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DNA of High Potential Employees

DNA of High Potential Employees

I recently worked with an insurance executive and business owner who had a receptionist who demonstrated many high potential behaviors. Within six months he had a career development discussion with her and found that she was interested in doing the accounting for the...

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3 Leadership Benefits of Self-Reflection

3 Leadership Benefits of Self-Reflection

As a leader you evaluate and coach your team members to improve productivity and reach a higher potential.  But do you take time to evaluate yourself through self-reflection? Self-reflection allows for an increased awareness of problematic performance traits and the...

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The Secrets to Managing Up

The Secrets to Managing Up

Frequently when conducting team building exercises, team members will demonstrate how much confidence they have in their company and the respect they hold for their organization and manager. Those employees who have the confidence and respect for their company, as...

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Eliminating Common Barriers to Performance Reviews

Eliminating Common Barriers to Performance Reviews

Did you know that there are a lot of companies out there that don’t have performance reviews? I have discovered this when talking to both clients and prospects in both small and mid-sized companies. So what are their excuses?Lack of timeInadequate trainingPoor...

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Top 5 Benefits of Internal Mentoring

Top 5 Benefits of Internal Mentoring

Mentoring is a terrific method to utilize when developing a new employee, or teaching new skills to an already valuable employee. Mentoring can be a very informal relationship, yet many companies adopt a more formal approach to mentoring and create a structured...

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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.