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Quint Studer Founder and CEO

Training & Development

Quint column: 10 skills to master as an entrepreneur

Here are the top 10 powerhouse skills every entrepreneur and small business owner should strive to master Read full story

Studer Community Institute

Strong communities are good for business

Communities should strive to create good environments for small business because they are essential to community growth. Read full story

Training & Development

Quint column: Battle back against lack of engagement

Engagement is fundamental to everything else. Without it, you don’t have the best solutions, you don’t build buy in and ultimately, people have no connection to the outcomes. Read full story

Training & Development

Quint Column: An issue of will or skill?

When looking at an employee’s performance, it’s not enough to analyze where someone is falling short on performance. Dig deeper: Is the lack of performance because of will or because of skill? Read full story

Training & Development

Practice makes perfect sense

Successful people do things right so often that it becomes part of the subconscious, so even when the most stressful times arise, the right action is taken. Read full story

Economy

7 tips to make your work-related resolutions successful in 2017

While most of the popular New Year’s resolutions — eat right, work out more, learn a new language — might be personal, there are always attainable resolutions in the workplace. Read full story

Community

Studer: It’s the time of year to thank your employees

Take time as the year ends to send a note to all of your employees and list the positives. Hang a note somewhere in the workplace listing all the good news. Encourage others to add to the list. Then build it into a regular practice in 2017. Read full story

Training & Development

Right words, right time, right reason leads to customer happiness

A vital component of providing great customer service is having the employee say the right words at the right time for the right reason. Read full story

Training & Development

Employee engagement: Difficult, but worth it

Gallup research finds investing in the development of great managers leads to engaged employees which creates engaged customers. That leads to growth and increases success. Read full story

Training & Development

What if my boss is the problem?

In all my years, the most frequent question by far is: "What if my boss is the problem?" Here are some strategies to deal with that very tough problem. Read full story

Training & Development

How to cultivate positive feedback

Changing your company's culture to one that nurtures constructive, positive feedback and filters out unproductive negative feedback is hard. Here's some advice on how to make it easier. Read full story

Training & Development

Are you wearing your boss out?

Just as you crave feedback from your boss, supervisors like to know when they do some right. Don't be the person who only brings a problem to your boss. Read full story