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TRUST - The Foundation for Remote Working Relationships

  Organizations don’t function effectively without trust. Success, even survival in your business is dependent on trust. It is for this reason that I’ve chosen Trust - The Foundation for Remote Working Relationships as this...

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Humility and Transparency In Performance Reviews

In order for the mid-year performance discussion to have an impact, there needs to be trust between you, the leader and your employee. Trust is the foundation for healthy relationships.  “Trust = Reliability Over Time”. For you,...

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Mid-Year Performance Reviews During a Pandemic

  Best practice performance management is to have a check-in on goals and performance at mid-year...especially during a global pandemic. This year it’s even more important as most companies are having to recalibrate 2020 year-end...

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Improve Mental Wellbeing by “Unplugging”

Eating. Sleeping. Screens. These three words can easily describe the average day of our tech obsessions during COVID 19. What you may be surprised to know is that these 3 words apply to a far wider segment of the American public. A 2019 report by...

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Leadership Competencies To Lead Through COVID-19 And Beyond

I’m often asked, “Martha, are leaders born or made?” If you’ve been following my BLOG posts, you know that I firmly believe leaders are made and only after certain  key competencies have been identified, harnessed,...

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Being Self- Accountable in 2020

Practicing Self-Accountability in 2020 The new-year confetti have been swept away and you’ve set your goals for the year. Unfortunately, the experts say that most new year’s resolutions have been deserted by now. However, when you think...

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Are You Prepared To Lead in 2020?

  The start of a new year can be both exciting and intimidating. And this year, we’ve got a brand-new decade beginning! I’m honored to guide you through this month of new beginnings by practicing goal setting,...

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The Gift of Developing Others

One of the best leadership gifts for your team is developing your employees. I talk about this concept often as it’s a best practice of the effective every-day leader. When combined with the notion of gift-giving, however, you’ll...

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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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