CREATING A CULTURE OF Learning in the Workplace

By Darnell Dobson, Contributing writer A highly skilled workforce is essential to the success of any organization. In order to improve the skills of employees, executives have many different tools and resources at their disposal that can aid the development and evolution of their employees into the best talents in their industry. A highly skilled work- force also increases the

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How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

by Kathy Irish, Director of Operations EJ4 Everyone exists somewhere on the continuum from introvert to extrovert. That’s a good thing because both the quiet, introspective introvert and the outgoing, assertive extrovert have their place to communicate in the work environment. Still, leading a team composed of different personality types can be a challenge. One of the biggest issues in

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Is there a Mentor at your Work?

When found, mentors challenge your thinking and ideas; they help you avoid mistakes and, if desired, can provide career guid- ance that will allow you to better define and achieve your goals.It’s not an easy quest, but here are some steps to take to find and keep that great workplace mentor relationship. Be mentor-worthy. Many times a mentor will find

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HOW to CREATE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS AND FRIENDS

By Darnell Dobson Contributing writer Creating synergy within your organization is vital to its sustainability, growth, and success. After all, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In order to maximize the full potential of employees, team building is an essential tool to build strong relationships in the workplace. Mary Barry, Program Director at Summit Team Building,

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7 Steps for Developing High-Potential Employees

by Kathy Iris, Director of Operations, EJ4 High performing employees are the backbone of any organization. The old saying is true: Roughly 80 per cent of the growth of any organization is achieved by 20 per cent of its workforce. But high-performing employees don’t just fall out of the sky, they start as high-potential employees. To harness the power of

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