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Managers: Help Your Employees Manage Up

I finished a training series recently. On the evaluation forms, I suggested a variety of topics that we could do next. Among topics like Managing Stress and Managing Change, I added “Managing Up.” This topic provoked the most interest, far and away. I ...
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How Do You Engage Staff and Clients to Find New Business Ideas?

This is a wish list for most business owners. The answer to this is …… communication, communication, communication. For Staff – whether you agree or not, all staff are all in sales. You are selling your ideas, you are selling yourself, you are ...
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15 Ways You Sabotage Trust at Work

Managers and owners of businesses have a hard enough time promoting trust at work among employees. Trust must be earned. We learned that in grade school. It cannot be mandated by some policy or bought with bonuses and perks. Google recently released a ...
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Leadership: Being Comfortable in Uncomfortable Situations

Leadership (as defined by the GLOBE study) is “the ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of the organisations of which they are members” Being comfortable in uncomfortable ...
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Courage: The Test of a True Leader

Are people born with courage? Unless you tell me you know a kid who was born with lustrous black hair, stars in their eyes, a giant S on their suite and a cape on, I would argue that no one is born with courage. Every trait we demonstrate comes with a ...
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Success – at What Price?

Today's most successful companies recognize the currencies that drive high performing employees to achieve organizational goals. Employee engagement is not a cost of success, it's essential to it. We’re conditioned to believe that those who work the ...
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To Command is to Serve

Andre Malraux was a French novelist, historian, and statesman who served as a minister under President Charles de Gaulle in the 1950s and 1960s. In this simple statement lies an entire philosophy of effective and successful management and leadership. This ...
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Everyday Leaders: Support

This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the 11th  installment of articles ...
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Two Egos Clash: A Recipe for Leadership Disaster

Our ego often turns into our greatest stumbling block. When you get two egos battling for superiority, what you end up with is a disaster. Ego prevents us from seeing things the way they really are, from seeing our true selves, and seeing the value of ...
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The Disconnect Between Technology, People and Businesses

With technology advancing at an amazing rate year after year, society and the business world seem hell-bent on automating everything. The trend is to automate as much as humanly (and inhumanly) possible. AI (Artificial Intelligence) and BI (Business Intelli...
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Why Should You Smile During Your Presentation?

It is said that it takes 43 muscles to frown and only 17 to smile. You always make others more comfortable when you look happy. Smiling also keeps us physically and emotionally healthy and can actually improve your public speaking. When you display a ...
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Empowerment is Not Enough – Go for Agency Instead

Employee empowerment has the wind in its sails, but it also has certain limitations. Agency, however, goes much further in the development of your employees. Definition of "Empowerment" In the sphere of management and organizational theory, “empowerme...
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