25 results for author: Bruce Eckfeldt


Here Are 6 Ways to Make Sure Your Team is Following Through on Their Promises

It's easy to make promises. It's harder to deliver on them. Yet, you need consistent delivery if you and your team are going to get the results you want. You need clear goals and disciplined execution. Unfortunately, I see teams struggling with this on a ...
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Highly Successful People Excel in All 6 of these Key Aspects of their Lives, Not Just One or Two

Many people excel in one or two area of their lives, but neglect the others. Here's how to tell if you're taking a balanced or lopsided approach. I get called into to many coaching engagements because one of the leaders of a company is struggling. Of...
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Thinking of Hiring a Coach? Make Sure You Choose the Right Kind

Having a coach can help you develop and improve. The difficulty is selecting the right one. Most executives and business leaders understand the value of having a coach and how coaches can help accelerate change and boost performance. Over the years, I've ...
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The Best Way to Improve Your Team’s Decision Making is to Record and Review Your Previous Decisions

The best way to improve is to record your thinking process and review your outcomes. The main job of leadership teams is to make decisions for the company. Teams that make more efficient decisions will win. It will allow them to quickly respond to issues ...
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6 Leadership Mistakes Most New CEOs Make and How to Fix Them

Making your way to the top takes many skills. However, once you get there, those same skills can become a liability. Making it to the top requires competitive drive, expert knowledge, cunning intellect, and the ability to execute tasks better than anyone ...
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6 Key Steps to Increase Your Team’s Accountability on its Commitments

A great strategy is worthless if your team doesn't deliver on its commitments. Here are six ways to increase accountability and progress on goals. As an executive team coach, one of my first jobs is to make sure a team has a clear and effective strategy ...
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Is Your Team Overwhelmed by Emails? Try These 12 Rules for Better Emailing

As a team coach, I'm focused on elevating the performance and results of the organizations I work with. And regardless of whether it's leadership, management, or project teams, communication is critical to their effectiveness. Unfortunately, email tends to be ...
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Good Leaders Are Powerful Systems Thinkers. Here’s How You Can Become One

Seeing your business as a system can help make you a better strategist and a more insightful leader. Here are five ways to get started. I wasn't always a businessperson. My training was in architecture. While this didn't put me directly on the path of ...
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Here’s Why Market Share May be a False Measure of Success

You might think that with a market capitalization now of over $1.1 trillion, Apple owns the vast majority of the smartphone market. Logical, but wrong. In fact, Apple had under 25 percent of the total handhelds shipped for most of 2019 and was actually the ...
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5 Most Common Problems With Daily Huddles and How to Fix Them

Daily huddles are key to high-performing teams. To keep yours focused and on-point, avoid these five pitfalls. One of the hardest parts of team performance is coordinating and aligning individual efforts. Too often everyone is working hard and trying to be ...
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Now is the Time to Figure Out How You’ll Thrive in the New Normal Post COVID-19

Good companies are finding smart ways to survive COVID-19. Great companies are planning how they are going to thrive once we're out of the woods.COVID-19 is upending every business in every industry, with many doing everything they can just to survive each ...
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3 Biases Every Leadership Team Needs to Watch Out For

Leadership teams can fall into thinking traps like any other team. Here are three common pitfalls and how to avoid them. As a strategic coach, I spend a lot of time helping leadership teams assess their current situations and find key areas that need ...
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