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Why New Hires Fail (Emotional Intelligence Vs. Skills)

Ajob interview failures chartccording to a study by Leadership IQ, 46% of newly-hired employees will fail within 18 months, while only 19% will achieve unequivocal success. But contrary to popular belief, technical skills are not the primary reason why new hires fail; instead, poor interpersonal skills dominate the list, flaws which many of their managers admit were overlooked during the job interview process.

Why The CEO Gets Fired (Change Management And More)

Iceo-firedt's a commonly-held belief that the CEO gets fired (or forced to resign or retire under pressure) because of "current financial performance." But that's wrong, according to a study by LeadershipIQ.com. It found that 31% of get fired for poor change management, 28% for ignoring customers, 27% for tolerating low performers, 23% for denying reality and 22% for too much talk and not enough action.

All Great Leadership Styles Begin By Spending Time With Employees

leadership_styles_time_inspirationAre you spending enough time with your employees…or too much? New research reveals that the median time employees spend interacting with leaders is approximately three hours per week – just half of the six hours found to be optimal for employee engagement. Regardless of which of the myriad leadership styles you prefer, spending time with employees is a universal requirement.

Video: How to Conduct a 'No Homework Meeting'

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Video: How To Speak To An Impatient Boss

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Don't Expect Layoff Survivors to be Grateful

If your company is undertaking a layoff, be forewarned: Your surviving employees are not going to work harder out of gratitude. According to a new study by Leadership IQ , 74% of employees who kept their job amidst a corporate layoff say their own productivity has declined since the layoff. And 69% say the quality of their company's product or service has declined since the layoffs.
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