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  • Top 5 Leadership Books to Boost your Impact in 2018 | BA PRO, Inc.

Top 5 Leadership Books to Boost Your Impact in 2018

In my career and leadership journey, I’ve found that leadership isn’t a title you conquer. It isn’t a flag that’s waived at the finish line of a race. Leadership is a conscious and consistent set of choices and responses made to serve, develop, and influence others to be their best...
  • 24 Engaging Questions Every Leader Must Ask | BA PRO, Inc.

24 Engaging Questions Every Leader Must Ask

The phrase ”it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it” couldn’t be more true when it comes to leadership. You’re tasked with various responsibilities as a leader, including keeping your employees engaged and getting their feedback. However, it can seem like you’re pulling teeth when asking your team...
  • 17 Things You Must Do in Your First 60 Days as a New Leader | BA PRO, Inc.

17 Things You Must Do in Your First 60 Days as a New Leader

You’ve landed your new leadership role, now what? One thing’s for sure, you don’t want to approach your team like the big bad wolf; ready to disrupt the norm and do things your way. If you’re looking for the quickest way for your team shut down and rebel, then start...
  • 8 Common Mistakes New Leaders Make & How to Avoid Them | BA PRO, Inc.

8 Common Mistakes New Leaders Make & How to Avoid Them

Congrats on landing your new leadership role! Get ready to implement your awesome ideas, lead a flawless team, and ultimately fix every problem in your workplace. Sounds too good to be true? Well, that’s because it is. In the real world of leadership, nothing and no one is flawless, your...
  • 5 People Driven Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover | BA PRO, Inc.

5 People Driven Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

It’s the start of a new work day and you’re ready to tackle your to-do list. Just as you grab your morning coffee and open your laptop to check your email inbox, you see that dreaded subject line from one of your most hardworking employees, “Letter of Resignation”. Your heart...
  • 7 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make with Company Culture | BA PRO, Inc.

7 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make with Company Culture

Starting and maintaining a small business is a huge accomplishment. As a small business owner, you’re able to help your customers, create job opportunities, live your dreams and build a legacy. You’re told to focus on profits, growth & expansion, lead generation, and marketing. There are several articles and resources...
  • 5 Culture Building Activities that Your Employees Will Appreciate | BA PRO, Inc.

5 Culture Building Activities that Your Employees Will Appreciate

Your company culture is toxic and no matter what you do, good employees keep running out the door. Why? It’s simple. Although your intentions are good, you’re not being intentional with your efforts. You’re trying to get your team to participate in different culture building activities (and actually like it),...
  • How to Stay Consistent with Employee Engagement | BA PRO, Inc.

How to Stay Consistent with Employee Engagement

Actively engaging with your employees has several benefits. Better company culture, satisfied employees, less employee turnover, better performance, and of course, pleased customers. Many leaders strive for these results, but end up falling short because they forget one thing. When trying to boost employee engagement you must be intentional. You...
  • 9 Habits Leaders Must Quit to Increase Employee Inclusion | BA PRO, Inc.

9 Habits Leaders Must Quit to Increase Employee Inclusion

In a leadership role, you have a lot on your plate. Analyzing reports, quality control, meetings, performance monitoring, and let’s not forget actually being human and remembering to interact with your staff. It’s pretty time consuming and without a delicate amount of coordination, it’s very easy to lose track of...
  • 8 Reasons Why Your Employees Don't Want to Come to Work | BA PRO, Inc.

8 Reasons Why Your Employees Don’t Want to Come to Work

If you asked your employees to use one word to describe how they feel about coming to work, what would they say? Would they use words like exciting, fun, eager, or fulfilling? Or would they say things like frustrating, dreadful, stressful, or depressing? I’m sure that you’d like to hear...
  • 5 Culture Building Mistakes Leaders Make and How to Avoid Them | BA PRO, Inc.

5 Culture Building Mistakes That Leaders Make & How to Avoid Them

Your team isn’t enthusiastic about coming to work or working with each other, and there’s a very evident disconnect. In addition, upper-level management has expressed (on multiple occasions) that there needs to be an increase in employee performance. As any resourceful leader would do, you’ve started doing research to figure...
  • Why You Must Know Your Current Company Culture Before Trying to Improve It | BA PRO, Inc.

Why You Must Know Your Current Company Culture Before Trying to Improve It

Now more than ever before, many leaders are realizing how crucial it is to have a healthy company culture. It’s becoming more evident that companies will not reach their maximum potential without effective leadership, strategic planning, and most importantly, engaged employees. It’s great that companies are starting to take their...
  • How to perform effectively using macro and micro goals | BA PRO, Inc.

How to Perform Effectively Using Macro & Micro Goals

Here’s the scenario: You had a meeting with your manager about your overall performance and how you can get better with completing tasks. You realize that you need to be more productive with your workload, but there’s just one catch; You don’t exactly know what to do or how to...
  • he Ultimate New Year Productivity Guide for Leaders and Professionals | BA PRO

The Ultimate New Year Productivity Guide for Leaders & Professionals

The most frustrating thing about going into a New Year is having so many expectations for growth and success, just to end up accomplishing nothing. Does this bother you also? Why do we wait until December 31st to decide to make changes for the next year? Why are those changes...

6 Tips to Forecast Employee Performance Goals for 2017

It’s that time of year again. Yes, fall! The air is crisp, the leaves have officially changed colors and everyone is getting their Pumpkin Spice fix as often as possible before the season changes. On the work front, fall also means that it’s the end of the year (4th quarter)...

Lost Connection: 6 Ways to Increase Employee Connection

When we hear or refer to “lost connection”, it’s usually in regards to our cell phone coverage or internet connection. Similar to those instances, leaders may also experience a loss in employee connection as well. In the workplace, a lost connection equates to the lack of engagement. According to the...

7 Passive Habits that Demotivate Employees

It’s safe to say that most leaders and professionals are familiar with the most common ways to motivate employees. Rewards, recognition, bonuses, etc. are the most common on the list. However, it seems that there’s a lack of awareness of certain practices or habits that do the opposite and actually...

How to Turn Performance Issues into Goal-Targeting Objectives

It’s not uncommon for organizations to experience performance issues in various ways with their staff. It can be easy to identify the performance issues occurring in the workplace, but why not use those issues as leverage to target goals? In other words, let’s use performance lemons to create goal-targeting lemonade!...

8 Signs of a Broken Workflow Process

When inaccuracy occurs on the job, there are two common reactions of many managers. The first reaction is to question the employee to determine what happened, and the other is to try and correct the problem.  It’s common, and sometimes easy, to blame employees initially when there is an error...

3 Ongoing Ways to Provide Employee Feedback

Performance reviews, evaluations and surveys (among others) may be the first options that come to mind when providing employee feedback is the topic. These are definitely common methods of providing feedback and can be considered formal as well. However, feedback can also be effectively given to employees in informal or...

7 Ways to Avoid Being the Selfish Leader

You may be wondering one of two things; “what exactly is a selfish leader” or “I definitely know a leader who is a selfish person”. This article will help you understand what we mean by a selfish leader from a performance viewpoint and hopefully, provide tips that will help you...

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