Succession Planning: Building your Bullpen

Like in the Major Leagues, local chapter leaders begin to assess their “bench strength” in late July – early August while they make their final push for the year and plan for the next. Continue reading Succession Planning: Building your Bullpen


Executive Presence – Appearance Matters

When you think about the characteristics that help individuals become leaders in their chosen profession, you most likely consider positive traits such as hard work, setting goals, and furthering education as essential to achieving a successful career path. While these skills are certainly necessary, a recent study by the non-profit Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) indicates that having an “executive presence” may be an even … Continue reading Executive Presence – Appearance Matters

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Leaderships Skills Required for Young Entrepreneurs

As the saying goes, not everyone is born a leader. Why do young professionals let that deter them from seeking management roles or starting their own business? Just because you need to improve on certain leadership traits doesn’t mean you weren’t cut out for it. Developing the skills necessary to be a leader – a good leader – takes patience, time and lots of practice no matter who you are. Continue reading “Leaderships Skills Required for Young Entrepreneurs”