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Having Resentment Within Your Team?

  With the turmoil of the pandemic and political unrest, you may be seeing resentment creep into your team. Under stress, differences of all sorts may be more common, even with many teams still working remotely.  And once resentment is...

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Practicing Effective Self-Management In 2021

  I chose self-management as the theme to close out the year because COVID 19 has tested every leader globally. Leaders of for profit, nonprofit and faith based organizations! And when things go awry, we can find ourselves thrown off our...

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Leader Trust: Relatability and Acceptance

  Being relatable and being accepting of others are key competencies in building and maintaining trust with your team, especially during the COVID 19 pandemic. My blogs have been covering the topic of trust in the leadership context this...

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Humility and Transparency In Performance Reviews

In order for the mid-year performance discussion to have an impact, there needs to be trust between you, the leader and your employee. Trust is the foundation for healthy relationships.  “Trust = Reliability Over Time”. For you,...

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Giving Feedback At The Mid-Year Performance Review

  I’ve spent the past few weeks talking about the importance of the mid-year performance review particularly during the pandemic. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with...

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Mid-Year Performance Reviews During a Pandemic

  Best practice performance management is to have a check-in on goals and performance at mid-year...especially during a global pandemic. This year it’s even more important as most companies are having to recalibrate 2020 year-end...

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The Gift of Belonging

The next leader gift to your team for December is the sense of belonging. Holiday bells are ringing, and your co-workers are likely feeling the positive energy of the season. It’s beneficial for you as the leader to share a sense of belonging...

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The Gift of Compassion

Now that we’re in the holiday season, you’ll notice joy along with the end-of-year stress. It’s a good idea to practice compassion with your team members to gain insight into what makes them tick. We all have a desire for people to...

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Every-Day Leaders and Performance Management Part 2 of 2

Performance results are what leaders and companies use to determine success. It is certainly wonderful being in charge of successful performers. The flip side of managing low performers however, is more of a challenge. In this blog, we’ll talk...

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