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Employee Engagement: The Movable Middle

January 2, 2018

There seems to be article after article written about studies on employee engagement, and the figures are startling.  The studies state that 30% of your workforce are actively engaged, 30% are actively disengaged, and you have a movable middle of...

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What a Lack of Organizational Trust Sounds Like

December 7, 2017

In Patrick Lencioni’s groundbreaking work, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, his core, foundational, belief is that great teams trust one another. There is a lot of talk in teams about what a lack of trust looks like.

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Most Leaders Don't Fail Because of Technical Ability

November 1, 2017

The most common question that I get asked, both from leaders and aspiring leaders, is: “What’s the most important characteristic of successful leaders?” The most important choice that successful leaders make is the choice to be lifelong learners.

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Increase Your Self-Awareness

October 18, 2017

The most effective leaders have a high-level of self-awareness. Your capacity for self-awareness increases your ability to influence outcomes and inspire others. It also allows you to recognize strengths and identify potential blind spots.

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Do You Manage or Lead?

September 12, 2017

Often, I hear people use the words leadership and management interchangeably, as if they are the same word. Quite honestly, I think they are very different. Ask yourself this:  Do leaders manage and do managers lead? Absolutely. They are distinct...

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Components of Accountability

August 8, 2017

I frequently get asked how to handle accountability with the person I report to versus the person that reports to me? The answer is-- you should handle them the same. He is a five-step process that you need to accomplish accountability from any...

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Creating a Culture of Accountability

July 25, 2017

Do you have a culture of accountability at your company? Most companies do not. From the public corporation to the medium and small companies no one seems to understand accountability from the top down.

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Do What You Love

May 22, 2017

What is the difference between leadership and management? In this blog, I intend to make this question much more personal. I encourage you to understand that what goes on in-between your ears has a direct correlation to your job satisfaction and...

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How Will You Grow Your Business?

May 17, 2017

Recently, I was talking with one of my great clients about their strategic plan. Their plan is bold. They are looking to double the size of their company (in revenue) in five years.

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Why Are You Doing All the Work?

April 27, 2017

Have you ever found yourself asking, “Why do I always seem to be doing all the work?”

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