It’s not just skills and knowledge that determine the success of an employee or team — the personalities of employees play a crucial role as well. Risk-taking or stability-seeking, direct or diplomatic, people bring very different ways of relating to the world to their work lives. The interplay of these different behavioral styles at work… Read more »
Looking for a fun, unique way to develop leadership knowledge and skill? Try Leadout: An Experience in Leadership®. Using a real-life business scenario, Leadout offers trainers a stimulating, time-tested, exceptional activity for developing leadership and building teams. Through the power of experiential learning, participants gain direct insight into high performance teamwork, try new leadership behaviors, and explore the… Read more »
You’ve probably heard of the many benefits of gratitude in your personal life — increased feelings of happiness, improved relationships, better mental health, better immune function and sleep, even improved cardiovascular health — but you may not have realized how it can benefit your organization. Building affirmation and recognition into your organization’s culture will enable… Read more »
The people in your organization deserve competent leadership, but it’s not always obvious how to cultivate leadership potential. Fortunately, there is clear framework than can help employees develop their effectiveness as leaders: situational leadership. Developed by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard, situational leadership adapts to the demands of a specific situation. Leaders who employ… Read more »
It’s inevitable, and often positive, that we fall into habits at work. We learn ways to do our jobs that work well, or at least well enough, and these habitual ways of thinking and behaving enable us to get things done as needed. The problem with rote ways of thinking and doing is that they… Read more »
Please join Nanci Appleman-Vassil, founder/CEO of APLS Group, for her workshop 18 Common Mistakes Leaders Make at NCSHRM’s Legendary Leadership conference on September 25 in Pinehurst, NC. Attendees will learn to identify the common pitfalls of leadership and walk away with tips and tools for leadership success. For workshop times, please visit https://ncshrm.site-ym.com/mpage/microspeakers.
APLS Group has been certified as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) with the state of North Carolina. This designation recognizes APLS Group as a woman-owned firm eligible for state procurement and contracting opportunities.
We are proud to announce that we will be exhibiting for the 4th year at the North Carolina SHRM State Conference September 27 to 29, 2017. We will be making connections and sharing our thoughts of what the Human Resources field has coming for it in 2018. The event is located at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro,… Read more »
Join Nanci at the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce monthly Talent Strategies Workshop where she will be presenting “The 90/10 Rule for Successful Organizations.” Workshop Overview: As a leader, do you inspire and motivate others to get the work done, or do you put all your energy into the mechanics of the tasks and not the people?… Read more »
If you’re a new small business owner in the Triangle area, you won’t want want to miss 18 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make presented by our own Nanci Appleman-Vassil on May 4. Sponsored by Raleigh SCORE, this free workshop helps you identify the mistakes that can impact your success. You’ll learn tools and tips to get your… Read more »