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How to Build Trust in the Workplace: Fostering Communication Among Teammates

Posted on February 26th, 2024


Trust is the cornerstone of effective teamwork and collaboration. When team members trust one another, they communicate openly, share ideas freely, and work together towards common goals. 


However, building trust in the workplace is…

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10 Leadership Strategies Used by World-Class Leaders to Inspire Team Alignment

Posted on February 26th, 2024


In today's dynamic business landscape, effective leadership is essential for driving success and fostering team alignment. 


World-class leaders understand the importance of inspiring their teams to work together towards a common goa…

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Permanent Job Loses That Will Be Worst Than Covid-19

Posted on March 11th, 2023

By Dr. Cubie Davis King

According to a recent Brookings Institute (a highly respected Washington, DC think tank) report, nearly 41 million American workers are in “high exposure” jobs that are in danger of being eliminated by 2030 due to…

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Self-Publishing: Far Beyond Just Books

Posted on March 12th, 2023

By Dr. Cubie Davis King

Other Powerful Methods for PhDs and Other Professionals to Sell Your Knowledge and Expertise.

Most PhDs and other business professionals operate under the misconception that when they hear the word "self-publishin…

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Why Conflict Resolution is now the Must-Have Skill for Managers in 2024

Posted on February 6th, 2024.


As we delve into 2024, it's evident that the ability to effectively manage and resolve conflicts has become indispensable for managers. This skill not only ensures a harmonious work environment but also propels team cohesion, product…

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7 Proven Methods to Train your Team on Problem Solving in the Workplace

Posted on February 6th, 2024.


In today's fast-paced business world, the ability to solve problems efficiently and creatively stands as a cornerstone for success. Effective problem solving not only enhances productivity but also fosters innovation, collaboration, …

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Who Else Wants to Resolve Workplace Conflicts in 2024

Posted on January 17th, 2024

By Cubie Davis King, Ph.D.


Picture this. You walk into a team meeting and can immediately sense the tension in the room. When team members begin to speak, the contention is so thick you could cut it with a knife. You sit back and obse…

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Why Managers Need to Learn to Discuss Undiscussables in The Workplace

Posted on January 10th, 2024


Managers play a pivotal role in fostering a healthy and productive work environment. 


While they are responsible for numerous tasks and decisions, one often overlooked but crucial skill is the ability to address undiscussables in the…

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How to Develop Values-Based Leadership Skills

Posted on January 10th, 2024


Leadership is more than just a title; it's a responsibility that carries the power to influence and inspire others. 


But what sets apart exceptional leaders from the rest? It's their ability to lead with values, and to make decisions…

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4 Powerful Ways to Address That Elephant in The Room

Posted on December 19th, 2023

By Cubie Davis King, Ph.D.


Wilma is fed up and says she won’t take it anymore. Jonathan swears he will address the issue before every team meeting but never does. Maria shows excellent courage when talking one-on-one with team member…

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4 In-Demand Leadership Skills for 2024

Posted on December 8th, 2023

By Cubie Davis King, Ph.D.


Skill. The ability to do something well.


One urgent challenge facing organizations in industries and business sectors nationwide (as told by senior leaders) is the need for leadership skills that engage an…

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4 Reasons Why Problem-Solving Skills Are Essential for Leaders

Posted on November 30th, 2023


In the fast-paced world of business, problem-solving stands as a beacon of excellence for leaders. 


It's not just a skill, but a vital necessity that sets the stage for success in a myriad of business scenarios. 


Leaders who excel …

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The Importance of Complex Problem Solving Skills For Teams

Posted on November 30th, 2023


In the realm of business and team dynamics, the ability to navigate and resolve intricate challenges stands as a cornerstone for success. 


This pivotal skill, known as complex problem solving, has never been more crucial than in tod…

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Reinvent Yourself Now

Posted on March 21st, 2020


Over the past year or so, I’ve written and spoken passionately about the future workforce changes that are expected as we move into the 4th industrial revolution. Research conducted by the Brookings Institute, the World Economic Forum, …

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IBM Declares Today’s Skills Assessments Obsolete!

Posted on December 15th, 2019


By Cubie Davis King, PhD. 


According to Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, formal assessments and manager surveys being used today are not very accurate. She posits that by better understanding data patterns and adjacent skills, IBM AI is b…

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People Analytics Defined (Really!)

Posted on December 8th, 2019


By Cubie Davis King, PhD.


Simply stated. People analytics is people-related data (i.e., employee data) being used to inform and improve numerous types of HR, management, and business decisions. These decisions help those operating wi…

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