Sustaining a Consistent Performance Over Time by Becoming Resilient

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  By Susan Cain, Ed.D. The Corporate Learning Institute Developing the resilience to rebound and even “bounce back” from setbacks or discouraging events at work is a critical ability. This two-minute read will help you with becoming resilient and build and sustain your creative best. It will change your ability to: Stay calm in the moment and rebound quickly from …

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Four Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know

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Four Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know  Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D | Corporate Learning Institute   Becoming a new manager catches many unaware of the new expectations for their role.  Recent data suggests that up to 60% of frontline managers fail within the first two years in their role. 26% felt they were not ready for …

Dr. Susan CainFour Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know

Communication with Difficult Coworkers

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Communication with Difficult Coworkers Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D | Corporate Learning Institute Creating your own work-around plan for managing difficult coworkers can be made a whole lot easier by considering that relationships are fluid, dynamic processes that change over time. Dorie Clark at Forbes looks at ways to handle problematic workplace relationships. Key learnings: It is possible to change …

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10 Tips for Building Your Network at Work

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10 Tips for Building Your Network at Work Increase your effectiveness at work by following our ten tips to intentionally build your network at work. Be tactical Create an expectation that you will add a certain number of people to your network each quarter.  In fact, think about creating separate network of people for different needs you have: people who …

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How to Be an Effective Delegator

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Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D | Corporate Learning Institute Being an effective delegator is about letting go of control AND assuring that the job will get done by someone else. To be a more effective delegator, take the self-assessment below: Delegation Self-Assessment This evaluation instrument will assist you in discovering any attitudes you may have which may be hindering your …

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Trello: Organize Anything, Together

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Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D, Taylor Viering & Molly Fogel | Corporate Learning Institute Trello is an online organizational tool readily available to anyone. It’s easy to use, flexible, efficient, and, best of all, absolutely free. Cards Trello uses a three tier system to keep track of your projects. There are boards, lists, and cards. On each board you create, …

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From Setback to Success: Failure is Never Final

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Failure is never a final outcome.  So, how do you turn a setback into success? If a setback happens to you, what exactly should you do? Famous Setbacks Monty Roberts, the famous “Horse Whisperer,” developed a revolutionary process to train horses in less time and without abuse. He was ushered into a billion-dollar partnership in a thoroughbred racehorse business with …

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Getting Good at Getting Good: The Unwritten Rules for Developing Young Professionals

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Getting Good at Getting Good:  The Unwritten Rules for Developing Young Professionals Dr. Susan Cain, Ed.D. | Corporate Learning Institute Think about cultivating your career like you would a garden. Start with deciding what you want to grow, then choose opportunities wisely. I wish I had known about a few “basics” before I became a “senior” in my own career …

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The Outcome Thinking Model

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Outcome Thinking Outcome Thinking is a thought-action process used by high performers to manage successfully. It is a combination of thinking differently to act differently to achieve superior results. The Outcome Thinking Model is comprised of 4 distinct steps: Desired Outcome – a positive statement which identifies specifically what is needed, along with the expected benefits to the organization. Clarity …

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Learning to Lead Tip of the Day

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  Becoming a leader in your organization will mean learning new ways of applying common-sense skills that you are already familiar with, as well as new skills that may seem strange to you at first. The Leadership Challenge is a great book to start with.   About The Leadership Challenge Authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner are co-authors of The …

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