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Becoming a Leader that People Want to Follow

By Jason Ingram One of the great debates about leadership centers on whether leaders are born or made. A 2012 study by Biola University in Los Angeles found that “the majority of researchers today believe that the origins of leadership go beyond genes and family to other sources. Work experiences, hardship, opportunity, education, role models, …

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More than Management: The Secret to Extraordinary Leadership

By Aoife Gorey We live in a results-based world. We’re judged by what we produce and what we contribute to our families, organizations, and communities. In recent years, there’s been a lot of focus on developing management skills, because we’re told that good management skills produce good results. Although this is not untrue, it’s not …

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Becoming a Person of Influence

The ability of a leader to engage leadership talent at every level of the organization is the real driver of success.  Employees with influence can lead up, down and across the organization which increases their value and offers a unique perspective. Please join Mark Fenner, President of Rise Performance Group, present John Maxwell’s leadership principles …

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Delta Rigging & Tools Implements Rise Performance Group Assessment Tool to Improve Sales Staff Hiring

DALLAS, May 22, 2013 – Delta Rigging & Tools, a Houston-based provider of rigging and lifting products, has standardized its sales hiring across multiple offices with a powerful job candidate assessment tool from Rise Performance Group. As a leader in lifting and rigging products and solutions targeted toward industrial segments such as oil and gas, …

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One Great Employee = Three Good Employees

Written By: Mark Fenner I was fortunate to hear Audrey Robertson, a Container Store vice president, talk last week about the Container Store’s Foundation Principles.  The Container Store has a great concept, a fantastic reputation as an extremely well-run organization and is continuously recognized locally and nationally as one of the best places to work. …

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Becoming a Person of Influence

The ability of a leader to engage leadership talent at every level of the organization is the real driver of success.  Employees with influence can lead up, down and across the organization which increases their value and offers a unique perspective. Please join Mark Fenner, President of Rise Performance Group, present John Maxwell’s leadership principles …

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Credit Union Chooses Rise Performance Group for Leadership Development, Job Candidate Assessments

DALLAS, April 29, 2013 – Amplify Federal Credit Union of Austin, Texas, is now using job candidate assessment tools and the CheckPoint 360 leadership training and development system from Rise Performance Group. Amplify is a $612 million credit union serving some 43,000 members. The 200-employee credit union, originally founded in 1967 to serve employees of …

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Dealing with Difficult Employees

Author: Debra Arseneaux-Stewart, MA, LPC. How many times have you needed to have a difficult conversation with a co-worker or employee, and you find any excuse you can to avoid the confrontation? Even highly assertive people can struggle with difficult conversations, especially when it is with a difficult person. Ironically, an old Proverb suggests “avoid …

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Be All in and Strive to be Better

Author: Steve Deighton For those of us who participated in physical competitive sports at some point in life, we were likely coached to go “all out” every play or risk physical injury. The reason being if the other player was exerting maximum effort and you were not, the result would likely end with you becoming …

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