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Self-Accountability Is Vital to Self-Management

As we continue our self-management journey, I’d like to speak to self-accountability. The concept of accountability fascinates me. It’s one of those things that everyone agrees is important yet many fail to follow through on it for...

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Leading Through Year End Crunch Time

      For many businesses, the end of the year means crunch time. This upcoming series of blogs will focus on the best ways to keep employees motivated and manage the chaos at the end of the year during this time of stress from...

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High Performing Employee Retention Pitfalls - Part II

This is Part 2 of a 2-part blog series. For Part 1, click here.  Retaining top talent is critically important to your business. On average, high performers are very productive and highly motivated. That performance gap increases as the...

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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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Defining and Selecting Your Top Talent

This month we are addressing the topic of employee turnover particularly for your high performing employees. Please know that turnover for all performance levels is costly to your business; from maintaining intellectual capital, customer...

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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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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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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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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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