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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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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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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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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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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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