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Category: workplace learning

comfort zone

Deliberately push yourself outside your comfort zone

Try signing your name with the hand that you don’t normally use for writing. It is outside your comfort zone, and will no doubt feel uncomfortable.  For most people, the results will leave much to be desired. If you practiced

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build resilience

Train your people to build resilience in themselves

I’ve been focusing all this year on tools to help you help your employees build resilience.  Today’s tip is to give your people training to help them increase their own competency in building resilience.  Let me explain. Train your people

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continuous learning

Straight roads do not make skillful drivers – the importance of continuous learning

When my youngest niece graduated from high school, the class valedictorian at the  convocation ceremonies celebrated the group’s accomplishments and encouraged his classmates to further learn and challenge themselves. During his address, this quote by Paulo Coelho, celebrated Brazilian lyricist

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The lobster as a metaphor for continuous learning

Several times in its life, a lobster casts off its shell. When the shell begins to inhibit the lobster’s growth and development, the lobster has no choice but to discard its old shell and grow a new one. It is

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books in place of leader’s head symbolizing leadership literacy

The 5 Practices of Leadership Literacy

  This article was originally published on November 13, 2017 and has been updated.   Leaders have a responsibility: a responsibility to create an environment of trust, to guide, to create, to motivate, and transform. But to do all these

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leadership role

Six steps you can take today to work towards a leadership role tomorrow

If you aspire to be a manager or supervisor, your success in a future leadership role will depend significantly on making a critical mental shift from task management to people leadership. Let’s be clear – the two are not the

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