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Coaching Attitudes, Behaviors, and Techniques

December 13, 2016

I get a lot of questions from my clients about help with coaching their people for success. I universally respond that the root of the issue the leader could be having with their direct report is either based in the […]


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Creating an Effective Leader Development Program

October 31, 2016

My work has led me to some conclusions related to learning and development that will help any organization seeking to position itself for future success: 1. Leadership is Everyone’s Job. It isn’t just for senior managers; it needs to be […]


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Are Leaders Born or Made

September 30, 2016

First, let me say that the question: Are leaders born or made, is an age old question; and there is not just a simple answer. Leadership is behavioral and behaviors are influenced both by genes (personality and intellect) and by […]


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3 Step Process for Delivering Feedback

July 20, 2016

You can avoid common feedback mistakes by learning how to easily communicate important information about performance to direct reports, peers or superiors in a way that helps them hear and understand exactly what you are saying. Here is an easy […]


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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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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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How to Build a Cohesive Team

September 26, 2014

How to Build a Cohesive Team In Patrick Lencioni’s groundbreaking book, “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”, Lencioni describes 5 behaviors that, when exhibited, will lead to a cohesive team that gets things done in an efficient, stress free environment. Those […]


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Leadership Doesn’t Happen Without Courage

August 28, 2014

Leadership doesn’t happen without courage. Courage is having strength in the face of perceived pain or grief. There are a few things about courage I have observed in my study of key Leadership principles. First, courage is a skill that […]


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6 Tips for Leading With Vision

April 30, 2014

Vision is often confused with mission so let me quickly explain. Mission is “What is my business and why does it exist”. Vision is “Where do I see my business going”. A great definition of vision is “An ideal, unique […]


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