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5 Easy Steps to Balance Your Work Life

Remember that old tongue twister: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?Well, it turns out the woodchuck could probably chuck more wood if he/she would take breaks, get more sleep, spend more time with the family and just relax.Are you...

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How to be the Boss from Hell

How to be the Boss from Hell

I have to admit that I don’t run into many of these type of leaders in recent years. Perhaps it is a sign that leaders are:Not being promoted until they are prepared, no more Peter Principle?Are learning from the younger generations that command and control only works...

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Coaching vs. Mentoring: They aren’t the same

Coaching vs. Mentoring: They aren’t the same

When it comes to the development of your team playing the role of mentor and coach can be beneficial to their development.  These two terms are often used interchangeably yet they are different. So what makes them different? Mentoring Mentoring is much more hands on...

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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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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.