Press Articles

  • BUSINESSES ARE AGILE IN RESPONDING TO COVID-19—BUT EMPLOYEES ARE ILL-EQUIPPED TO HANDLE CHANGES

    Provo, UT – March 12, 2020 – Organizations are taking quick action to keep their employees safe from COVID-19. However, a new survey from VitalSmarts shows that recently adopted work-from-home policies may lead to significant challenges as employees are ill-equipped to handle the changes....

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  • WANT A PROMOTION? THESE 4 HABITS ARE MORE POWERFUL THAN TALENT

    "When it comes to success, nothing trumps good habits" says VitalSmarts‘s lead researcher and vice president, Emily Gregory....

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  • BALKING AT “THE TALK"

    Joseph Grenny, the coauthor of “Crucial Conversations,” and Justin Hale, master trainer at VitalSmarts, offer six tips for approaching scary conversations about poor performance and bad behavior....

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  • A LEADER’S GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE DIALOGUE UNDER PRESSURE

    "My research confirms a manager’s style under stress has a disproportionate effect on their personal influence and their people" - David Maxfield...

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  • FOUR SIMPLE HABITS OF TOP PERFORMERS

    VitalSmarts’s latest research confirms we can stop pining away for success and start engineering it....

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  • SURPRISING CAREER HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE

    The skills to learn and adopt new habits are taught in our new training course The Power of Habit....

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  • VITALSMARTS RELEASES THE POWER OF HABIT™—A TRANSFORMATIVE NEW COURSE BASED ON THE BEST-SELLING BOOK BY CHARLES DUHIGG

    Provo, UT—February 12, 2020—Today, VitalSmarts, an innovator in learning and development, announced the release of The Power of Habit™, a course based on the New York Times best-selling book of the same title by Charles Duhigg...

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  • IMPROVE PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY: 12 THINGS TO DO IN 12 WEEKS

    The biggest impact you can make is to become an accountability role model yourself. Invest in books (or audio books) to study accountability at a deeper level. Consider the book Crucial Accountability....

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  • TEAMS SUFFER WHEN MANAGERS CAN’T HANDLE STRESSFUL SITUATIONS

    VitalSmarts reveals that one out of every three managers doesn’t do well in high-stakes, high-pressure scenarios....

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  • Resolving to Find Career Success in 2020? New Study Says Habits Trump All—Even Decision-Making and Talent

    December 26, 2019 – Provo, UT – A new study shows success in the coming year will also not be the result of the decisions you make or your natural talent. New research from VitalSmarts, a Top 20 Leadership Training company, reveals that the most important factor to your success in 2020 is your habits...

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