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Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

We are six months into the pandemic and many of us remain working from home. The interactions we have with our co-workers has probably become very predictable and routine. Yet stress and anxiety remain a daily reminder that we are still not back to normal. So how are...

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Avoid these 5 biases during performance appraisals

Avoid these 5 biases during performance appraisals

Recently I wrote about how to avoid bias when you are hiring new employees. Bias also affects performance appraisals and can severely impact employee engagement. In fact, bias may be one reason why only 14% of employees strongly agree that their performance reviews...

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Assessing Potential Leaders

Assessing Potential Leaders

I am currently writing a book on succession planning, and in it I explore the difference between employee performance and potential. Many leaders make promotion decisions by reviewing an employee’s past performance, yet they neglect or minimize the importance of...

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Teams learning from each other

Teams learning from each other

The obvious benefit of a great team is that a team can accomplish much more than the sum of its members. When a team has the right people working together with the right culture and leadership, magic happens. Goals are accomplished in record time and results are...

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The Secrets of High Functioning Virtual Teams

The Secrets of High Functioning Virtual Teams

As many of us near six months of working virtually, it’s time to reflect on what has been working for our teams and what hasn’t. And, if you are leading a team, the more important question is “what role have you played in your team’s performance?” This article covers...

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Emotionally Intelligent Emails

Emotionally Intelligent Emails

In the work I do with leaders, communication is often a cornerstone competency that is focused on during coaching. Why? Because leaders who can communicate well will be able to forge lasting and trusting relationships. And let’s face it, leadership is about...

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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.