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7 Keys for Avoiding Costly Mistakes When Choosing Leadership and Team Dynamics Consultants

7 Keys for Avoiding Costly Mistakes When Choosing Leadership and Team Dynamics Consultants

Boosting leaders’ performance and key teams’ productivity can make a tremendous difference on an organization’s bottom line.

To achieve these outcomes, some organizations are bringing in specialist consultants to provide leadership coaching and to lead team dynamics efforts. Many...

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Gartner Identified the ‘Top 3 Priorities for HR in 2019’ — Address These Key Factors to Achieve Them

Gartner Identified the ‘Top 3 Priorities for HR in 2019’ — Address These Key Factors to Achieve Them

The analyst firm Gartner recently published a noteworthy report, “Top 3 Priorities for HR in 2019,” that we think is worth reading, thinking about and discussing. 

The...

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Our Real Leadership Solutions - Video

We are excited to show our newly developed Real Leadership Solutions Video!

Connect the Dots Managing Director Erika Lamont says: "We developed this short video to provide our clients and prospects with a quick overview of what we do and how we do it. We think it will serve as a great conversartion starter."

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Best Tools to Improve Your business? Leadership

Managing Directors for CTD, Brenda Hampel and Erika Lamont recently presented a program to the Denver Colorado Chamber of Commerce on Leadership. It was a packed house!

Read the article here.

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Emotional Intelligence: Data Show it’s a Must-Have for Team Success

Emotional Intelligence: Data Show it’s a Must-Have for Team Success

“Take a look.”

The leader of an academic and technical group pointed Connect the Dots Managing Director Brenda Hampel to the work area of team members who had just participated in a session with her on emotional intelligence.

What she saw: small groups of team members talking...

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Culture Clash to Culture Connection: One Company’s Leadership Onboarding and Early Feedback Success Story

Culture Clash to Culture Connection: One Company’s Leadership Onboarding and Early Feedback Success Story

Many employers take half-measures or do nothing at all to help newly hired leaders adapt to the new company culture and their roles.

As a result, these leaders, from a cultural integration perspective, are largely left to sink or swim. Some will inevitably sink, and thus fail to...

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What Should You Consider When Selecting an Onboarding Solution? Here’s What One Company Did.

What Should You Consider When Selecting an Onboarding Solution? Here’s What One Company Did.

For the third straight year, HR leaders (47 percent) rank employee retention and turnover as the top workforce management challenge, according to the 2018 SHRM/...

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Coaching Employees Who Aren’t Team Players: A 4-Step Process

Coaching Employees Who Aren’t Team Players: A 4-Step Process

All leaders and managers will likely have direct reports who aren’t being team players. Not only is this a common team dynamic and performance problem, but it also can create greater damage than you might think. 

Employees who aren’t being team players serve as...

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The Underused Onboarding Strategy for Turning New Hires Into Raving Fans of Your Organization

The Underused Onboarding Strategy for Turning New Hires Into Raving Fans of Your Organization

When new hires join your organization, consciously or not, they are asking themselves, “Did I make the good decision?”

A great (and underused) way to convince them that they made a great decision is to make talent development a key component of a strategic, structured...

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