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Positive Self-Management During Crunch Time

We’ve spent time this month talking about how to manage others for a successful Q4. It’s also a great time to reflect upon what worked and what didn’t over the past year. Now we’ll wrap up this blog series with the competency ...

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M.O.T.I.V.A.T.E. Your Team in Q4

Fall sports are all about team efforts and the best coaches know how to make good use of timeouts. Just like in a tight football game, your employees will be motivated during Q4, when you call a timeout to regroup and strategize. Let’s examine ...

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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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Increase Employee Accountability in Q4

Accountability is one of the hallmarks of a great leader and high performing employees. It’s difficult to instill accountability without an intentional, focused effort. Managers love holding their team accountable because it reduces stress on ...

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Openness At Work And Trust

The majority of adults spend over 50% of their time at work and like it or not, our colleagues and boss are the people we interact with the most. This week we’ll explore openness as the third foundation of trusting professional relationships. ...

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Mid-Year Employee Performance Check-in

You’re at mid-year and in the lazy days of summer. It’s time to conduct employee performance check-ins. I talked about checking in on goals  last month.  The reason it’s the best time for this important management practice is to set your ...

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