Why Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 3, 2020

On the one hand, the equation is pretty simple: Employees like to be at a company where they feel important and valued. They want to feel like they are able to use their talents and their time effectively, to really make an impact; and they like to feel like that effort is noticed and appreciated.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhy Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

Create an Organizational Culture That Draws Top Talents

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 2, 2020

What’s the best way to entice top talents to come work for your company? You might assume it’s salary and benefits, and sure, those are definitely important. According to most studies, though, it’s actually organizational culture that’s the top draw. People want to earn a decent paycheck, but even more than that, they want to work in an environment that’s positive, collaborative, and transparent.… Read more...

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Strategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2020

I’ve written before about the importance of careful, meticulous steps of strategic planning. Basically, this is the process wherein leaders and managers set the short-term and long-term goals for the organization. It also involves setting metrics; clarifying expectations; allocating the resources that will be used in pursuit of those goals; and communicating the plan to the entire team, ensuring you have everyone’s buy-in.… Read more...

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7 Ways to Develop Effective Leadership Skills

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 13, 2020

Effective leadership skills don’t happen by accident. They’re cultivated through hard work, strategic focus, and consistency. And, no matter how advanced you are in your career, there’s always room to hone your leadership skills, becoming a more effective motivator and change agent.… Read more...

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10 Underrated Leadership Skills

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 30, 2019

I’ve written in the past about effective leadership skills… skills like agility, active listening, the ability to motivate, and more. Such leadership skills are indeed invaluable to anyone looking to propel a team or an organization to greatness.

With that said, there are some additional leadership skills you may not have thought of; effective leadership skills that remain unsung and underrated.… Read more...

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5 Traits of a Solutions-Oriented Leader

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 3, 2019

The solutions-oriented leader doesn’t care about whose fault it is so much as what can be done to make things right. You resist problem-oriented questions. … The solutions-oriented leader fights these questions, though—because often, they just waste time.

The 5 Traits of a Solution Oriented Leader: Dr Rick Goodman

Solutions Oriented Approach

All of us respond to problems in different ways.… Read more...

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