Effective Mentor Programs: Recruiting and Training Mentors

Original article from TrainingIndustry.com: https://www.trainingindustry.com/articles/leadership/effective-mentor-programs-recruiting-and-training-mentors/ Mentoring is a relationship in which an experienced person provides guidance to a less experienced person to help with his or her career development. Brendan Keegan, founder and managing partner of velocityHUB, defines it more specifically as “volunteering to develop individuals to achieve their goals … with nothing expected in [...]

By | 2017-11-06T12:18:06+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Developing Emails That Move People to Action

There are over 4.35 billion email accounts worldwide. This figure is predicted to reach 5.59 billion by 2019, a growth of more than 26%. There are 3.5 billion email users worldwide, including both business and consumer users.1 72% of US online adults send or receive personal emails via smartphone at least weekly.2 Email users send hundreds of billions of messages [...]

By | 2017-10-02T15:28:34+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Driving Team Engagement & Performance: 8 Keys to Developing a High Impact Team Retreat or Offsite Meeting

If you look at some of the most successful organizations in the world, you can bet they didn’t get that way doing the same thing every day. They had to think differently, adjust when conflict came up, react to change, and make strategic decisions to move the organization forward. This type of thinking & [...]

By | 2017-10-16T13:22:00+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Running More Efficient & Valuable Meetings that Get Results

Do you feel like a lot of your work week is comprised of meetings? Either with co-workers or meeting with clients? Meetings are certainly important, but they are not always productive. According to Atlassian, “31 hours are spent in unproductive meetings each month!” That’s alarming, however there are things we can do to make [...]

By | 2017-09-18T10:46:50+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

When Young Professionals Join Your Firm, It’s Not Technical Skills They are Missing. They Need Training in These 4 Areas.

As a young professional, I feel comfortable saying this. There are plenty of employers who are frustrated with the employees that are currently joining their teams. Working in the line of work that we do, we hear this more often than we would like to. It’s visible in the statistics that are all over Google, [...]

By | 2017-07-21T08:44:13+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Prominent Leadership Traits of 3 U.S. Presidents

All of our 45 United States Presidents made it to that prestigious position because they possessed leadership qualities and attributes in some form. However, simply because you are elected President, doesn’t mean you are automatically a great leader. Leadership is a process. Leadership requires work. Leadership necessitates action. Personal Interlude: I’ll be honest - my [...]

By | 2017-02-20T10:00:15+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

3 Tips to Navigate an Executive Career Transition

Transitions, layoffs, company downsizing, and corporate culture changes. These are some of the many reasons why executives find themselves in career transition situations. For some executives in senior-level positions, it can be a scary thing to have had a 15 to 25-year successful career at one company, and suddenly find yourself staring down your [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:24:51+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Learn & Leverage Your Way To High Performance

Have you ever wondered what separates average performers from high performers? We think about this question everyday. The Velocity team has studied over 50 performance traits of high performers, from personality to work ethic to leadership, and everything in between.  We have reviewed high performers across virtually every industry, job level and geography. Our [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:27:02+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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