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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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How To Prevent Your Business From Becoming a Revolving Door

How To Prevent Your Business From Becoming a Revolving Door

Think of it as the golden rule of business: be good to your employees and they’ll be good to you - and to your organization.Unfortunately many companies fail to understand what it really means to truly develop talent. And it’s not for lack of trying. In fact, it’s...

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7 Easy Steps to Developing An Effective Mentoring Program

7 Easy Steps to Developing An Effective Mentoring Program

Recently there has been much discussion around mentoring programs as one key component to developing high potentials. Yet, my belief is that every employee deserves a mentor in the organization because mentor programs provide a support system and a connection to the...

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Interacting with Stakeholders: Thinking Traps

Interacting with Stakeholders: Thinking Traps

Stakeholders are essentially the lifeblood of a company. A stakeholder is any organization or person that will be affected by the decisions made within a company and therefore holds a “stake” in the business’ success. They will share their experience, knowledge and...

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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.