Why Every Company Needs to Invest in Employee Training

  • October 19, 2021
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   education,entrecon,EntreCon Pensacola,leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Attendees of Levin Rinke's
Employee training has moved beyond a “nice-to-have.” It has now become a “must-have.” Here's why.

5 tips for asking your boss to invest in your development

  • February 19, 2021
  • /   Morgan Milbradt
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,studer-community-institute,Training Development
Ask your boss email
What can you do if your supervisor does not offer opportunities to develop you? Well, one of our favorite sayings is that if you don’t ask, the answer is always no. Here are a few best practices (and email templates) we recommend!

First Look: SCI Announces First Keynote Speaker for EntreCon® 2020

  • May 8, 2020
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   entrecon,EntreCon Pensacola,leadership-development,leadership,quint-studer,studer-community-institute,Training Development
Mardia Shands, EntreCon® 2020 Keynote Speaker
In 2020, EntreCon® will bring new compelling and leading-edge content focusing on building sustainable organizations and helping people look at opportunities and challenges in new ways. That being said, SCI is pleased to announce its first keynote speaker!

Is stress negatively affecting your ability to lead?

  • April 28, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Stressed leader
As leaders, it’s our responsibility to keep our stress in check. When things return to normal (or at least the “future normal”), these employees will forever remember how their leader treated them during these times.

Virtual expectations: What to do when employees aren’t meeting yours

  • April 15, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Woman working remote
As leaders, we need to trust our employees to do the right thing. And employees need to know we trust them not to take advantage of the situation.

How Businesses Can Use This Downtime to Sharpen Their Saw

  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Phone a Friend
At times like these, great leaders look inward and use the time to regroup—or, as Dr. Stephen Covey would say, “sharpen the saw.” “Pausing” gives us the chance to work on our business (not just in our business) in a way we can’t do when things are booming.

Leading in Uncertain Times

  • March 23, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,Training Development,leadership,leadership-development
Nervous leader
First and foremost, we need to get focused and intentional about how we respond to this pandemic. What you do and how you behave over the next few weeks (or possibly months) will stay with your employees for a long time to come.

How to be a positive ambassador for your organization (and teach others to do the same)

  • February 24, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Two employees welcoming you into the building being brand ambassadors.
Most of us have experienced how powerful it can be when an employee manages up a company and its products. For example, when a server raves about how great the steak is, we’re not only likely to order it, we’ll feel good about our decision.

Most “leadership malpractice” is due to a lack of training

  • January 21, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Stressed Leader
One hundred percent of the time when I meet with struggling companies, a major reason why they’re struggling is a lack of investment in skill-building.

Four crucial traits the best employees cultivate in themselves

  • December 11, 2019
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,Training Development,leadership-development,leadership
Employees Working
What makes a person a great employee?