Time Management for the What’s Next Generation

In the corporate world, ambition is typically a desirable trait. However, like any good thing, too much of it can be a bit problematic at times.As the Millennial generation continues to advance in their careers, senior managers are confronted with the high expectations and ambitions of this group, which some of our Austin clients are now [...]

Fathom Corporate Training Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Today, Fathom Corporate Training marks the firm’s tenth anniversary as a leading provider of professional development programs and business consulting services. Since its founding, the company has built a stellar reputation for helping global enterprises and recognized brands address a range of critical challenges, contributing to improved employee morale, lower turnover, higher productivity, and increased revenue. [...]

2019-02-12T04:25:20+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Corporate Training, Millennials, Multi-generational workplace|

Can we all just get along? The importance of team building for successful Mergers & Acquisitions

The one constant in the business world is that there will always be change. And of course, some types of change are easier to deal with than others.Mergers and acquisitions represent tremendous change for any company, and the stakes couldn't be any higher. In fact, it’s estimated that U.S. company mergers fail more often than marriages.As [...]

2019-02-12T06:54:20+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Communication, Corporate Training, Team Building|

Really Getting Through to Your Audience

Let's review a common scenario for just a moment. You have done your best to prepare for an important presentation you must deliver internally or externally. You’ve created a myriad of PowerPoint slides and have practiced each and every word over and over. The day your scheduled to present, you get in front of the audience [...]

2019-02-11T19:36:31+00:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Communication, Corporate Training|

Is it really a “win-win” deal if one party is unhappy?

For some people, negotiating is sheer misery. They’re concerned with failing to achieve their goal, or alienating the other party… or both. And yet, negotiation happens every day. Whether we’re selling products or services, purchasing supplies, negotiating salary and job requirements, obtaining internal resources for project support, or even agreeing on household chores.Unfortunately, the negotiation process can [...]

2019-02-12T06:59:22+00:00January 13th, 2018|Categories: Corporate Training, Negotiation Training|

Inspiration from Abroad – Professional Excellence in Dubai

I recently returned from a trip to Dubai, and remain impressed by the continued efforts that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made to encourage professional excellence in all organizations, and at all levels. What can managers and leaders learn about progressive thinking and excellence from Dubai? Quite a bit! In fact, the UAE Prime Minister [...]

2019-02-11T16:56:19+00:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training|

Support for Austin’s Best Places to Work

There are a number of factors that can motivate employees to work hard. A good salary, or a competitive benefits package attracts many workers. But it takes a special workplace to keep employees truly engaged and committed — to inspire them to go above and beyond the call of duty to become real superheroes on [...]

Timing the Waves in Life and at Work

In our day-to-day workplace, as in life, we often find ourselves dealing with unresolved issues, confusion and decisions we must make. For most of us, our initial instinct in such situations is to take immediate action in an attempt to resolve the issue. To simply put it behind us, move on and check it off our [...]

2019-02-11T17:19:43+00:00May 6th, 2016|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training|

Leadership is in the Eye of the Beholder

Change is a fact of life in the workplace. The trick is that the effective leader should be the one driving the change, rather than following it. As Harry Truman said, “Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” In recent years, many executives have found themselves reacting [...]

2019-03-01T06:40:09+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Multi-generational workplace|

Avoid Growing Pains with a ‘Head Start’ Program for New Managers

A few weeks ago in this blog we talked about the by-products of fast growth, one of which is the challenge of making sure that new managers have the right skill set to be successful. This is particularly pertinent to companies in Central Texas because Texas employment grew the most of all the ten fastest-growing [...]

2019-03-01T07:32:18+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training|
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