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May 22, 2020

Leading Remotely

2020-05-22T14:15:22+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Performance Blog|

In this time of COVED-19 induced locked downs and shut-ins, working remotely has become a new normal. And with remote workers comes the need for remote leadership.  The majority of research on remote leadership effectiveness is not encouraging.  Physical presence [...]

Apr 27, 2020

Building a Success-Fueling Reputation

2020-04-27T15:40:39+00:00April 27th, 2020|Performance Blog|

Success in business and life is heavily dependent on your reputation (Zinko & Rubin, 2015). Not only is your reputation firmly linked to career advancement, but your professional influence and independence as well. Given its’ importance, understanding how to establish [...]

Apr 14, 2020

Why Moral Leaders Matter

2020-04-14T18:06:40+00:00April 14th, 2020|Performance Blog|

Surviving trying and tumultuous times demands good leadership.  Clearly, the world is in that state now and leaders are desperately needed to navigate our world’s way to safer shores.  We look to leaders to step up to do their part [...]

Mar 30, 2020

Mentoring Leaders

2020-03-30T16:43:28+00:00March 30th, 2020|Performance Blog|

Research confirms having a good mentor is essential to success as a leader (Lester, et al., 2011).  A trusted, experienced mentor can bolster an aspiring leader’s belief in their ability to lead,  provide the guidance and feedback necessary to acquire [...]

Oct 21, 2019

Attention Management’s War on Technology

2019-10-21T19:08:48+00:00October 21st, 2019|Performance Blog|

A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh discovered that focused attention is strongly related to creative performance (Beaty, Seli, & Schacter, 2019).  Without the ability to focus, creative performance is nearly impossible.  It doesn’t’t stop with creativity.  In [...]

Sep 26, 2019

Success From Thinking Strategically

2019-10-06T19:58:19+00:00September 26th, 2019|Performance Blog|

Eddie Rickenbacker, the American World War I fighter ace and Medal of Honor recipient said, “I can give you a six-word formula for success: ‘Think things through - then follow through.’  Research finds Captain Rickenbacker was right.  A leader's strategic [...]