The Secret Sauce You Need to Know Before Becoming a Manager

May 16, 2018

I’ve often been approached and asked how a person can progress from an individual contributor role to a management role. How does one really prepare for that role? I see organizations struggling with newly promoted managers that often think that …

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The Secret to Leadership Lies Within the Training

May 09, 2018

The success of leadership training depends on how it is conducted. Several organizations are implementing different strategies to advance their leaders. However, most of these training programs tend to be general and not applicable to all leaders. Each organization has …

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Interviews: While they’re looking to see if you’re a match, you should be doing the same.

April 26, 2018

Job interviewing can be a little like dating. When you engage and connect with the person who is interviewing you, it provides an opportunity for you to determine the chemistry between you and your potential employer.

I was interviewing at …

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How Supervisors can Effectively Lead Organizations to Success

April 18, 2018


“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

Harvey S. Firestone, Businessman

Organizations have several layers of management that implement strategic methods to create effective decisions that work to build their teams and enhances …

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The Value of Training from a Manager’s Perspective

April 04, 2018

Training and communication are essential to an organization’s success. Within my background in retail, I often found individual stores that struggled to keep a strong team in place. Although there were highly motivated individuals within the organization, there were several …

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Creating a Continuous Learning Environment

March 14, 2018

In our previous blog, we discussed how to conduct an engaging training session. However, a formal training session is only one part of the learning process. To truly influence the knowledge, habits, and behaviors of your employees, you have …

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Conducting an Engaging Training Session

February 21, 2018

In today’s highly stimulating world, it can be challenging to hold an individual’s attention. It is especially difficult for trainers to gain and maintain participants’ attention during training sessions. Considering that the average adult attention span is only eight seconds

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Support Your Sales Staff with a Customized Sales Training Program

February 14, 2018

Whatever product or service your company is selling, your employees’ sales skills are undoubtedly critical to the success of an organization. Research from the Association of Talent Development states that organizations spend an average of $1,459 per salesperson, yet 63% …

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Why Everyone in Your Organization Needs Training

January 30, 2018

When you think of training, what comes to mind? For many us, we may think of a time at a mundane new hire orientation or a boring skills-based training. All too often, organizations fail to provide effective and engaging trainings …

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Using Virtual Reality to Enhance Your Training Programs

January 17, 2018

In our last blog, we discussed the benefits of gamification in learning and development. Also among the top trends in training for 2018 is virtual reality (VR). In basic terms, virtual reality is a technological simulated environment where an …

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Last year, I engaged the services of SGEi to conduct leadership training with supervisors and managers at my resort. Their contribution has been invaluable and we have seen tremendous change and growth in our managers over the past year. Supervisors especially have been inspired to take on new projects, develop closer working relationships with each other and increase productivity among their teams.

Thierry Grandshire | Managing Director, Grace Bay Club

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