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New Insights Article: Conflict Management: A Necessary Leadership Skill

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:43
by Bruce McEwan, CPCU

Effective leadership requires many skills. In any organization, conflict exists—and leaders need to manage that conflict for the benefit of the organization. This article asserts that leaders can fulfill the role of conflict manager through the use of mediation skills, and it provides a guide for them to develop solid conflict management skills.

The Magic of Mindset

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 15:18
by Richard Gehres, CPCU, MBA and Laura Weinreb, CPCU, SPHR

Decades of research show that a person’s default attitude is oriented towards either a growth mindset (achieving goals via learning and discovery) or a fixed mindset (geared to achievements within boundaries).  The mindset each person adopts will affect life results – empowering accomplishments or constricting advances.  Fortunately, everyone has the power to recognize an instinctive mindset and, if needed, modify it towards the one they need in order to better realize personal potential.  Likewise, each organization has a collective mindset that can also be recognized and optimized.  The r

New Insights Article: Leadership Lessons From 14,000 Feet: Inspiration From Skydiving in Hawaii

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:42
by Jackie Little

Being a leader takes courage, commitment, confidence, and creativity. While some individuals are naturally more gifted than others, great leadership is learned and takes hard work. This
learning can occur in the most unexpected ways. One excerpt in my personal journey as a leader was inspired by a dream vacation and my first skydive.

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New Insights Article: Conflict Management: A Necessary Leadership Skill

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:43
by Bruce McEwan, CPCU

Effective leadership requires many skills. In any organization, conflict exists—and leaders need to manage that conflict for the benefit of the organization. This article asserts that leaders can fulfill the role of conflict manager through the use of mediation skills, and it provides a guide for them to develop solid conflict management skills.

The Magic of Mindset

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 15:18
by Richard Gehres, CPCU, MBA and Laura Weinreb, CPCU, SPHR

Decades of research show that a person’s default attitude is oriented towards either a growth mindset (achieving goals via learning and discovery) or a fixed mindset (geared to achievements within boundaries).  The mindset each person adopts will affect life results – empowering accomplishments or constricting advances.  Fortunately, everyone has the power to recognize an instinctive mindset and, if needed, modify it towards the one they need in order to better realize personal potential.  Likewise, each organization has a collective mindset that can also be recognized and optimized.  The r

New Insights Article: Leadership Lessons From 14,000 Feet: Inspiration From Skydiving in Hawaii

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:42
by Jackie Little

Being a leader takes courage, commitment, confidence, and creativity. While some individuals are naturally more gifted than others, great leadership is learned and takes hard work. This
learning can occur in the most unexpected ways. One excerpt in my personal journey as a leader was inspired by a dream vacation and my first skydive.

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