Posts By: Steve Gibbs

Future Leaders Golf Classic

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    Please join us for our inaugural golf tournament benefiting Learning Illumination Center, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit offering free workshops for middle school and high school student-athletes and their parents on college/career planning, life choices and the importance of academics in athletics. Saturday, July 22, 2017 9:30 am Registration; 10:30 am Shotgun Start Carolina… Read more »

Questioning Along the Road to Innovation

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After reading Warren Berger’s article entitled The Power of ‘Why?’ and ‘What If?’ in the New York Times recently (July 3, 2016), I began to think about how businesses could benefit by creating a culture that encourages asking questions: End top-down thinking Stir the imagination of all employees to be innovative Discuss openly whether a… Read more »

The Rise of Angry Advocates in the Workplace

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There is an angry tone bubbling at the workplace water cooler. Once a time to break away from work tasks and engage in sports talk, office gossip and mindless chatter, water cooler conversation has developed an edge. This is not surprising since we are fast approaching the eve of two contentious political party conventions on… Read more »

APLS is Granted WBENC Certification once again

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APLS Group has received National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) once again! This yearly designation reflects APLS Group’s efforts to meet the standards established by the WBENC, affirming our company is “woman-owned, operated and controlled.” Congratulations to our President and CEO, Nanci Appleman-Vassil!

Quiet the Generational Noise in the Workplace

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Business writers have published horror stories about the lack of cohesiveness in the global workplace due to the unprecedented reality of having four distinct generational groups in the workplace at one time. To add fuel to the fire, here comes Generation Z, making a fifth entry. If we are having mixed results with four generations… Read more »

Create a Mindset of Building Giants

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Beyond reviewing resumes of recent college graduates, summer is not typically a time to focus on the potential long-term talent and training that can move your organization forward, but perhaps it’s worth consideration. I recently read two excellent books that I consider summer “must reads” for organizational leaders on the hunt for emerging leaders: Mindset:… Read more »

The Value of Professional Coaching

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The word “coaching” immediately brings to mind athletes and sports, but then business discovered that the lessons of John Wooden, famed UCLA basketball coach, produced successful results whether on the court or in the boardroom. People need help getting the best out of the skill sets they already have within themselves. It is not the… Read more »

Nanci joins the National Small Business Association's Leadership Council

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Nanci Appleman-Vassil has accepted an invitation from the National Small Business Association (NSBA) to serve on its Leadership Council where she will advocate for a variety of issues on behalf of small business owners. As a member of both the Health and Human Resources and Economic Development Committees, Appleman-Vassil will draw from her experience as… Read more »

We Received Recertification Provider Status from SHRM

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APLS Group has successfully met the qualifications to be designated as a Recertification Provider with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This certification allows APLS Group to award Professional Development Credits for its HR programming without pre-approval by SHRM for a two-year period, and it affirms that APLS Group delivers quality programs in the… Read more »

Accreditation in Specialized Workplace Learning Solution

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    PRESS RELEASE Contact Information: Tamara McCullcoch APLS Group 919-424-6339 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Consultant Achieves Accreditation in Specialized Workplace Learning Solution Raleigh, NC – March 11, 2016 Nanci Appleman-Vassil of APLS Group has successfully completed the required coursework and examination for The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Facilitator Accreditation. This two-year… Read more »