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Self-Management Includes Stress Management

  It’s been said, “If you want to be a great leader, be present.” Do you agree? As we continue to dive into this blog series’ theme of self-management, I’d like to focus on the importance of stress management to...

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Practicing Positive Self-Management

  After the year-end crunch attention naturally shifts to focusing on goals for the new year and professional development opportunities. However, this is also a great time to reflect upon both accomplishments and “misses”...

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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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Crunch Time Is Accountability Time

  The BLOG topic this month is “leading through year end crunch time”. The best method to manage your team’s performance is by giving immediate feedback. Therefore, the best way to effectively manage and monitor your...

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Embracing The Year-end Crunch

I know you’re probably thinking... “Martha, why should I embrace what’s probably the most stressful and generally disliked time of the year, on top of a global pandemic? I’ll tell you why. It’s an opportunity 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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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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Communicate Business Plans & Measure Progress Effectively

  Our BLOG topic for this month is about 2021 business planning competencies. No matter how carefully you’ve crafted your strategic plan during this pandemic, successful implementation will depend on how you communicate it to your...

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Improved Decision Making and Problem Solving

  Now that we’ve covered visioning and innovative thinking, planning skills, and analytical and critical thinking skills, as a part of your business plans for the upcoming year. Let’s take a look at a couple of other competencies...

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