OPTIMA22: the closing keynote that stole the show

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I’ll admit it: As someone loosely familiar with J.R. Martinez’s story, I thought I knew what to expect from his closing keynote speech. I was wrong.

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Don’t miss OPTIMA Virtual, airing April 26!

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OPTIMA Virtual is right around the corner. From speakers to session tracks, here’s everything you need to know ahead of the big day.

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OPTIMA22: the moment that made conference attendees tear up

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OPTIMA22 was packed with memorable moments, but this conversation with UKG CEO Aron Ain stood apart from the rest.

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OPTIMA22: 5 team-building strategies from today’s business leaders

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Explore our OPTIMA22 recap, and unlock five team-building strategies, straight from today’s leading CEOs, HR leaders, and consultants.

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How team leadership skills enable performance—and retention

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Leadership at all levels is a core tenet of talent optimization. As you navigate a wild labor market, the leadership skills you seek will evolve, too.

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Aiko Bethea takes the OPTIMA22 stage to inspire equity through empathy.

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Renowned equity consultant Aiko Bethea is taking center stage at OPTIMA22 to help businesses create a fairer, more just workplace.

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The Work on Trial series: Wayne Morris on purpose, freedom, and employee choice

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Wayne Morris left a successful role in Silicon Valley in favor of more autonomy, more time with family, and a sense of purpose that felt increasingly elusive.

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10 key skills for cross-functional team leadership

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Cross-functional teams make your organization efficient and innovative. Learn the best skills to master cross-functional team leadership.

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James Clear is teaching OPTIMA22 attendees how to build great habits.

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James Clear, author of No. 1 New York Times bestseller Atomic Habits, is speaking at OPTIMA22. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Encourage learning and development by using an employee review template.

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Do you need an employee review template? It’s a valuable resource to have on hand, serving as a starting point for reviews and performance appraisals, and guiding first-time managers less accustomed to these pivotal yet tricky conversations.

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