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Leading To The Individual

Your own self-awareness as a leader has been the topic for this month as you prepare for the annual performance appraisal process. We’ve covered the two key competencies of hiring the right people and active listening this month. Now, ...

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Listening Skills That Work

This month I’ve been writing about self-awareness and the importance of assessing your own performance for 2019. Something that repeatedly comes up for my coaching clients as a critical leader competency is active listening. With ...

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Self-Assess Your Leader Effectiveness

This month we’ll look at YOU as a leader. While you’ve been guiding your team in the fourth quarter crunch, it’s time to self-assess to prepare for your own annual performance review. Before diving in, I want to emphasize that the ...

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STOP Office Gossip

Credibility and trust are key to effective leadership. Now that Q4 crunch time is upon us, don’t let the negativity of the rumor mill with your team get in the way of progress. The environment is ripe for gossip and rumors. Your employees ...

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Get Employees Ready for Q4 Crunch Time

Fall is here! With it comes the fourth quarter “crunch time”. Most view it as a time to prepare for the year-end crunch. I’m excited to kickoff this month with inspiring tips to keep employees motivated to help you ...

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Acceptance of Differences and Trust

High performing leaders know that a positive workplace is ideal for fostering a culture of high performance. We’ve introduced the topic of trust in the workplace this month. Now we’ll explore how acceptance plays an important role ...

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The Dangers of Stress To Your Mental Well-being

Stress is more than a daily annoyance. It affects our lives, both physiologically and psychologically, at work and at home. It’s important to recognize and understand the negative effects of stress as we pursue our path to mental well-being and a ...

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Mental Wellbeing And A Positive Employee Experience

Summer is a favorite time of year for most of us! Hopefully you’ve been able to take time off to tend to your mental wellbeing, a focal point for you and your team’s employee experience. After effectively completing your midyear performance ...

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Motivating Your Employees At The Mid-Year Review

A critical competency as a seasoned leader is being able to motivate employees to perform well throughout the year. At performance review time, however, you may face hesitancy and resistance to feedback. How can you keep them motivated while ...

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Mid-Year Employee Performance Review Part 2

Mid-Year Employee Performance Review Part 2 Getting prepared for performance reviews is a must this time of the year. Checking in on goals and performance is best practice at  mid-year , as it ensures a higher probability of success at year-end. ...

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