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What We Are Reading: “Creating an Emotionally Intelligent Warrior”

Research has shown that almost 90 percent of the competencies necessary for leadership success are social and emotional in nature, not technical skills as previously assumed. Brain imaging further demonstrates that the emotional and cognitive centers of the brain are far more integrated than previously thought. This has given credence to the concept of emotional…

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What We Are Reading: “The Empowered Employee is Coming; Is The World Ready?”

This interesting article on Forbes.com covers, at a “high-level”, the shifting employee landscape while focusing on engagement, talent development and the evolving technology, learning and performance improvement environments that exist. The talent attraction and retention needs of organizations underlie this discussion, but what ideas does it provoke in you?

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ERGs, Executive Transition & Succession Planning Engagements (Michael Negrón)

NEGRON Consulting was recently retained to several Executive Transition projects for organizations in Connecticut and Massachusetts, summarized as follows: Two (2) Affiliates of a National Nonprofit Historic Preservation Major Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (2 major hospitals and 1 university) For all of these projects, a member of NEGRON Consulting will facilitate a 3-phase executive transition process:…

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HR Management Presentations: Chinese Executive Delegation (Patricia Duarte)

On March 28, 2012, Patricia Duarte presented to an eleven-member (11) delegation of executive managers of The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited, a state-owned company in the People’s Republic of China and the largest insurer of casualty insurance. PICC P&C is the designated agent within the People’s Republic of China for most international…

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What We Are Reading: “DiversityInc: The Difference Between Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship”

We’ve often discussed mentoring in the past and the differences between coaching and mentoring as well, but DiversityInc Magazine took an additional approach.  They analyzed some of the basic differences between mentoring, coaching, and sponsorship. Depending on your organization’s available opportunities for development and growth, any one of these may be the right approach for…

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