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Date registered: February 16, 2011

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  1. How to Remember Names — June 28, 2011
  2. How to Build a Championship Team — April 13, 2011
  3. How to be an Engaging Communicator — April 10, 2011
  4. Calming the Cranky — April 9, 2011
  5. Finding the Talent – Recruiting Best Practices in Trucking — April 8, 2011

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How to Remember Names

  Have you ever met someone and forgotten their names a few seconds later? If so, here are some Tips, Tricks, Tools, and Techniques to Remember Names with Greater Ease: Believe you can – ignore the self-talk (i.e. I’m terrible with names”). Pay attention – focus on the person you are meeting. Link name to …

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How to Build a Championship Team

Championship Team

There are many parallels between sports teams and the workplace. Championship teams and high-performing organizations are built when you align leadership practices, strategy, and culture. The story of the 1980 US men’s hockey team illustrates that alignment, which led to one of the greatest upsets in sports history – known today as the “Miracle on …

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How to be an Engaging Communicator

Think about 2 or 3 people who are engaging communicators. What makes them so engaging and effective? When we send a message to others, our words, voice, and body language are the three key components. When we are not congruent in our message, here’s what the listener takes in: Words = 7% Voice = 38% …

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Calming the Cranky

We’ve all come across those grouchy, ill-tempered, cranky people throughout our lives. Some of us might even be unfortunate enough encounter them on a daily basis. If you’re one of those people, here are a few things you can try to calm the cranky co-worker, spouse, customer, or whoever it may be:


Finding the Talent – Recruiting Best Practices in Trucking

Trucking Best Practics

The Transportation Industry plays a vital role in our country’s infrastructure and recovery. The U.S. economy depends on trucks to deliver nearly 70% of goods to households, businesses, and communities. To help in the growth and success of trucking companies, here are some best practices for recruiting top talent:


The Challenges of an Aging Population

Aging RN Workforce

Our healthcare system is facing unprecedented challenges caused by a nursing shortage, an aging Registered Nurse (RN) workforce, combined with the growing healthcare needs of the Baby Boomer generation (born 1946-1964). The Nursing Shortage According to Health Affairs, the nursing shortage in the U.S. is projected to reach 260,000 by 2025. Unlike previous nursing shortages …

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Starting Out in the Right Gear – Effective Onboarding in Trucking


An effective onboarding process is essential to keep the drivers you recruit. Close to 40% of new hires will have already decided within the first 72 hours whether or not they plan on staying. Consider the following as you evaluate your current new hire onboarding…  


Pensions, 401K, and IRAs – Oh My


HR Professionals today are often faced with a veritable “Babel” of retirement savings plan names/types. Variants for not for profit organizations proliferate. It almost takes a full-time Financial Planner to understand the many possibilities and pitfalls. Many employees expect HR Managers and Benefits Specialists to take them by the hand and lead them through the …

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