Lessons in Leadership

From hiring the best, to developing and retaining your talent, read our latest to accelerate you and your team’s leadership potential.
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Screw up the Hiring Process

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Screw up the Hiring Process

Entrepreneurial teams -- if they’ve done their jobs well -- will eventually need to start hiring a team. This period of initial expansion is full of growing pains, and there are some common pitfalls that young companies face when hiring their first employees. If your...

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How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

Workplace conflicts affect more than just productivity and morale. A few years ago the publishers of the Myer-Briggs Assessment published a study on workplace conflict that attempted to quantify just how expensive conflict can be. According to the report, employees in...

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Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning

Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning

Over the next five to 10 years, scores of small businesses will be sold or closed. If you have not identified your successor (internally or externally) at least three years before you want to exit, you're at risk of not being able to retire at the age you had wished....

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Revamp Your Approach to Monthly  One-to-One Meetings

Revamp Your Approach to Monthly One-to-One Meetings

When it comes to improving employee development and performance, enough can’t be said about the effectiveness of regular meetings. If as a manager, you’re not checking in regularly with employees to track their progress, you can’t expect members of your team to...

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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.