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Core Shines a Light: Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs

  First Impressions Count! Employee engagement starts BEFORE day one. We recently dropped in on the folks at Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs to learn more about what they’re doing to support employee onboarding. New employee Kate Caldwell sat down with us to share what Donna Salyers’ is doing right. Soon afterRead More…

6 New Leaders Emerge in Greater Cincinnati Region

Six emerging leaders from companies in the Greater Cincinnati/NKY region have graduated from the 9-month Core Growth leadership development program. A graduation luncheon was held last week at The Art of Entertaining in O’Bryonville, where both class participants and their company sponsors came together to celebrate the commencement. The firstRead More…

The Critical Role of a Manager in the Evolution of Performance Management

Performance management. Evaluations. Ratings. Individual development plans. Career paths. Total rewards. These are more than just buzzwords in the lives of HR professionals. They are an integral part of our day and of the value we create for the business units we serve. We often discuss the key role managersRead More…

Stop to smell the roses (literally)

We all get caught up in today’s pace. It’s a constant hustle and bustle. In many ways, this pace has brought about advantages for our companies. We’re pushing boundaries, innovating new and better ways of doing things, producing to higher standards. However, there are also clearly some drawbacks. Unfortunately manyRead More…

Need to grow future leaders? Mentor AND Advocate!

There’s a lot of talk these days about mentoring, and for good reason. Ask yourself this question, “How have I developed my leadership skills and/or gotten to the point I’m at in my career?” I venture to bet at least one primary factor has been either a formal or informalRead More…

Leading a Virtual Team: Part 4 of 4

Well, we’ve made it to the last post of our 4-part series on “Leading a Virtual Team.” Below are links to the first three posts if you’d like to catch up on the discussion: Connect and build relationships Establish a consistent leadership presence Perfect team communications Acquire & Develop theRead More…

Leading a Virtual Team: Part 3 of 4

Note: This is the third post in a 4-part series on Leading a Virtual Team. I’ve listed links below to the other three posts: Part 1: Connect & Build Relationships  Part 2: Establish a Consistent Leadership Presence Part 4: Acquire and Develop the “Right” Talent Part 3: Perfect Team CommunicationsRead More…

Core: The central, innermost, or most essential part of anything. ----- Dictionary.com