Engage Your Employees and Foster Healthy Succession Planning and Leadership Development

Businesses in the United States lose $11 billion annually as a result of employee turnover, according to the Bureau of National Affairs. It’s a mistake let disengaged employees slip through the cracks.What can be done, then, to keep your employees engaged, identify the talent you don’t want to lose, and foster healthy succession planning and…

Coaches Highlight: Michael Samuelson

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At Droste, we believe the power in coaching comes from the unique expertise and real-world experiences that each coach brings to the process.  Therefore, we have intentionally selected a diverse and global team of experienced executives available to lead our clients through the coaching process.  Here we introduce you to members of our coaching team and give you some insight about them.Meet Michael SamuelsonMichael’s dedication to personal and…

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Droste Group Coaching Panel

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Coaching, specifically at the executive level, continues to be a hot topic from process to measuring outcomes. Please join us on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 from 7:30am-10am for an opportunity to meet and ask questions with some of Droste’s Executive Coaches.The event will take place at the Droste Headquarters in Troy (Columbia Center, 101 W…

The Five Behaviors Showcase

The Five Behaviors Showcase in Birmingham, MI – Oct. 3, 2017

To reserve your spot at The Five Behaviors Showcase, register early at the Event Website. If you have any questions about the event, contact Lily Parker at lparker@drostegroup.com We look forward to seeing you there! Check out the brochure below to see the event details. 

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Local Business Achieves Highest Sales Honor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMinneapolis, MN— Wiley, the leading developer of Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™-based workplace training and assessment-driven solutions, announced today that business Droste Group was recognized as a 2016 Emerald award-winning Partner. The honor of Emerald Award is the second highest award level. “We seek to work with professionals…

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Droste Group Adds the Market’s Newest Selection Assessment, PXT Select™ to Business Offering

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDroste Group partners with PXT Select™ to help organizations make smarter hiring decisions.Detroit, MI – 4/27/2017, Droste Group, adds innovative new selection assessment PXT Select™ to their business offering.  The new hiring assessment empowers organizations to navigate the competitive talent landscape with confidence and ease.“We are proud to partner with Droste Group, to…

Narcissism in Leaders

Narcissism in Leaders: Success, Power and Brilliance… or is it?

Extremely narcissistic leaders are easy to spot – and unfortunately they are all around us. They are in the Hollywood press, on self-promoting book covers, in financial and marital scandals and in our own companies. They manifest in positive and negative forms; leading people to great heights and depths of despair.At their best, narcissistic leaders…

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Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Leadership & Emotional Intelligence (EQ)The Cornerstone of Sustained Executive SuccessThe pressure on organizations grows daily as change races forward at warp speed. Demands are real and resources are tight. So how relevant is emotional intelligence? Is it just nice, or is it critical for results? Organizations need a clear response to these questions to gain…


Supporting the “Stayers” after Mass Layoffs

Human Resource Executives from sixteen different companies met to discuss best-practices for supporting the ‘stayers’ – those still employed after mass layoffs. The group discussed strategies for rebuilding a culture of trust and positivity after reductions. The discussion included some preliminary topics:Although most organizations experienced at least some reductions in the past 18-24 months, others…

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How to sell an idea: “The Art of Woo”

The theme of this discussion was business case strategies for investing in employees. The Droste Group presented a summary of best practices HR leaders can use to sell an idea. These practices are based on the book The Art of Woo, by G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa. Know and adjust to your audience Show…

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Managing Different Generations in the Workplace

Managing Multiple GenerationsDroste Group facilitated a group of HR Senior Executives to discuss best practices in managing different generations in the workplace. The emergence of the ‘Millennial Generation’ (18 to 29 years of age) has certainly caused many companies to rethink hiring processes as Millennials’ values and skill sets are perceived to be vastly different from…

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Succession Planning Best Practices

Succession Planning Best Practices to Building an Internal Talent PipelineThe theme of this discussion was succession planning best practices. Participants shared information about their organizations’ practices in this area, or in several instances, lack thereof. In general, publicly held companies and institutional organizations were more likely to have identified ways to address succession planning than…

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Talent Acquisition Best Practices

Talent Acquisition – Today’s best practices in recruitment, assessment, selection and onboarding The executives at this session assembled to discuss talent acquisition best practices for recruitment, assessment, selection and onboarding. During introductions, it was determined that of the four talent acquisition topics, the topic of most interest was onboarding, followed by assessment. Participants believed their recruitment…