Embracing Failure as a Mentor: How it Impacts Your Employees

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Is there anything more counter-intuitive for most people than the idea of embracing failure? In this week’s story on Platinum Rules for Success, new contributor JeKnows Biz, discusses embracing failure and specifically, it’s impact on direct reports. For those in leadership roles, demonstrating the ability fail gracefully – make them, learn from them, and move…

The 8 Attributes of Potential Leaders

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In any business, it can be difficult for employers to identify potential leaders with the right mix of behavioral characteristics, attributes and experience. In addition to using objective tools like workplace behavioral assessments, employers can look for specific attributes linked to universally successful leadership. In this week’s story, executive coach Tammy Holyfield discusses the specific…

Strong Leaders Build Trust By Revealing Weakness

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In the modern business world, the definition of effective leadership is constantly evolving. However most experts agree, effective leadership is always dependent on your ability to establish and build trust. An absence of trust can lead to crippling problems: rapid employee turnover, an exaggerated fear of making mistakes and stifling internal tensions. In his inaugural…