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How Much is Talent Development Really Going to Cost?

How much do talent development services cost?

This, of course, is always one of the first questions a team leader has when starting the research process for talent development services.  Here at Kutsko Consulting, I'd imagine we receive these questions dozens of times a year,...

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How good are you at Employee Development & Coaching?

Did you know that Employee Development & Coaching is a competency that you can develop? We define the Employee Development & Coaching competency as, "Facilitating, supporting and contributing to the professional growth of others." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Employee...

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How good are you at Diplomacy?

Did you know that Diplomacy is a competency that you can develop? We define the Diplomacy competency as, "Effectively and tactfully handling difficult or sensitive issues." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Diplomacy?

With practice, you can grow and develop this skill just like...

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How good are you at Decision Making?

Did you know that Decision Making is a competency that you can develop? We define the Decision Making competency as, "Analyzing all aspects of a situation to make consistently sound and timely decisions." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Decision Making?

With practice, you can grow...

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How good are you at Customer Focus?

Did you know that Customer Focus is a competency that you can develop? We define the Customer Focus competency as, "Anticipating, meeting and/or exceeding customer needs, wants and expectations." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Customer Focus?

With practice, you can grow and develop...

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How good are you at Creativity and Innovation?

Did you know that Creativity and Innovation is a competency that you can develop? We define the Creativity and Innovation competency as, "Creating new approaches, designs, processes, technologies and/or systems to achieve the desired result." Who do you know who is highly skilled at...

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How good are you at Continuous Learning?

Did you know that Continuous Learning is a competency that you can develop? We define the Continuous Learning competency as, "analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or abstract concepts to formulate connections and new insights." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Continuous...

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How good are you at Conflict Management?

Did you know that Conflict Management is a competency that you can develop? We define the Conflict Management competency as, "understanding, addressing and resolving conflict constructively."  Who do you know who is highly skilled at Conflict Management?

With practice, you can...

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How good are you at Conceptual Thinking?

Did you know that Conceptual Thinking is a competency that you can develop? We define the Conceptual Thinking competency as, "analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or abstract concepts to formulate connections and new insights." Who do you know who is highly skilled at Conceptual...

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How developed are your leadership skills?

So far, we've gone over three of the five areas you need to understand to be a great leader who grows a healthy team: Driving Forces, Behaviors, and Emotional Intelligence. Next, we're going to cover Competencies or soft skills. 

All people have all of these personal skills to one...

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How good are you at Appreciating Others?

Did you know that Appreciating Others is a competency that you can develop? We define the Appreciating Others competency as, "identifying with and caring about others."  Who do you know who is highly skilled at Appreciating Others?

With practice, you can grow and develop this skill...

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Are you a socially regulated leader?

Social Regulation is your ability to influence the emotional clarity of others. You do this through a proficiency in managing relationships and building networks. There are numerous and varied abilities involved in building a network of good relationships. Leaders with high social regulation can...

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