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2019 Leadership and Development Trends - What They Mean For You

As 2019 has started to unfold, we’ve been keeping an eye on the major trends for L&D. Armed with that information, and based on recent research,...

Healing and Leading Are Really the Same Thing

The interpersonal communication skills of listening, empathy, and storytelling are what inspire and motivate growth and improvement, in a healthcare...

Have You Given Up Hope that Your Team’s Writing Can Ever Improve?

Perhaps you’ve tried to teach someone a multi-step process by using a multi-step process of your own: describing the steps over and over, coaching,...

Strength-Based Leadership: A Better Approach to Productivity

The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths in ways that make a system’s weaknesses irrelevant. - Peter Drucker The most effective...

Finding Your (Authentic) Voice—An Important Business Tool

Your authentic voice allows you to own relationships in a proprietary way. Because nobody can be you. In business, terms like “having voice,”...

Don't Be Afraid to Let Your Leaders Fall

Ponder this for a minute: if your CEO was hit by a truck tomorrow, how would your organization deal with it?

Ignoring Soft Skills Training Could Be Costing Your Business Millions

As human beings we are different. We are nuanced. We have empathy. We have sympathy. We are creative. We have thought. We innovate. So, this time...

2018 HCI Learning and Leadership Development Conference:  Recap of the Challenges (and Opportunities) for Learning Professionals

This year, I was fortunate to attend HCI’s Learning and Leadership Development Conference, where Ariel presented a panel on true influence. If you...

The Ariel Approach to Leadership: Leading with Influence

Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. - John C. Maxwell Leaders must inspire respect,...

Presence: The Great Differentiator

Success rested not simply on what my ideas were, but how I presented them. And this is where I had leverage—this is where I could differentiate...

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