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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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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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Good Sleep Is A Cornerstone of Mental Wellbeing

Welcome to the month of “back to school” and for many it’s back to reality. Regardless of whether you have children in school, you can bet some of your employees do. This time of year begs adjustments, including bedtime and sleep. We spoke in ...

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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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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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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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