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The Dark Side of Charisma

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Dec 6, 2012 1:00:00 AM

Most people think charisma is as vital to leadership as it is to rock stars or TV presenters and, unfortunately, they are right. In the era of multimedia politics, leadership is commonly downgraded to just another form of entertainment and charisma is indispensable for keeping the audience engaged. However, the short-term benefits of charisma are often neutralized by its long-term consequences. In fact, there are big reasons for resisting charisma:

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Topics: Communication Skill, Leadership Skill Improvement

Five Secrets of Charismatic Leadership

Posted by Dong Dao on Oct 17, 2012 9:29:00 AM

Displaying charismatic leadership is one of the most effective ways to boost everything from motivation and creativity to productivity and plain old satisfaction. Whether it stems from low morale at the office, high anxiety at home, or a lack of clear direction from the top, far too many employees feel like they're stuck in a boat without a paddle. It's the manager's job to get those employees rowing again. But what if you fall somewhere between Ben Stein and Alan Greenspan on the charisma scale?

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Topics: Communication Skill, Leadership Skill Improvement

When 2 Employees Hate Each Other: 6 Tips for Managing Coworker Conflict

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Sep 24, 2012 9:06:00 AM

Contrary to the popular phrase “Ignorance is bliss,” it’s not – especially if you’re the manager of two workers who genuinely don’t get along. When 2 employees hate each other, their animosity can turn a healthy working environment into a cancer ward. Coworker conflictwill always come up; you can’t be everyone’s best friend. But you need to be civil and able to work together. The longer the dislike endures, the more it’s likely hurting their productivity and that of those around them. Sooner or later, it needs to change and be remedied.

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Topics: Communication Skill, Workplace Management, Training and Development in Business, Team Management

5 Tips for Creating a Team Building Culture at Work

Posted by Shekhar Bhusannavar on Sep 18, 2012 11:35:00 AM

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Topics: Communication Skill, Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement, Team Management, Employee Retention

3 Steps to Help Your Managers Prepare for Difficult Conversations

Posted by Huyen Nguyen on Sep 17, 2012 3:21:00 PM

During times of budget challenges and uncertainty, supervisors might be experiencing an increase in the number of difficult conversations with their staff. These could include delivering bad news about an employee’s job, informing staff about work restructuring, or discussing other complicated and stressful work situations.

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Topics: Communication Skill, Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement, Team Management

Profiles International Vietnam to Speak at CanCham's September Breakfast Club

Posted by Nguyen Ngoc Diem on Sep 17, 2012 9:36:00 AM

Mr Rick Yvanovich - National Director of Profiles International Vietnam is going to speak at CanCham's September Breakfast Club entitled “Hour of Power of Five” on September 19 2012.

In this section, Mr Rick Yvanovich is to present for 5 minutes about the topic "5 Critical Management Derailers: Symptoms and Remedies" which includes 5 main headings :

    1. Poor Interpersonal and Communication Skills
    2. Inadequate Leadership Skills
    3. Resistant to Change
    4. Inability to Deliver The Unexpexted Result
    5. Inability to See Beyond Their Functional Silo
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Topics: Communication Skill, Leadership Skill Improvement

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