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Help My Boss is an Idiot! 5 Steps to Freedom

Hey everyone! I started writing this post and it just kept coming! I separated it into 4 posts so you can take your time considering the advice and perspective it offers. Each post ends with a bit of developmental work

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How Do I Motivate My Team

Here is another of our short videos answering commonly asked leadership questions. This one is critical. In an age when only 1/3 of american workers are engaged (according to Gallop research) the ability to motivate takes on a whole new

Posted in Leader Attributes, leadership, leadership development, Leadership development Questions, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities, Leadership Training, New Leader Training

If you were an animal which one would you be?

Don’t you just love this question? I have used it when opening an activity for a group and needed an icebreaker to help people to loosen up. Works pretty well. What amazes me is that there are managers asking this

Posted in Behavioral interviewing, Hiring talent, leadership development, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Leadership Development Training Question: How do I motivate my team?

After the age old “Is a leader born or made?” the question “How do I motivate my people?” comes up over and over again in our training programs. Answering this question is both simple and complex. 3 Dimensions of Motivation

Posted in leadership, leadership development, Leadership development Questions, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities, Self Leadership Development

Trust Takes Time

Trust takes time   I received a question a while back from a reader who asked…   One of the biggest challenges I see in my work environment is a lack of trust among the leadership team.  We expect our staff

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Hey Gallup Management Journal: Good Job!

“People are our greatest asset” Well after slamming the article in the GMJ about a tribal knowledge article a few weeks back I felt compelled to go back and read some more. I found an article on managing. I have

Posted in Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Developing Alignment in a Leadership Role

Alignment One of the most difficult things to do as a leader is to ensure that your whole team is moving in the same direction at the same pace at the same time. This is not much of an issue

Posted in leadership, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Would you like to join our committee? Well NO Actually!

Committee Is it possible for a nine letter word to mimic a four letter word? When it comes to this word I believe so. The life of a leader is often filled with meetings. This is not a bad thing

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