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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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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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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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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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The Dangers of Stress To Your Mental Well-being

Stress is more than a daily annoyance. It affects our lives, both physiologically and psychologically, at work and at home. It’s important to recognize and understand the negative effects of stress as we pursue our path to mental well-being and a...

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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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