Tag Archives: communication

Don’t Assume- ASK

Get Clear Information from Someone in the Know One of the hardest parts of any job is feeling like you are missing critical data you need. Sometimes that data is product and service-related and other times, it is personnel-related. Lately, it might … Continue reading

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Fire Up! Your Business Standards

You Do Have the Power to Stop Negative Behavior No matter what kind of professional you are, CEO, executive, business owner, doctor, lawyer, manager, you have the right and indeed, the responsibility, to set standards for your workplace.  Many fields have set standards … Continue reading

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Igniting Your Promotion- What You Can Do

5:15 Can Make All the Difference In an article in Fortune Small Business, FSB, Pat Croce shared a clever way to stay on top of his employees’ progress, concerns and successes. Every Friday, all employees and managers write a progress report that lands … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your Communications at Work

 If You Don’t Know What’s Going On, Ask One of the hardest parts of any job is feeling like you are missing critical data you need.  Sometimes that data is product and service-related and other times, it is personnel-related.  If you … Continue reading

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Fire Up! Your Employee Success

Stress Express Tip:  Give Crystal Clear Expectations to Your People Welcoa leader David Hunnicutt says that only 10% of all employers have crystal clear expectations for their employees. That’s especially astonishing when you need them to perform at high levels under significant pressure. If they … Continue reading

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What’s In it For Them?

Focus on Customer Needs First and Foremost All too often, as a CEO, entrepreneur, manager or leader, we are looking at our bottom line, our corporate goals, our sales forecasts. etc. Equally important is to focus on the needs and issues of our … Continue reading

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Get People Fired Up by Expressing Gratitude

Praise Others and Say Thank You According to the US. Department of Labor, 46% of all people who quit do so because they felt they are not appreciated for the work they do. According to James Howard, 92% of workers … Continue reading

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Toxic People Destroy Your Work Environment

The Dangers of Toxic People In his book, Social Intelligence, Daniel Goleman writes about recent brain research which is quite compelling. “One person’s inner state affects and drives the other person…. We actually catch each other’s emotions like a cold.” … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflict with Non-Violent Communication

One of the most profound and powerful books I have ever read is Non-Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg. Written by a man who has negotiated between Palestinians and Israelis, gang war members, business associates and married couples, this book holds the key to getting what … Continue reading

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Value Others as a Way of Staying Fired Up!

I received this poignant story via email today- I don’t know the author but it is inspiring. Let me know if it touches your heart, too. A young man learns what’s most important in life from the guy next door. … Continue reading

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