How Great Leaders Preserve Their Mental Health

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 23, 2017

Being in a position of leadership can be deeply satisfying; it can be personally empowering and contribute to an overall sense of fulfilment. The paradox is that it can also be draining; anyone who has ever led knows that there can be an accompanying sense of stress, anxiety, and burnout.… Read more...

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What’s Happening in HR in 2017?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 18, 2017

Human Resources is always evolving, and the way in which companies interact with their employees—and vice versa—is in a continual state of flux. Leaders, business owners, and HR managers alike need to stay up to date on the latest trends, and there are a few significant ones that can be expected as 2017 unfolds.… Read more...

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What to Ask Your Keynote Speaker

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 11, 2017

When you’re planning a conference, seminar, or professional event, selecting the right keynote speaker is perhaps the most important decision you have to make. The keynote speaker sets the tone, establishes the themes, and provides much of the substance that attendees will take away from the session.… Read more...

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How to Stay Productive When You’re Self-Employed

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 9, 2017

There are a lot of perks that come from being your own boss—but motivation isn’t always one of them. When you’re a freelancer or a solo entrepreneur, self-discipline is imperative, and in some cases hard to come by. There’s no boss breathing down your neck or holding you accountable; you’re the boss, and it falls to you to stay on track and get things done.… Read more...

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Employee Perks vs. Company Culture: What’s the Difference?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 5, 2017

As a leadership coach, I’ve encountered a lot of business owners and managers who dive into culture-building head-first. I always admire their gusto, but sometimes I must caution them to pull back. That’s because it’s all too common for leaders to confuse perks with culture—and while both have their place, the one is not a substitute for the latter.… Read more...

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Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 3, 2017

What’s the secret to a good New Year’s resolution? I think the trick is picking something that stretches you a little, but not too much. You don’t want to aim too low, because then what’s the point? You also don’t want to bite off more than you can chew, or else you’ll have forgotten all about your resolution by February.… Read more...

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