Positive Leadership: Key to a Positive Workplace Culture

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Dr. Ryan Quinn, Associate Professor and Academic Director for the Project on Positive Leadership at the University of Louisville College of Business, is a positive leadership expert who challenges traditional leadership thinking. As the world becomes increasingly complex and divided, Dr. Quinn emphasizes that positive leadership is essential for fostering a thriving workplace culture. Drawing … Read more

Sell Your Value – 4 Reason’s HR’s Influence Matters


Human Resources (HR) plays a critical role in the success of any organization. As an HR professional, you are responsible for managing and developing the company’s most valuable asset: its people. To achieve this, HR professionals need to be influential in the organization, meaning that you need to have the ability to persuade others to … Read more

5 Tips to Huge Success in 2023


Have you made a New Year’s resolution and fresh goals to kick off the new year? Have you hit the reset button? Are you equipped to stick it out when the going gets tough? By mid-February, most people have abandoned their New Year’s resolution, losing their early momentum and disappointingly pushing their goals aside. I don’t … Read more

6 ways to fix your quiet quitting problem

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Quiet Quitting has become the new catchphrase on social media, in the news, and even in the hallways at work.  More and more, people are disconnected from the workplace. Quiet quitters represent the people who are not engaged in their jobs. They may meet basic expectations, but stop going above and beyond in their work. … Read more

The Ongoing Impact of Influence

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November 2022 marks the one-year anniversary of the release of my book, Influence. Looking back over this past year, I could never have imagined how important this work would be. I’ve had the privilege of inspiring thousands of leaders and HR professionals to grow into the person of influence they aspire to become.    I’ve had … Read more

Gratitude in Transition

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Looking out my window this morning, I’m watching the wind rustle the leaves to the ground. It’s fall. Typically, not my favorite season as the cold weather begins to set in. This year, I’ve been struck by the sheer beauty of this season. It’s given me a determination to stop and take a moment to … Read more

10 Ways to Effectively Lead in a Post-Pandemic Workplace

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Even in the best of times a leader’s job is challenging. But of course this isn’t the best of times. We’re continually forced to adapt and change faster than we’ve ever had to before.  Work-from-home or return-to-office? Hybrid or not? How we manage all of this will impact our ability to retain and attract top … Read more

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