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5 Apps That Make Life Easier for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

  Tina Martin is this week’s guest blogger. She stays busy as a life coach in her own business, ideaspired.com and works hard to help herself and her clients achieve a healthy work-life balance. She is also working on her first book,...

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Today I Choose To Be SELF-CONFIDENT Part 2

photo by fauxels from Pexel   We’re continuing this blog on finding confidence in yourself when you most need it in your professional and personal life. Knowing yourself means knowing your own values, beliefs, fears, passions...

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Today I Choose To Be SELF-CONFIDENT Part 1

The truth is self-confidence comes from repeated successes – think about that – is it true for you? If you are not confident and do not believe in yourself, then it is difficult for other people to believe or have confidence in you....

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Having Resentment Within Your Team?

  With the turmoil of the pandemic and political unrest, you may be seeing resentment creep into your team. Under stress, differences of all sorts may be more common, even with many teams still working remotely.  And once resentment is...

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Leaders Buffer Their Team During Crunch Time

  Consider this scenario: Senior leadership calls a meeting with management to express their concerns the company might not meet goals set for the year-end crunch due to the pandemic. In a less than polite tone, they convey their extreme...

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Development of High Potential & High Performing Employees

As a leadership and organizational development consultant and coach I browse job ads for research. It’s a simple way to discover current trends in the job market. For example, over the past several years companies increasingly claim to offer...

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Being Responsible & Honest Builds Trust

Trust is defined as “...our willingness to be vulnerable to the actions of others because we believe they have good intentions and will behave well toward us. Shaylene Gupta” This month’s blog topic theme has been about the...

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Giving Feedback At The Mid-Year Performance Review

  I’ve spent the past few weeks talking about the importance of the mid-year performance review particularly during the pandemic. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with...

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Leveraging Employee Superpowers & Positive Leadership Practices

May’s blog series on leadership competencies to lead through our current crisis and beyond wraps up  with this article on leveraging your team members’ superpowers and positive leadership practices. My hope is that these tips and...

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Social Awareness During COVID-19

I have been highlighting the importance of emotional intelligence in my blog series this month. Why is social awareness an important competency for you to practice during this time of crisis? With you and your team members working remotely, being...

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