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Coaching: Crack the Success Code

November 28, 2016

A good rule of thumb for effective coaching is that it should make up about 35% of your management function. Coaching your people should ideally help you identify your constituent’s individual needs and corresponding performance improvement steps. Whether you are […]


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Are You Working IN or ON the Business?

April 22, 2016

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. — Stephen R Covey Are you leading your business, or is your business leading you? Are you Working IN or […]


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Leading with Empathy

March 29, 2016

Empathy Definition: The feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions: the ability to share someone else’s feelings. Empathy is valuable in the workplace. Most of us work on teams. We must be able to foster productive […]


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Setting Goals for 2017

October 30, 2015

If you haven’t completed your goals for 2017. It is ok. You are not alone. Your goal planning process should be fairly straight forward and follow the SMART ( Specific, Realistic, Attainable, Realistic, Measurable) acronym. SMART goals are built for […]


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Tips for Increasing Accountability

5 Step Process to Gain Accountability

August 26, 2015

Accountability continues to be a very valuable topic today for my clients. They tell me there is real confusion on the topic and quite honestly far too little accountability being executed in their companies. I am going to discuss a […]


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Develop Leadership Capabilities

July 31, 2015

Most improvement comes from changing behaviors. It really does not matter whether you are trying to upgrade your status of your health by exhibiting an increased cadence of exercise or developing your leadership capabilities by making progress on behaviors associated […]


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Leadership Behaviors of Empowerment

February 25, 2015

As a leader, how do you empower your people to take action? Enable others to act, one of the 5 practices of exemplary leaders, is probably the most often cited as having the largest area of need for improvement. This […]


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Management vs. Leadership

October 31, 2013

Often I hear two words used interchangeably and, in my mind, they are words that are not synonyms. The two words are leadership and management. Certainly leaders need to manage at times but not all managers actually lead.     […]


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