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Acceptance of Differences To Resolve Conflict

“Your brain is like velcro for negative experiences and teflon for positive ones.” (Hansen, Mendius). As terrible as it sounds, it’s true. And as a leader, this is something that deserves your careful attention especially during...

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Embracing The Year-end Crunch

I know you’re probably thinking... “Martha, why should I embrace what’s probably the most stressful and generally disliked time of the year, on top of a global pandemic? I’ll tell you why. It’s an opportunity for...

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Time for 2021 Business Planning

The last quarter of this most unusual year is nearly upon us. This means kids are back in school (even from home), vacations have come to an end, and life and business get back to “normal”. As a leader, this is the perfect opportunity to...

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EQ & Motivation: Team Success During COVID-19 Pandemic

This month I've been writing about the importance of being an effective leader utilizing emotional intelligence during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the key components of EQ that we haven't covered yet is motivation. Daniel...

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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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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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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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Open-Mindedness, Humility and Courage - Leadership Necessities

you been taking stock of what’s needed to deliver your mid-year reviews? If you’ve been following us this month, it’s time to wrap up the six key competencies required to conduct effective reviews. Open-mindedness Humility and...

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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. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with your employees. Keeping your team members...

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See How These Leaders Improved Their Resilience

I’ve spent the last four weeks diving into the four resilience domains of Rolin McCraty. Now it’s time to share how some of my followers have applied each of these resiliency domains (physical, emotional, spiritual and mental) in their...

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