169 – Have a Conversation not a “Versation”: Communicating Via Real-Life Examples to Prevent Confrontation

Why are conversation skills so important, and why do they require formal training?

What are some of the most difficult conversations to have, and how do you ensure the outcome is successful?

Fred Coon, president of Stewart, Cooper & Coon, interviews Fierce Conversations president, Stacey Engle, […]

Advice for Identifying and Managing Various Types of Employees

Objectivity is the token banner held high for business pursuits; and to an extent, rightly so. Objectivity in analyzing pros and cons is an indispensable attribute for any accomplished executive or manager. Working with people (and working with them well) is inherent toward keeping things running […]

Leadership Advice: Five Practices To Avoid

Even the most successful and highly qualified leaders in business know that attaining ultimate perfection within your role is highly difficult, simply due the pure unpredictability of the position. Though most still strive – as they should — there are still certain reminders that would benefit […]

How Businesses Can Implement a Successful Workflow Plan

What is workflow automation?

A workflow plan, or workflow automation, is a series of actions within a business process that involves the use of a centralized, automated structure. These series of actions are required to attain a specific goal.

Workflow automation is a simple method of streamlining […]

The Most Essential Factors in Executive Development

The Executive Development Associates Inc. (EDA) biannual survey indicates the most recent rising trends, expectations, strategies, and recommendations in executive development.

Consequently, the five most influential aspects in executive development are as follows:

  1. Addressing vital business challenges and issues
  2. Implementing technological awareness and proficiency
  3. Advancing abilities […]

The Importance of Skilled Business Writing

Why are writing skills important for professional success?

A few years ago, the editing software company, known as Grammarly, concluded a 10-year study on LinkedIn which showed that people who achieved over six promotions in their career had 45 percent fewer grammar errors in their […]

When and How to Ask for Help at Work

When someone asks you for a favor, and you have the capacity to help them, it’s a truly great feeling.  In fact, one of the best sentiments can result in knowing that you have made a big difference through a relatively small gesture.  Moreover, knowing […]

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