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3 Skills for Leadership Vision Success

Use these 3 skills to define and execute your leadership vision. Executing leadership vision may be among the toughest core competencies for leaders to develop. To successfully execute your leadership vision, you must be able to define the vision, strategy, and tactical plan for your organization, and then effectively communicate it to your team in[…]

How You Can Inspire Innovation In Your Team

Inspire innovation in your company culture to create competitive advantage and long-term growth. If you’re anything like I was, you’ve read articles about the innovation greats in the business world with a whole lot of respect and perhaps a bit of jealousy. How is it that some companies seem to have innovation ingrained in their[…]

Time for Amazing Results

Manage Your Time for Amazing Results!

Do you produce amazing results? You have the same number of minutes in the day as the President, the Pope, and Elon Musk.  Are you using those minutes to maximize your professional results and personal enjoyment? Mark Sanborn, in his session on “Managing time for maximum results”, teaches that focused attention beats brains & brawn every[…]

Strategic Change

8 Rules for Making Change Stick

   Dr. Terry Paulson, Author of “Paulson on Change” In a recent study almost 35% of executives predicted drastic change within their organization within the next year.  The majority admitted most change efforts in the past had failed.  At the same time too many businesses aren’t changing enough:  big investments in old systems, fixation with[…]

Cost - Lack of Morale and Motivation

$400B Management Fail (10 steps you can take to avoid it)

Take back your company’s chunk of almost $400 Billion dollar lost in the U.S. Economy each year – or – Morale and Motivation:  How important are they and what can I do about it? by Jonathan Seitz I began my career as a manager within a volunteer organization. Later (after I entered the business world),[…]

Dissatisfied customers - who needs them?

Complaining Customers (Clients, Bosses) – WHO NEEDS THEM??

Turning Dissatisfied Customers Into Promoters   “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays our wages.” –  Henry Ford If we have a job or a business, we have customers (or clients*). Some of us connect directly with the customers that supply all of[…]

Strategic Thinking - Leadership & Management Skill

Strategic Thinking, 4 Pitfalls, and How to Avoid Them

What is Strategic Thinking? We use the words “Vision” and “Strategy” to talk about where we’re going.  Strategic thinking is future-based. Vision, according to Ron Crossland, is the search for meaning.  What do we want to be, as a company, as a department, as a team?  What’s our destination, and why are we choosing to[…]

Humor is a Management Tool

Improve your communication, boost creativity and morale, reduce stress – the Fun Way!!

People want to have fun.  Lighten up the workplace and you’ll get results fast! In our July session, Dr. Terry Paulson argues that humor is a great management tool.  Making people laugh does three key things: it helps in communication and relationship building it reduces stress, both personal and in the workplace it fosters creativity Communicate with[…]

Developing teams that perform as well when you are not there…

Don’t Just Talk the Talk… Don’t you love the smart aleck who says “clap your hands when I say three”, and then counts “one… two…” and claps on the third beat, instead of saying “three”?  We all clap too, right?  And smarty pants knows we’ll fall for it every time.  Because whatever we hear goes out the window when we[…]