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Self-Management Includes Stress Management

  It’s been said, “If you want to be a great leader, be present.” Do you agree? As we continue to dive into this blog series’ theme of self-management, I’d like to focus on the importance of stress management to...

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High Performing Employee Retention Pitfalls Part I

In my previous blogs this month, I discussed why retaining your high performers is essential to your business’s success. I believe it’s important to first explore why many employee retention programs fall short. No matter how much...

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Understanding Motivators That Drive Results

The second leadership coaching topic this month is about motivators. Our motivators are tied directly to our values…that handful of things that are most important to us... our “WHY”. Motivators drive us to make decisions all day...

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What’s Your Vision For Success?

  A key leadership competency is creating a vision of success. Stephen Covey explains in “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People”, visioning inspires us to achieve a desired outcomes. Have you envisioned a picture of success...

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Being Self- Accountable in 2020

Practicing Self-Accountability in 2020 The new-year confetti have been swept away and you’ve set your goals for the year. Unfortunately, the experts say that most new year’s resolutions have been deserted by now. However, when you think...

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The Gift of Appreciation

To finish our blog series on leader gifts, I’ve chosen the act of showing appreciation. There’s so much to be thankful for going into this new decade. When we choose to demonstrate gratitude towards others, good things multiply! As you...

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The Gift of Developing Others

One of the best leadership gifts for your team is developing your employees. I talk about this concept often as it’s a best practice of the effective every-day leader. When combined with the notion of gift-giving, however, you’ll...

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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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Hiring Great Talent

As you approach the time of year to do your own performance self-assessment, how do you rate yourself on selecting talent for your team? You are the sum of the people closest to you. If you’ve heard this adage, you know it’s true. The...

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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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