10 Archived posts matching:"professional development”

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    #appreciateyou: Who Are You Most Grateful for in Your Career?

    November is National Gratitude Month and while appreciation is certainly celebrated on Thanksgiving, the sentiment shouldn’t be reserved for a single holiday or even a month. In fact, research has proven that there are numerous benefits to practicing gratitude. Expressing your appreciation improves well-being, reduces stress, and helps build resilience. Research also suggests that practicing […]

    • Company Culture
    • November 4, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Unlock Your Growth Potential in Just 9.6 Minutes a Day

    Have you ever heard of the expression, Rome wasn’t built in a day? The adage suggests that greatness takes time. And several behavior experts agree that this theory isn’t only true, but it may also be the key to unlocking your growth potential. According to the author of “Atomic Habits,” James Clear, personal and professional growth […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 31, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Are Learning Organizations the Key to Keeping Talent? Here’s What You Had to Say

    For brands to catch fire, companies rely on talent, marketing, and technology as kindling. The pandemic was an accelerant — fast-tracking trends, compressing timelines, and requiring skills of the future, now. Keeping competency current and being proactively prepared for what’s next has never been more important. To build on Albert Einstein’s quote: “Once you stop […]

    • ForceBrands
    • January 23, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Motivation at Work: Here’s How We’re Goal-Setting in 2022

    We kicked off the year by asking our Start It Sunday community how they’re approaching work in the new year. Start It Sunday — our initiative designed to empower you to take charge of your career — is all about motivating, after all. More than half of our survey’s respondents (56 percent) reported that they’re […]

    • Career Advice
    • January 16, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    What Do Employees Want Most From Their Jobs? Here’s What You Had to Say

    How are employees feeling amid the pandemic? Through a series of LinkedIn polls, we set out to find some answers. As it turns out, there are a lot of changes happening in the workforce, particularly when it comes to the demands of employees. With unemployment numbers shrinking, employees are in the driver’s seat in this […]

    • ForceBrands
    • November 16, 2021
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    4 Unique Programs to Elevate Your Professional Development Journey

    Professional development is a broad topic that spans many industries and seniority levels. From entry-level employees to executives with years of experience, there is always something new to learn. Professional development programs aim to expand knowledge and sharpen skill sets, ultimately helping employees take their careers to the next level. Many companies think that the […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 16, 2021
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Laura Garnett Answers Your Most Challenging Career Questions

    As part of our Start It Sunday series, a professional development campaign designed to motivate you for the week ahead, we caught up again with performance strategist and TedX speaker Laura Garnett. Author of “The Genius Habit,” Garnett works with CEOs and executives to help them identify their unique geniuses. And now, we’re checking in […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 26, 2020
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    How to Find Your Inner Genius with Performance Strategist Laura Garnett

    Finding a fulfilling career is challenging. Doing so in a global health crisis can seem like an impossible feat. As part of our Start It Sunday series, a professional development campaign designed to motivate you for the week ahead, we caught up with performance strategist and TedX speaker Laura Garnett. Author of “The Genius Habit,” […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 12, 2020
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    What Employers Get Wrong About Professional Development

    One-size-fits-all — a description that applies to rain ponchos, winter hats, and headphones. But professional development? There’s no singular way to properly classify professional development as the subject is complex and varies by team, company, and industry. Developing a professional development plan that best benefits your employees requires an awareness of your organization and its […]

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    How to Take Charge of Your Professional Development in 2020

    The workplace is a revolving door of ideas on how to attract, retain, and engage employees to help drive the success of a business. In today’s modern workforce that’s influenced by technology (both beneficial and distracting), the idea of professional development has continued to morph into activities that take the employee out of their “work […]