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What work and social environments, personal attributes and characteristics are conducive to developing creative performance and innovation? If creativity and motivation to be innovative can be assessed and measured, how does that affect talent management practices? What does it take to create an innovative culture and the related talent management practices that make continuous improvement part of your every day way of doing business.

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3 Steps to Defining Your Corporate Values

Blog | Author: Halley Bock, CEO & President, Fierce, Inc. | Source: HCI | Published: July 2, 2014

Defining your company’s corporate values can seem like a daunting task given its importance in setting your corporate culture. After all, your culture determines how your employees will achieve all those lofty goals you made. While it isn’t an exercise to be taken lightly, it doesn’t need to be weighed down in process. Follow these 3 steps to uncover your values while fully engaging your team.

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Leadership Leverage: When Does Day-to-day Leadership Really Matter?

Blog | Author: Amanda Young Hickman, Founding Partner, Insight Experience | Source: HCI | Published: June 23, 2014

Everyone who studies or teaches or practices leadership knows that leaders make a profound difference in moments of crisis; in periods of intense change; in the early stages of an effort; in reinvigorating an initiative that has stalled.   These are moments that call for extraordinary leadership, under what we would call extraordinary circumstances.  There is a lot of attention paid to leaders who step into extraordinary challenges.  Less attention is paid to the day-to-day leadership moments, which simply because of their frequency, can have an enormous impact on whether a leader or an organization is successful.

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Do Your Employees have Permission to Fail?

Article | Author: Lior Arussy, President, Strativity Group | Published: June 23, 2014
In Excellence Every Day, Strativity Group’s Lior Arussy demonstrates that a company's success is the direct consequence of the many choices its people make daily. His inspired (and inspiring) remedy is the "Daily Choice," a ... Read more