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Corporate Training Tips
Topics: Leadership Development
Our world, both online and offline, seems to be moving at lightening speed these days with no signs of slowing down.
One of the biggest challenges many of us face is the difficulty of managing individual priorities when working with other team members. In past articles, the Quantum Learning team has shared effective strategies for both leaders and team members on time management and avoiding a constant state of Crisis. Since we’ve shared tips on how to manage time properly, we thought we would also share a list of indicators or habits that may raise some red flags. Here are our 5 Habits of Highly Unproductive People:
Let’s face it; our business world is a busy, fast-moving and noisy place where information is coming at us at an alarming rate all day long. As business professionals, we are constantly receiving a steady flow of emails, text messages, phone calls and voice mails. This incoming information can take the form of client leads, new product ideas, customer complaints and even in-house needs like staff management. Sometimes it’s enough to make our heads spin and our eyes cross.
Many people believe that only top level executives benefit from leadership training, but in reality, anyone who is going to lead a group or supervise another person can profit from training. Leadership training can help bring out the best in team members, particularly when leadership roles need to change within the team as the project progresses.
As a business professional, you may be under the impression that your business is running like a “well-oiled machine” and supervisors are up to par on everything they need to effectively manage team members. On the flip-side, many people in a leadership position also know that it takes a special skillset to lead others effectively. Most new managers actually feel very ill-equipped in their role as a new supervisor. Aside from these managers and supervisors stepping forward to request further training, there may be other telling factors within your company that indicate that it is time to consider options for advanced fundamental leadership training. Here are a few:
Competitive advantage occurs when an organization acquires or develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. - Wikipedia
Every industry—and in fact, most every company—has a unique set of needs when it comes to recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent. But across the board, employee development can be bolstered by a common support: mentoring.
We all know innovation is essential for driving business growth and helping to differentiate your organization from key competitors. But it’s not enough to simply talk about innovation, or urge employees to “think outside the box.”