Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: Underestimating Complexity!

Soft skills are defined as such, in order to marginalize. The applied internal systems are vastly complex and difficult to define. This makes self-perceived experts extremely uncomfortable. “Soft” skills do not operate using an interval scale and are dissimilar to finance or physics. The central challenge in applying and understanding “soft” skills is the systems […]

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The Unlimited Potential of Motivation

Decades, centuries, limitless efforts, substantial education, and billions of dollars have all coalesced and endured to attempt to explain the core of motivation. The concepts of motivation are still not completely understood because the important and necessary resources and energies are focused on the wrong solution. Employee motivation is the difference between organizational success such […]

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8 Traits of High-Potential Future Leaders

Training and Development in organizations focuses on maximizing employee abilities to contribute to the organization’s success. “Talent” in organizations is equivalent to the Fountain of Youth and identifying this valuable commodity is the 1st task necessary for a competitive advantage. The questions that needs to be addressed are: how do we identify the talent we need before our competitors […]

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Leadership Coaching – Return on Investment (ROI)

The transferring of leadership knowledge has been identified in several circumstances including action learning, mentoring, multi-rater feedback, and more specifically, Executive Leadership Coaching. Multi-rater feedback has been shown in several research articles to be more effective with the implementation of executive leadership coaching. Mentoring is a wonderful tool that transfers the ability to operate within […]

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Michelle On Leadership

The 9 systems of leadership are relational, psychological, leverage of power, leverage of skill, negotiation, sacrifice, responsibility, living in paradox, and vision. Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech effectively and seamlessly touched on the leadership system which is why her speech has been revered by the public and critics alike. Relational Her speech began with […]

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