Rachael Gillette

Rachael Gillette Director of Training and Development

Training & Development

Why employee development is a necessity

As Director of Professional Development for Studer Community Institute, I have the privilege of putting together training sessions to help you and your business achieve more. Having seen the benefit in my own life, as well as many friends, colleagues and business professionals, I am a huge proponent of personal and professional development. I know that individuals and businesses that invest in their growth, through learning opportunities, do better than those who don’t. Read full story

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Tenacity gets results

Picture a little dog dragging a huge stick, or a child determined to get to a favorite toy that is out of reach, and you have seen tenacity in action. Read full story

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The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

You make a difference. Read full story

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What bridging the generation gap can do for you

Dave Mattson shares five reasons why to move from a top-down hierarchy to a “holacracy” in your business or organization. Read full story

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Is the training worth the ticket?

Weighing the costs, benefits of training in person versus online

In-person training can be a big investment, but with strategic planning you definitely can make it an investment with a big pay off. Read full story

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Achieving Goals and Getting Things Done

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Do you know how engaged your employees are and why the answer matters?

I have always been interested in why some people succeed and others don’t. Read full story

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Key question for every business leader

As a business owner how do you determine what your number one priority is every day? Read full story

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Conjunction junction, what’s your function… in leadership?

Even though grammar wasn’t my favorite subject in school, I do remember learning about transitions. These are the little words or phrases that connect one idea to another. They may seem insignificant, however transitions play a very important role. Phrases like “in contrast” or “on the other hand” are the word bridges that connect one thought to a different thought in the same sentence. These types of transitions in the English language are used as the strategic pauses to subtly let the reader know things are changing. Done well they help guide and ease the reader through the change in thought. Read full story

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Why imitating great ideas works

Imitation of a good idea can be even more valuable than innovation. Read full story

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Executing Excellent Customer Service

Studer Community Institute faculty member and internationally renowned speaker Bob Murphy, explains why training and development improves outcomes for individuals, businesses and the community. Read full story

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Driving you to distraction or delivering the goods?

Getting the right people in the right seats on the bus can be one of the most important and yet most challenging things to achieve for business leaders. Read full story