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Droste Group Coaching Panel

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 …

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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  We look forward to seeing you there!  Check out the brochure below to see the event details.  [pdf-embedder url=””]

Droste Group Emerald Award

Local Business Achieves Highest Sales Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, 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 …

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Droste 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 …

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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 …

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Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Leadership & Emotional Intelligence (EQ) The Cornerstone of Sustained Executive Success The 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 …

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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, …

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Managing Different Generations in the Workplace

Managing Multiple Generations Droste 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 …

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Succession Planning Best Practices

Succession Planning Best Practices to Building an Internal Talent Pipeline The 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 …

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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 …

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Droste Group Wins Excellence in Partnership Award from CLO Magazine

We are excited to celebrate our Silver Medal for Excellence in Partnership award from Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. CLO recently announced the winners of the 2016 Learning in Practice Awards which celebrate those who have crafted new and innovative education initiatives, and recognizes learning executives, organizations and vendors in the learning and development industry. …

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Team Development Process

The Team Development Process & the Power of Trust on Performance Droste Group Principal Steve Dion presented on the importance of team development at the 2016 MISHRM Conference & Exhibition. Steve spoke on several different team development topics including the power of trust on performance, the team development process, how team development is leadership development, …

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HR and Line Leader Relationships

Cultivating Effective Relationships Between HR and Line Leaders The purpose of this discussion was to provide a practical review of how effective relationships can be developed between Human Resources and line leaders. Participants shared ideas around current relationships between HR and other departments in their companies, and best practices for making those relationships stronger. Best …

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Internal Communication Strategies

Internal Communications: Best Practices that Drive Engagement and Increase Performance The purpose of the discussion was to provide a practical review of how internal communication strategies can drive employee engagement and increase performance. Participants shared ideas around internal communications that exist in their workplaces, and strategies that could improve them. Best Practice Review Participants agreed …

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