Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert

Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert

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As an award winning leadership expert and national speaker, Tara presents highly interactive and engaging talks on innovation, leadership, motivation, communication, employee passion, organizational health and building cohesive teams.

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Travels from Boulder, CO (US)

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Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert
Tara Powers - Motivational Speaker

Powers Resource Center, LLC

We Build Talent Capabilities

As an award winning leadership expert and national speaker, Tara presents highly interactive and engaging talks on innovation, leadership, motivation, communication, employee passion, organizational health and building cohesive teams.

Fee Range: Available Upon Request
Travels from Boulder, CO

Affiliations:
  • Toastmasters International
Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert - Motivational Speaker

Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert

Powers Resource Center, LLC

We Build Talent Capabilities

As an award winning leadership expert and national speaker, Tara presents highly interactive and engaging talks on innovation, leadership, motivation, communication, employee passion, organizational health and building cohesive teams.

Fee Range: Available Upon Request
Travels from: Boulder, CO

Affiliations:
  • Toastmasters International

For more information about booking Tara Powers, CEO, Leadership Expert,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/TaraPowers/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

Planning an Event or Conference? Check Out these Best Practice Reminders

Exceptional conferences do not happen by accident. Anyone who’s planned one knows they are the result of detailed planning, meticulous execution and aligning messages and content with specific – and measureable – goals. Of course, if you are planning a conference this fall, you likely already know this.   You likely also know about the […] The post Planning an Event or Conference? Check Out these Best Practice Reminders appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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Powers Resource Center Partner, PXT Select, Featured on INC.com

Powers Resource Center knows how important the selection and hiring process is. That’s why we recently expanded our talent management capability with a new selection assessment tool called PXT Select™.   We are proud to share this recent story on Inc.com featuring PXT Select. It answers the question, What’s worse than hiring a “bad” employee? […] The post Powers Resource Center Partner, PXT Select, Featured on INC.com appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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Top 10 Ways to Handle Difficult Conversations

Very few people enjoy confrontation of any kind. Most people do anything they can to avoid it. The fallout from conversations gone wrong is not pretty – trust and intimacy suffer, while resentment and misunderstanding build. But it is possible to improve the way we handle our most difficult professional and personal conversations. Please note […] The post Top 10 Ways to Handle Difficult Conversations appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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What Training a New Puppy and Onboarding New Hires Have in Common (Hint: Pretty Much Everything)

As I type this, my new puppy is whimpering softly at my feet trying to get my attention. He is a rescue dog from Houston, an escapee from Hurricane Harvey. Obviously, we named him Houston. It was one small way I could offer support in this time of crises, not to mention making my two […] The post What Training a New Puppy and Onboarding New Hires Have in Common (Hint: Pretty Much Everything) appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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5 Traits of Successful Teams, per Google

Last week Inc. magazine released an article summarizing the research findings of Google about the best traits for teams. If you read this blog, then you know that this is a subject near and dear to my heart! You can read the full article here, but in a nut shell, in its quest to build […] The post 5 Traits of Successful Teams, per Google appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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Found the Right Candidate? Ask These 8 Questions First

Your job description is specific and clear. You involved all the relevant staff and managers in the selection process. You screened out unqualified candidates. You completed dozens of interviews. You asked excellent interview questions. Sure, you have a gut feeling, guts have been known to be wrong. So how do you know if you’ve found […] The post Found the Right Candidate? Ask These 8 Questions First appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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Are You Even Listening to Me?

You can blame smart phones, social media, the internet, TV or every technology ever invented in the last 100 years. Or you can blame our high-speed, high-stress world where manic multi-tasking is the norm. Whatever is at fault, the result is the same – these constant distractions are affecting our ability to communicate. As the […] The post Are You Even Listening to Me? appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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5 Tips to Hire Better, Smarter

We all know the cost of making bad hiring decisions. According to the Harvard Business Review, as much as 80% of employee turnover is a direct result of poor hiring decisions. But having open positions creates gaps in productivity, which puts undue stress on remaining employees, leads to errors and creates an overall sense of […] The post 5 Tips to Hire Better, Smarter appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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Do You Have What it Takes to Lead a Virtual Team?

Not all managers are cut out for leading a team they don’t see face-to-face every day. But as we all know, more and more organizations are turning to virtual (distributed) teams to get work done. The benefits of virtual teams are mounting – reduced operational costs, higher productivity, the ability to hire the best, great […] The post Do You Have What it Takes to Lead a Virtual Team? appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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The True Cost of a Bad Hire

Quick question: How much does your organization spend to recruit, interview and on-board new employees? How much do you think it costs when a hiring mistake is made? If you think the front end expenses are high, consider the massive cost over time of a bad hire. HR managers estimate that bad hires cost their […] The post The True Cost of a Bad Hire appeared first on Powers Resource Center. ...

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