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Succession Planning Roadblocks

Succession Planning Roadblocks

As of late 2020 baby boomers own over 2 million businesses employing more than 25 million people in the United States. Many will be retiring or selling their businesses in the next few years and for some of these business owners the transaction will be a success....

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Leadership Development: More Than Skills

Leadership Development: More Than Skills

In my book, Replaceable, An Obsession with Succession Planning one of the most important aspects to succession planning is identifying high potentials in your organization and developing them for future leadership roles. Frederic Funck describes the four quadrants of...

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How Are You Stemming the Tide of the Great Resignation?

How Are You Stemming the Tide of the Great Resignation?

If you are a leader and managing a team you have probably been affected by the Great Resignation. Close to 24 million workers have quit their jobs since April 2021. S. Chris Edmonds recently explored what employees need from their work and how managers should adapt to...

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Get Results Using This One Competency

Get Results Using This One Competency

In a recent Forbes article, Vitaly Alexandrov sites three leadership traits that drive results for leaders. While these traits are important for leaders to have, I have found many leaders to be lacking in at least one other critical competency, coaching. In fact the...

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Just in Time Coaching to Praise and Develop

Just in Time Coaching to Praise and Develop

Unlike scheduled 1-1 coaching meetings, coaching in the moment is not scheduled and occurs when you, as manager, observe an opportunity for an employee to be coached.  It is often spontaneous which requires you to be confident in your coaching skills. Coaching in the...

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Beth Armknecht Miller’s passion for learning and dedication to bringing out the best in others are strands woven throughout her career and are found in her work with Executive Velocity, a top talent and leadership development advisory firm.