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It’s time to be a trailblazer in your department, team and organization! As a leader how can you move the ball just a little bit forward and become the leader everyone is expecting you to be? Finding an effective and long-lasting way to get people to be more accountability under your leadership speaks volumes about your […]
When a decision needs to be made, the hope is that there is some uniformity in the way the decision is made, and that is has the best interest of the company or department in mind and that it is based on the same set of business ethics. The problem is we’re people. We all have different beliefs around […]
60-80% of all difficulties in organizations stem from strained relationships with employees. 85% of workplace dismissals in the US are due to personality conflicts. Because your people are your number one resource, it often means many personalities working together in the same office. This can lead to great collaboration, as much as difficult conflicts and misunderstood communications. […]
Leaders aren’t born. They’re built. After the great success of our first Innovative Leadership Guide, we decided to make the second volume bigger, bolder and brighter! Now with over 90 pages of tips, tactics, strategies and real-life, in-the-trenches scenarios this is a perfect download for any manager to get a full idea of how to […]
85% of professionals say effective communication is extremely important for strong leadership, with nearly half saying it is the #1 defining characteristic in all of leadership. And yet only 33% of employees say that they are satisfied with their leadership’s communication. We’ve put together the solution with our communications guide that focuses on best tips, tactics, and tools to help leaders.
Companies follow the talent. In this age of “hyperspecialization,” partnerships and result-oriented projects, consultants can offer a great array of talent, resources, and insight that organizations are scrambling to find. The key is to be a GREAT consultant. What does it take? How do you build the lasting relationships that define your consultancy? Putting together our 28 […]
A companion piece to Mackin’s best-selling Team-Building Tool Kit, this Samples Kit provides all the agendas, protocols, charts, assessments and tools to launch a functional team. These samples have helped team-based organizations such as Coca-Cola, Sanofi Pasteur, Delta Faucet, and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory reach a high-performance platform of teaming within their industry.
New Directions and Deborah Mackin have been working with teams for nearly three decades. Named by many as “the authority on workplace teams” because of our many years in the profession, we have put together a Frequently Asked Questions Guide to help you build your workplace teams.
The skinny on meetings is that we’re not that good at them. Do you go to meetings and tend to sit around listening to endless information sharing rather then problem solve? Do you attend meetings that lack structure, roles or accountability? Do you walk out of meetings wishing you felt more productive or clear on the objective? It can be frustrating, but […]
Built from nearly three decades of working in quality-focused industries, this tool kit takes the best tools applied in organizations such as Coca-Cola, Sanofi Pasteur, Delta Faucet, Crane Currency, the U.S. Navy and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, and puts it into a manageable 15-page guide. Reach peak high quality performance by downloading today!
Based on 28 years of partnering with some of the world’s leading organizations, as well as a keen insight from our on-the-ground experts, this compilation of writings discusses what is critical for innovation in every industry and what it will take for organizations to build the next generation of leadership excellence.
Download our SMART Goal Setting eBook and learn some of the key techniques to help you focus on attainable and measurable goals.
Behavioral interviews are 55% predicative of future workplace performance. This workshop focuses on how to build effective interview questions and probes that are most predictive of future on-the-job behavior, determine how to rate responses and avoid the smokescreen of interview pros as well as recognize interviewee exaggerations and cover-ups. It is so crucial now for […]