Bill Schult

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Is Your Employee Development Broken? Here's How to Fix It.

Every few months, business leaders cross their fingers and wish for good news about the latest employee-engagement survey. This January, they were still disappointed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every few months, business leaders cross their fingers and wish for good …

12 Ways to Identify the Future Leaders of Your Company Right Now

You don't have to have a big HR budget, or even an HR team, to make this happen.<p>Let's face it: At the core of every successful company is a team of good leaders making good decisions.<p>When you set out to identify future leaders to move your company forward, do you know what to look for? Could you …

Five Traits That Separate Job Seekers Who Get Hired From Those Who Do Not (With Real-Life Examples)

Why do some job seekers land a role they love (and even get multiple offers along the way) while others do not? In my 10 years of coaching people on landing and thriving in their dream job, hundreds of career stories have passed through my radar, and there are lessons to be learned from others’ …

How To Use 360-Degree Feedback For Executive Coaching

<i>This post was co-written with Dr. Ben Dattner. Follow him at @bendattner.</i><p>Executive coaching has been on the rise for decades as a strategic investment in human capital. When well-designed and delivered, coaching has been found to be one of the most effective approaches for developing senior leaders …

Science Says This Will Make You a Master Negotiator

More than a decade has passed, and I could still kick myself.<p>I failed to negotiate for the first job I took after business school. Fear of what would happen if I pushed for more than what was offered got the best of me. That decision had far-reaching effects that negatively impacted my salary for …

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Want to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence?

Can managers and other employees develop emotional intelligence? While some researchers believe that emotional intelligence is an inborn …

You Actually Can Teach Employees How To Have A Great Attitude

Teaching attitude is something that a lot of leaders give up on before they even try. They say “Pat just is the way he is. He’s a little cranky, and he’s a little sarcastic, but I can’t do much about that.” But when you look at great leaders, they do teach attitude, and so can you.<p>The first step is …