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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.

Compelling Conversations: Influencing Positively in the Workplace

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 14:47
by Kathleen Winsor-Games

This article is based off of the 2017 CPCU Society Leadership Summit session of the same name.

Do you know how to ask for (and get) what you need in the workplace? Whether you are a C-suite executive, the leader of a dispersed team or a solo contributor seeking your first management role, your influencing skills matter.

Have you ever been baffled by the communication style of a boss, staff member or customer? How well do you understand the motivations, pace, communication style, and decision-making process of others?

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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.

Compelling Conversations: Influencing Positively in the Workplace

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 14:47
by Kathleen Winsor-Games

This article is based off of the 2017 CPCU Society Leadership Summit session of the same name.

Do you know how to ask for (and get) what you need in the workplace? Whether you are a C-suite executive, the leader of a dispersed team or a solo contributor seeking your first management role, your influencing skills matter.

Have you ever been baffled by the communication style of a boss, staff member or customer? How well do you understand the motivations, pace, communication style, and decision-making process of others?

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