients for the promotion of the Leadership & Development Advisory Services.

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Topics: Industry News, Business Solutions, Press Release, Leadership, Professional Development

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Posted by Terry Mott on Apr 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Emotional intelligence is knowing how to work productively with other people. It is crucial to achieving professional success and continuing to grow over time. Consequently, experts in business and leadership have been increasingly interested in exploring the concept of emotional intelligence over recent years. By understanding the way you and others feel and applying your skills in managing emotions, you may pave the way toward the next steps in your career.

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Topics: Leadership

Keys to Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Posted by Terry Mott on Mar 11, 2019 8:56:28 PM

The best multigenerational workforce companies know how to be on the same page when setting objectives, completing projects and planning for future growth. Businesses rely heavily on departments that run smoothly and align closely with the needs of the rest of the organization. As time passes, however, an inevitable challenge for maintaining cohesion has arisen in many workplaces.

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Topics: Communication

Why the Best Managers Exemplify Positive Assertiveness

Posted by Terry Mott on Feb 28, 2019 11:13:54 AM

One of the most effective ways for a manager to pull people together for a common purpose is using the techniques called Positive Assertiveness. This approach is all about demanding quality work from the people under your supervision while maintaining a collegial atmosphere. For an organization to grow and thrive, it needs strong leaders who have both a deep understanding of their industry and a broad array of soft skills. A successful manager must be able to keep a team organized, motivated and on track toward fulfilling a company's goals. 

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Topics: Leadership

Why Successful Business Plans Require Business Acumen

Posted by Terry Mott on Feb 20, 2019 11:03:42 AM

Whether you are a business owner or manager drafting a business plan, you must possess strong business acumen. It’s the ability to be keen and quick in understanding and dealing with business situations that will lead to a good outcome. Some may call it business savviness or business sense. But before you execute on any business plan, be sure your leaders possess the elements of business acumen.

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Topics: Management

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