Time Management Skills for Busy Leaders

By Susan Cullen on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Our world, both online and offline, seems to be moving at lightening speed these days with no signs of slowing down.

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5 Habits of Highly Unproductive People

By Susan Cullen on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 01:09 PM

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:

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How Leadership Training Provides a Competitive Edge

By Susan Cullen on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Competitive advantage occurs when an organization acquires or develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. - Wikipedia

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5 Brilliant Leadership Blogs to Help Build High-Performance Teams

By Susan Cullen on Thu, May 08, 2014 @ 08:58 AM

Last week I commented on an important LinkedIn article from marketing and management executive, John White.  White offered some great tips for business leaders—new and veteran. But his post’s last line, a quote from football legend Vince Lombardi, is maybe the most valuable:

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Leadership Training - 7 Essential Skills Leaders Need Today

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 @ 11:22 AM


People respect leaders, and the inspiration they generate. Despite the massive shifts in today's business plan, one key success factor remains con
stant: leadership. Unlocking the leadership potential of your employees will drive your company to leadership in its industry. According to the Association of Talent Development, organizations spend an average of $1,229 per employee on learning.  The majority of those dollars are spent on Leadership Training.  To maximize the return on your learning investment for leaders, we've identified the 7 most essential skills leaders need to be adept at in today's world, as follows:

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Innovative Leadership

By Susan Cullen on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 @ 07:49 AM

Studies have shown that corporate culture is the most significant element of innovation.  Your leaders are the key elements in the creation of that culture.  All the money in the world and all the R&D resources in the world won't make as big an impact as your leaders will.  But creating a more innovative culture isn't easy to do because by nature, human beings are resistant to change.

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Innovative Leadership Quotes - Part 2

By Susan Cullen on Sun, Sep 15, 2013 @ 08:06 PM

"Most of us understand that innovation is enormously important. It's the only insurance against irrelevance. It's the only guarantee of long-term customer loyalty. It's the only strategy for out-performing a dismal economy." - Gary Hamel

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Innovative Leadership Quotes - Part 1

By Susan Cullen on Fri, Sep 06, 2013 @ 01:07 PM

"Capital isn't so important in business. Experience isn't so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you an do with your business and your life." - Harvey Firestone

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5 Skills of Innovative Leadership

By Kathie Dorus on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:58 AM

To understand what innovative leadership is you have to first understand what innovation is all about. Innovation is the introduction of something new:  a new idea, method or product. There are two types of innovation: exploratory which consists of creating new ideas and then there is exploitative which means changing and improving ideas that you already have.

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Building Trust as a Manager

By Susan Cullen on Wed, Aug 14, 2013 @ 09:08 AM

The most effective leaders know the impact of trust in the workplace.  It can impact the quality of relationships, conversations, work projects and productivity. If you want to build trust in your team, the most important factor is to communicate clearly. Below is a list of tips on how to improve the trust in your team:

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