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Kindlings: How to Deliver Bad News

A common issue I have encountered working with hundreds of speaking and training clients all over the US is failure to deliver bad news in a timely manner. Most people don’t deliver bad news because they are afraid of the … Continue reading

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Leaders and Sacrifice

“Leadership is about inspiration-of oneself and of others. Great leadership is about human experiences, not processes. Leadership…is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others.”- Lance Secretan In his new book Leaders Eat Last, … Continue reading

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How Leaders Fail

“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter F. Drucker The Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make • Breaking agreements and … Continue reading

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The Worst Boss You Ever Had

  Could Teach You A Few Things Over 30 years ago, I had a boss who regularly came in and yelled at the staff.  For no reason.  He just vented his anger at the world onto his staff.  And yet … Continue reading

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The Ideal Jobs for Low Stress

What Job is Right for You? Do you thrive on uncertainty, love a challenge, and like the unexpected? Or do you prefer consistency, even keel projects, predictable outcomes? Your answer will determine which job style is right for you. CareerCast.com … Continue reading

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70% of American Workers are Disengaged at Work

Which Means They Are Not Happy and Not Productive- What Can You Do? One of the most important areas to focus on when dealing with disengaged employees is really very simple:  Tie their work to your purpose. Research on happiness … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Workers are More Stressed than Ever

92% of  US Workers are Stressed   A new study from ComPsych Corp shows employee stress has escalated: • 60% of all workers have high stress, while 32% have manageable levels of stress.  Only 5% say they have low stress levels … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Millenial Employees

Millenials are one of the fastest growing employee groups worldwide, and they have the most customer interaction of any age segment. Managers often wonder how to motivate them, since they crave flexibility and meaning.  Here are a few tips from … Continue reading

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Keep Your Employees with these Key Questions

Have you read this book? First, Break All the Rules, What the World’s Great Managers Do Differently is a compilation of the findings of Gallup poll researchers who interviewed over 1 million employees, 80,000 managers and 400 companies.  The book makes several great points. … Continue reading

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Think Like an Entrepreneur- Whether You Are One or Not

Use Entrepreneurial Thinking to Excel at Your Job Many of my speaking / consulting clients are corporations, medical associations and non-profits.  Sometimes the employees feel a sense of powerlessness with all the red tape and bureaucracy.  According to the book … Continue reading

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