Lessons in Leadership

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Don’t Lead Like An Ostrich – Seek the Truth

Don’t Lead Like An Ostrich – Seek the Truth

When you move up the corporate ladder, you discover that it is harder to find the real truth. Often, employees may not trust that their managers will back them up if they voice bad news or difficult information. They would rather keep their jobs by keeping their...

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Why Open Communication is Key To Start-Up Success

Why Open Communication is Key To Start-Up Success

There are a lot of different things that will shape your leadership style, from the type of industry you’re in, to your unique skills and talents. But one of the most important factors that should determine what you focus on as a leader is the size of your...

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Where is the Beef in Talent Management?

Where is the Beef in Talent Management?

So you think you and your company are great at developing and managing your employees? Really? So where’s the proof? I have had the opportunity over the past several months to interview some really smart and successful executives and business owners for a talent...

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Executive Presence – So What is it, Really?

Executive Presence – So What is it, Really?

I often hear the term, executive presence, used amongst senior executives when they are discussing employees and their potential to take on larger, more significant roles in an organization. And it always causes me to ask, what is your definition of executive...

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How to Have Fun in the Workplace AND Get Things Done

How to Have Fun in the Workplace AND Get Things Done

Last month I wrote about Silly Putty, so I thought I would follow on with fun in the workplace. It isn’t impossible. And leaders need to understand that not only can work be fun, it isn’t a “bad” word.“I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.” Thomas...

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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.