Nov. 23, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Trust in the Workplace

One of the foundations of business is trust because, as business people, we must engage with others constantly to make business work. In leadership roles, the creation and maintenance of trust is therefore paramount. If…

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Nov. 15, 2016 by TREC Staff

Mentoring Matters

Everyone needs advice. Whether it's navigating a sticky situation at work or figuring out where you want to be in five years, having someone you can turn to is helpful. If you're not convinced, here are a few…

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Nov. 01, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

How to Make the Most out of Criticism

As you advance in your career, you may find yourself thinking about the day your position will be sufficiently elevated that you won’t get so much criticism. It’s the other way around, sorry. As you gain more…

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Oct. 10, 2016 by TREC Staff

17 Traits that Set Managers and Leaders Apart

The main difference between leaders and managers is that people follow leaders while people work for managers. So how do you know if you have crossed over from a manager to a leader? Resourceful Managers helps us…

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Sep. 27, 2016 by Josh Millsap, Senior Associate, Stantec

What Makes an Exceptional Leader?

As the next age of leaders develops and emerges in today’s business world, there is often a question of what constitutes a good or exceptional leader. In TREC’s Executive Leadership Council (ELC), our group delved…

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Sep. 19, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

What is the C-Suite?

We have written extensively about the C-Suite. We have found that some people don’t know what that means. Oh, they know the term. But they often confuse that with other things. It’s not a title. Being in the…

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Sep. 08, 2016 by TREC Staff

33 Tips to Master Nonverbal Communication

Good communication skills are in high-demand for almost any position. And a big part in communicating includes what your posture, facial expressions, physical distance from others and hand gestures says to others. As…

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Aug. 29, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Why Not Often is a Big Deal

When people come in for assessment as part of a pre-hire or coaching engagement they often, like all of us, have their shortcomings. And quite frequently, like all of us, they choose to be blind to or minimize those…

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Aug. 29, 2016 by Tyler Berns, Business Development, Austin Commercial

Insights from Industry Veterans

TREC does an incredible job of connecting people in our city. The Young Guns’ new event, Rising to The Top, is another excellent example of this. Perched high above the city on the 42nd floor of Bank of America Plaza,…

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Aug. 08, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Big Egos are Weak Egos

Some personality terms, like extraversion, mean the same thing when used by psychologists and non-psychologists. But one term we use quite differently is ego. Most people talk about “big egos” as egotistical…

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