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Hiring Talented Employees & Building Effective Teams – Training with Alicia Marie

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Live on Zoom Friday, December 04, 2020 11:00 am – 3:00 pm CST About the Training The intention of this training is to identify a strategy for building your team, as well as a viable process for identifying and retaining talent. Participants will walk away with a new and empowering perspective on hiring and building […]

Behavioral & Values Assessment Training with Alicia Marie

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Live on Zoom Friday, November 13, 2020 11:00 am – 01:30 pm CST About the Training This Zoom training will help you understand the purpose of behavioral (DISC) and values (PIAV) assessments, and how to use them.  Behavior is what and how we do something, and values are why we do them. Participants learn about […]

Keys to Engagement: Leading Virtual Meetings

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As a leader, there is an increasing need for developing your ability to facilitate virtual meetings. We have virtual teams, travel, and a mobile workforce unlike any time in our history. There are, of course, special challenges that come with leading a virtual meeting: People can feel disconnected from others in the group. The feeling […]

Candor: Tell it like it is, or pay the price.

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Through my work, and with numerous client projects over the last 20 years, I have witnessed and identified many admirable leadership qualities. However, in my experience, the ability to model and utilize candor is the behavior that best predicts high performing teams, and the single most important success factor in transformation and change. Leaders that […]

5 Key Factors of Successful Performance and Talent Management

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Organizational Consultant, Deborah Huyer, shares the five key factors that successful companies do well around performance and talent management: Plan for success – anticipate growth and required resources well in advance of need so that they have the talent in place, when needed, to deliver on opportunities. Hire right the first time – take the […]

Feel Stuck? Alicia Marie Discusses Breaking the Pattern

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What do you do when you feel stuck or out of control? Not being in tune with, and aware of, the power of your emotions could be at cause. Alicia Marie, Founder and Managing Director of People Biz, Inc., talks with Elin Barton of Ready, Set, Grit about one of the key indicators of success […]

Team Building: Millennials love it!

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Of the generational categories, the majority of my clients range from Gen X to Baby Boomer. I have to smile to myself when my clients mention their frustration with their millennial employees. Throughout history has any generation every understood the generations that followed? Millennials are entering the workforce in droves, and yes, they will soon […]

Factor X: The Missing Part of the Formula for Success Might Be YOU!

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  Time and again, I see this struggle. A savvy business owner who seemingly has the perfect formula for success.  They work hard, manage their finances well, surround themselves with talented people, understands strategy, builds their team, focuses on efficiencies  and has a solid marketing plan, yet still somehow the business is still struggling. A […]

Leadership: The Leap from Manager to Leader

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The majority of our clients come to us for growth and development when they are in a big transition. Maybe they just started with a new company, launched a business, or have a fast-growing business with all the growing pains that accompany it. Maybe they are looking to retire, or have just entered the workforce. […]

Employee Engagement: Satisfaction Is Not Enough

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Have you been trying to keep your employees happy, in an attempt to keep them engaged? Equally as important, do you suspect unsatisfied employees aren’t engaged?  Think again… Engagement can create satisfaction, but satisfaction doesn’t guarantee engagement.  In other words, you can have a completely happy & satisfied employee who is NOT engaged. Why is […]