Author Archives for Jared Kligerman

28/ Oct

3 Strategies to Avoid Burnout & Get Back on Track

3 Strategies to Avoid Burnout & Get Back on Track

We’ve all been there. What was once exciting and novel slowly turns into the “daily grind” as we attempt to cope with the ever increasing pressure to achieve growth and strategic goals. We become so focused on metrics, we overlook the emotional and physical impact this may have on us. You may be burned out if: you dread going into work you have become cynical at work you have become impatient or irritable with others you lack the energy to be productive you feel disengaged or uninterested in your tasks... Read More >


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28/ Jul

Build Trust Within Your Team

Build Trust Within Your Team

Traditionally, there were a few leaders who held all the power, while followers executed the strategy created from the top. Flattening organizational structures have resulted in fewer boundaries between leaders and followers, and as a result, “leaders can no longer trust in power; instead, they rely on the power of trust” (Forbes). Additionally, to be successful in today’s business world, you need to be able to build and nurture relationships. Trust is the foundation upon which all relationships are based. Whether you are new to leadership or are starting with... Read More >


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2/ Feb

The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training

The Power of Relationships: ROI of Communication & Emotional Intelligence Training

Why should you care about emotional intelligence and developing relationships? Regardless of industry or company size, effective communication is the root to success. It is crucial to know how to construct what to say to shape and influence focused outcomes. Leadership responsibilities have expanded beyond metrics to include resolving conflict situations, peak performance motivation, and succession planning while leading in a diverse, challenging, and ever-changing environment. Not only do today’s leaders need to manage their own emotions, they are responsible for supporting the needs of their teams. They need to... Read More >


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1/ Oct

Distinguishing Between Y, Z, and Alpha: An Updated Look at the Youngest Generations

Distinguishing Between Y, Z, and Alpha: An Updated Look at the Youngest Generations

Just as we were getting used to Gen-Y, Gen-Z is already entering the workforce and Gen-Alpha is not far behind. What defines the youngest generations and how will they impact the workplace? We compare the characteristics of Gen-Y’s and -Z’s and highlight the differences, concluding with some predictions about Gen-Alpha, the oldest of who are 4 at the time of writing. Born between 1994 and 2010, Gen-Z is a cohort of approximately 21 million in America (Forbes). Already toting the highest IQ’s of any generation, they are expanding their knowledge... Read More >


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1/ Aug

Giving Nature of the Generations

Giving Nature of the Generations

My little sister, at the young age of 18, decided to defer starting her BSW for a year to go spend 8 months volunteering with children in Ghana, India, and Vietnam. I was blown away when she first told me and I’m still amazed that she did it. She is far more mature and socially responsible than I was at her age. This got me thinking: are there differences between the generations in regards to volunteering and donating to charity? Taking a look on sites like Facebook or Twitter, Millennials are... Read More >


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