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    Cookies, Staplers, and Intentional Design: On-boarding Done Right (Part 3 of 3)

    Posted by Steve Black on Sep 26, 2019 8:37:37 AM

    On-boarding CANNOT end on day One. There are too many opportunities for a new hire to stumble and ultimately lose their Day One excitement. HR MUST take the lead in ensuring a new hire’s transition is successful and that obstacles are removed. 

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    Topics: Takeaways, culture, onboarding, Growing, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019

    Cookies, Staplers, and Intentional Design: On-boarding Done Right (Part 2 of 3)

    Posted by Steve Black on Sep 25, 2019 8:16:28 AM

    In my previous article, I shared the importance of a high-quality on-boarding program. When a company risks 20% turnover within the first 90 days of employment, successful on-boarding is not just a nicety; it is a necessity!

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    Topics: Takeaways, culture, onboarding, Growing, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019

    Cookies, Staplers, and Intentional Design: On-boarding Done Right (Part 1 of 3)

    Posted by Steve Black on Sep 24, 2019 8:37:18 AM

    20%. The percentage of employees who resign within their first 90 days of employment (G&A Partners, "The First 90 Days Are 'Make or Break'").

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    Topics: Takeaways, culture, onboarding, Growing, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019

    Ryan Hawk Interviews Our Founders In A LIVE Recording Of The Learning Leader Show

    Posted by Nicole Kelly on Sep 18, 2019 2:58:19 PM

    On September 10th we hosted over 100 business professionals from across the region for a LIVE  recording of The Learning Leader Show.  Ryan Hawk interviewed our founders, Doug Meyer & Dave Brixey, to get a true look into the makings of our amazing firm.

    Here are some of the topics discussed and pictures from the night!

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    Topics: brixey and meyer, dayton, Ryan Hawk, Learning Leader, Leader, Leadership Advisory, Success, Wisdom

    Ryan Hawk Interviews CoverMyMeds Executives, Matt Scantland & Vicki Muscarella

    Posted by Nicole Kelly on Jul 30, 2019 8:51:10 AM

    On June 19th, our team member Ryan Hawk, host of The Learning Leader Show, interviewed top CoverMyMeds executives, Matt Scantland & Vicki Muscarella. This engaging discussion was taped live in front of many business leaders in the Columbus area.

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    Topics: brixey and meyer, Ryan Hawk, Learning Leader, Leader, Leadership Advisory, columbus, Success, Wisdom

    Micro-Interactions: Small Actions With Huge Results

    Posted by Steve Black on Jul 15, 2019 10:45:09 AM

    A casual glance at a cell phone while talking with a co-worker. Saying hello to a passer-by while walking to the copy machine. Interrupting someone just to say what is on your mind. Stopping to greet the front desk receptionist. 

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    Topics: Takeaways, culture, Growing, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019, Micro-Interactions

    How To Build Confidence Like Beyonce, When To Make A Job Change, & How To Ask The Right Questions

    Posted by Ryan Hawk on Jun 21, 2019 10:53:31 AM

    "You are the sum of your experiences, the people you meet, and the books you read."

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    Topics: brixey and meyer, Ryan Hawk, Learning Leader, Leader, Leadership Advisory, Success, Wisdom

    Lattice Work: Building Structures That Support Strong Cultures

    Posted by Steve Black on Jun 18, 2019 9:51:35 AM

    In my front yard, a beautiful flowering vine grows. Each spring, it peaks out of the ground and within weeks, it covers a section of a flowerbed. Unfortunately, without proper direction and intentional scaffolding, it overshadows other plants, which experience stunted growth and premature death. The laws of gravity do not have mercy on the covered plants as the unattended vine continues its horizontal crawl. Unintentional damage and destruction take place not because the vine intends to do so. Rather, it is a by-product of growth and a lack of care by the gardener (me).

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    Topics: Takeaways, culture, Growing, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019

    Building Healthy Habits - How They Impact Your Work & Overall Well-being

    Posted by Brad Miller on May 1, 2019 10:33:59 AM

    Let me preface this by saying I am certainly not the healthiest person in the world. I have always tried to make reasonable diet decisions and get out to get some exercise. However, things such as kids, long work days and stress tend to get in the way. I want to share some recent changes I made and how pervasive those have been to my happiness at work, productivity and overall well-being in other areas of my life.

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    Topics: Takeaways, Growth, health, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019, Active Lifestyle, Habits

    Trust... the Ultimate Competitive Advantage

    Posted by Steve Black on Mar 29, 2019 9:56:25 AM

    I do not fully trust my children. Now, before you recoil in outrage, hear me out. There are somethings where they have or will gain my trust, but there are some areas of life where I do not trust them and for good reason.

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    Topics: Takeaways, Human Resources, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019, Trust

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