12 Things Good Leaders Do Every Day - Elevate Corporate Training

12 Things Good Leaders Do Every Day

June 27, 2019

The best leader organically shapes the workplace culture by exemplifying the habits he or she hopes to inspire in the team. A leader’s skills are developed through leadership training and experience. Good leaders learn to conduct business communications, solve problems, organise, motivate, elevate quality and make myriad good small and large…

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Leadership vs Management - What are the differences - Elevate Corporate Training

11 Differences Between a Boss and a Leader

June 11, 2019

What is leadership, and what is it to be just management? Leaders guide and inspire. Bosses are more functionarial, merely managing tasks and keeping count of basic outputs, vs. creating value. Leaders influence. Bosses exert authority. The motivations of leader vs boss manifest in their behaviours toward employees. A leader…

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For Leaders, Coaching May Be the Most Important Thing You Do - Elevate Corporate Training

For Leaders, Coaching May Be the Most Important Thing You Do

June 6, 2019

Coaching is an essential tool for achieving business goals, but that doesn’t mean it’s always instinctive for leaders. Leaders are used to taking charge and guiding team members.  Coaching uses a slightly different set of skills.  Great coaches do more asking and less telling. And a leader who takes the…

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10 Ways To Get Better At Giving Feedback - Elevate Corporate Training

10 Ways To Get Better At Giving Feedback

May 28, 2019

Giving feedback to employees is necessary to help them succeed, but many supervisors dread the encounter. They’re often not really sure how to offer criticisms, so they postpone feedback until official performance reviews. Then they sit down with each worried worker to deliver a long list of criticisms. Their best…

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How to Build Resilience in Your Work Life - Elevate Corporate Training

How to Build Resilience in Your Work Life

May 23, 2019

They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  It’s safe to say you can add change and stress to that list.  Whether it’s a setback at work, bouncing back from failing, or just dealing with the day-to-day workplace stress inherent in most jobs, it can be crippling…

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Leadership Includes a Lifetime of Learning

May 17, 2019

Nelson Mandela and Arnold Schwarzenegger have an important trait in common: they dedicated their lives to lifelong learning.  Arnold Schwarzenegger was an immigrant to the U.S., who earned his college degree through continuing education, became an investment entrepreneur, and eventually governor of California.   Nelson Mandela wrote in his biography Long Walk…

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10 Tips For Successfully Transitioning Into A New Leadership Role - Elevate Corporate Training

10 Tips For Successfully Transitioning Into A New Leadership Role

April 30, 2019

Whether you are becoming a first-time manager or you are a hiring manager that’s getting ready to promote someone, there are things you can do to make sure the transition is successful. As employees grow in their careers, they often get noticed by mastering technical expertise.  Put simply, they are…

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7 Habits of Bad Managers and 10 Reasons Employees Quit - Elevate Corporate Training

7 Habits of Bad Managers and 10 Reasons Employees Quit

April 17, 2019

Bad management can kill good businesses. They can disrupt workflow, damage teams, and cause good employees to leave.  They can be a barrier to employee engagement and company performance. A recent worldwide Gallup poll pegged the number of employees that are not engaged in their work at 87 percent!  The…

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7 Strategies Good Leaders Can Use to Give Feedback - Elevate Corporate Training

7 Strategies The Best Leaders Use to Give Feedback

April 9, 2019

Leaders know that giving constructive feedback to employees is critical for growth. It can fuel motivation and improve performance. How you deliver that feedback, though, can be the difference between success and failure.  Some employees mistake feedback for criticism. That’s why it’s important to frame up conversations in the proper way.  Negative…

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Workplace Culture What is it Why does it matter 5 Steps to Having It - Elevate Corporate Training

Workplace Culture: What is it? Why does it matter? – 5 Steps to Having It

March 14, 2019

Culture is more than customs or the nation we call home. What is workplace culture? Uniqueness, the sum of its ethics, traditions, belief systems, interpersonal and social interactions, professional behaviours, and attitude creates what is known as workplace culture. It narrows down to what is the personality of a business? Why is culture important…

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