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November 4, 2016

Historically, leadership has largely been considered a top-down function. Leaders were masters of their crafts who doled out their knowledge over time to eager apprentices aspiring to gain wisdom. Enter the “Knowledge Worker.” Knowledge Workers are people who know more about what they are doing than their boss does. The ever-increasing presence of Knowledge Workers in today’s workplace presents many challenges to modern-day leaders and requires the leader to transition from boss to facilitator. This article from the Fall 2016 issue of Training Industry Magazine examines how Alan Mulally leveraged the skills of his team to lead a successful turnaround for the Ford Motor Company.

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October 13, 2016

In the past, leaders used force, dominance and strength to influence behavior, because the higher you were on the org chart, the more power you had. In today’s modern organization, the use of power is critical to success and must be approached as a personal and organizational development opportunity. This infographic demonstrates how power can be a positive driver of influence.

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September 23, 2016

The ability to motivate and inspire others to take action is the distinguishing factor between a leader and a manager. The best leaders are those who can successfully influence up, down and across the organization, impacting business results by driving behavior change. Influencing behavior is not a one-time event, but a continuous process and investment that organizations should make in their employees. By incorporating influence training into leadership development programs, organizations are setting their leaders up for success. Read this article to examine how influence training can help build a culture of trust and credibility, starting at the top.

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September 8, 2016

Today, everyone can be a leader, but they need leadership development training that delivers targeted outcomes, sustains high levels of performance and improves the team’s engagement.This infographic demonstrates why Situational Leadership® is good for leaders at all levels. Learn how to build Situational Leaders and empower your team with the skills to seize every business opportunity.

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August 24, 2016

Building a culture of trust starts at the top. Leaders must work to break down barriers and embrace a transparent leadership style that is open and honest to gain true buy-in from employees. Without a solid foundation of trust, leaders cannot effectively execute on their vision and achieve their goals. Read this article to gain insight into how trust can help drive behavior change and improve performance.

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