Grit – Where Passion and Perseverance Meet to Predict Success

By Martha Kelley, Adapted from the book, Grit, by Angela Duckworth

Transport yourself to the campus of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

UT CIS Economic Development Services

Professional Development for Economic and Community Development Practitioners

  • The Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCED) Program offers comprehensive training in the principles and practices of economic development.
  • Professional Certification in Economic Development.   Upon completion of the TCED Program and certification requirements, participants are awarded the Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCEcD) designation, indicating they have achieved core

Takahata Precision, Helenwood

Top 5 Reasons to Take a Leadership Course

By Rick Durham, Vital Learning Leadership Essentials Instructor

Leadership is the art of motivating a team to reach a common goal.  Many people underestimate the importance of strong leadership skills.  Here are the top 5 reasons why managers and supervisors should take a leadership course.

Top Skills That Your Supervisors Must Have

Being a first level supervisor can be a difficult, demanding, and challenging job. A typical manufacturing supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day performance of a group of production employees. Often, the supervisor has experience in what the group does and has earned the position based on management's belief that he/she can guide the team.

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