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Leadership vs. Management

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator The terms ‘Leadership’ and ‘Management’, and the distinctions between them, have been subject to a bit of controversy for a long time. Many have wondered about the differences and whether or not they are mutually exclusive. Although the common

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15 Ways to Appreciate and Recognize Your Employees

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator Think back to a time when something you did at work was called out by your manager. “I wanted to give a shout-out to Amber for stepping up and filling in during Joe’s absence and saving us all from

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How to Set Effective Goals You’ll Actually Meet

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator Once again, resolution season is upon us. While we applaud clarifying and committing to new actions and results in the pursuit of improving ourselves, we’re here to say: there is a better way! If you really want to make

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How to Reduce Turnover by Improving Communication

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator “Engaged employees are a company’s greatest asset.” Engagement can be defined as the level to which employees are motivated and committed to do what is best for the organization. This concept is relevant now more than ever as two

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Building Personal Resilience to Effectively Respond to Adversity

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator We’ve all faced adversity at some point in our career. Maybe you’ve lost a job, or your project’s budget was cut. Or perhaps you worked for a horrible boss. Factor in an unprecedented pandemic and an uncertain economy and

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5 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout and Improve Team Morale

By Lindsay Zajac  |  Ahern, Murphy & Associates, Leader Exchange Facilitator Employee burnout is a major challenge that companies face. One Gallup survey found that nearly a quarter of employees (23%) “feel burned out more often than not,” and another 44% occasionally feel burned out. Of course, employee burnout is a leading

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Leader Exchange program helps members connect and create solutions

They work in marketing, higher education, accounting, technology, and law, to name a few. They meet monthly to discuss and focus on their challenges as business professionals in leadership positions within their organizations. And they are discovering the difference creative problem solving can make. They are the members of the

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Sesha Yalamanchili joins Leader Exchange as facilitator

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to introduce the newest facilitator in our Leader Exchange program: Sesha Yalamanchili, president and founder of On The Mark Consulting, headquartered in Western New York. Sesha will facilitate monthly sessions in the Partnership’s Leader Exchange, a unique peer-to-peer leadership development program focused on the

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