Effective Leadership How To Prepare For Recession

How To Prepare for Recession: The Critical Role of Effective Leadership

08/04/2022

“Recession” is a term often heard these days among economists, especially in the wake of the latest GDP figures and rising interest rates. Yet as United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen pointed out in a recent Meet the Press interview, “When you’re creating almost 400,000 jobs a month, that is not a recession.” Whether we…

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Leadership In Times Of Controversy In Light Of The Recent Changes To The Roe V Wade

Leadership in Times of Controversy in Light of the Recent Changes to the Roe v Wade

07/01/2022

The overturning of the Roe v Wade ruling from 1973 by SCOTUS (the Supreme Court of The United States) ended a 50-year constitutional right to abortion. Of course, the formal decision became a bit of a formality after the decision was leaked nearly two months prior. What does this rule of law mean for you…

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Developing Sustainable Leadership Through Executive Coaching

Developing Sustainable Leadership Through Executive Coaching

06/28/2022

Contemporary industry leaders are often criticized for continuing with unsustainable business practices that are born from knee-jerk reactions, a short-term focus, or a myopic thought process.  Said more positively, the company’s goals (presumably maximizing profit…ethically) may be more readily achievable through developing the leaders who are running the organization. Executive coaching is an often untapped…

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Leadership And Executive Coaching How To Unlock Your Potential

Leadership And Executive Coaching: How To Unlock Your Potential

05/12/2022

An excellent culture breathes productivity, and a stale one leads to something less than optimal results. The basis of every leader’s job is to optimize the results of the team they lead. Are you a born leader? Then, you are truly fortunate, however, some experts would say that it is the wrong question to ask…

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Are Leaders Born Or Made

Are Leaders Born or Made?

03/30/2022

If you believe leaders are the pure product of their natural gifts, the answer to the question rests in whether the training and personal development of a leader will cultivate and amplify what is naturally inherent in a person. Of course, how do you know what someone’s true natural skill sets are? From the time…

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Understanding Unconscious Bias With Andrew Botwin

Understanding Unconscious Bias with Andrew Botwin

03/22/2022

Date: March 23, 2022, 5:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Jersey City, New Jersey Event Type: Meeting Understanding Unconscious Bias – “It’s them, not me!” “It’s them, not me!”  Many of your employees believe issues of bias are the result of other people, not themselves. The truth is, we ALL HAVE BIAS.  As an HR community, this…

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Leadership And Racism

Leadership Development & Anti-Racism in the Workplace – Making a Difference!

03/07/2022

What makes an effective leader? What qualities should a strong leader have? How should leaders behave and not behave? The following is meant to be a brief discussion on the interplay between racism and leadership in business.

The recent lawsuit by Brian Flores against the National Football League (NFL) and a few specific NFL teams reminds me of a blog we wrote in 2020…

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Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Training

10 Reasons You Need Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Training in Your Business

03/07/2022

Image Credit: equalrights.org President Joe Biden just made it law in this country prohibiting mandatory arbitration for sexual-harassment claims.  What this means for employers is an increased possibility of fighting claims in the Courts.  This is yet another reason employers should be focusing on what they can do to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination altogether.…

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12 Leadership Weaknesses And How To Overcome Them

12 Leadership Weaknesses and How to Overcome Them

02/14/2022

No one is perfect!  This, along with death and taxes, are among some of the few absolute statements we can make in American life today.  A great many articles are written on leadership, along with the strengths and weaknesses associated with greatness. While we are all truly unique in our own individual ways, having worked…

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Nycbar On Ethics In Investigations Employment Law Institute Event

Andrew Botwin Speaking at the Employment Law Institute

02/10/2022

Friday, March 4, 2022 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Networking Lunch Included) Event Location: NYC Bar, 42 West 44th Street. Program Fee: $399 for Members | $499 for Nonmembers In House Counsel: $299 Member | $399 Nonmember Small Law Firm: $249 Member This Institute is not included under the free CLE member benefit. Discount: 15% discount on…

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What Is Hostile Work Environment

Hostile Work Environment – What This Really Means!

01/27/2022

Having run a practice for over a decade focused on EEO matters such as sexual harassment and discrimination issues in the workplace, the phrase hostile work environment is used frequently and is often misunderstood. The Actual Definition According to dictionary.com one of the definitions of “hostile” is “a person or thing that is antagonistic or…

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Challenges Female Leaders Face In The Workplace

7 Challenges Female Leaders Face in the Workplace – And How to Combat Them

01/17/2022

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, we want to talk about women’s equality in the workplace. For many decades, the American workforce was dominated by men. Even with all the progress we’ve made in recent years, there are still many lingering effects of the past. It’s estimated women account for almost half the…

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