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We all want a team of A Players working for us. You know, the kind that drives the business forward, improves your culture, and are the picture of your next superstar?
But How Do You Find Those A Players?
You learn to look deeper.
Diversity of skills and talents are to be expected in the workplace. We […]
What is the “Meaning of Life?” Wow! What a loaded question.
There comes a time in almost everyone’s life when they look in the mirror and ask themselves that question. I have done it many times. I usually ask myself what meaning am I bringing to the world around me? What value am I contributing? How am […]
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At work, we depend on one another to be consistent and dependable. Both are very important attributes to building trust in the workplace. But what about when a person is consistent AND dependable but you still aren’t able to trust? My theory: congruency. Why? Because it’s how I define that ‘hinky’ feeling I get when […]
This is a guest blog post by Todd Kane, President of Evolved.
Many business owners and managers struggle with a long list of priorities and projects. This situation continues to compound itself as an organization grows. To break free from this vicious circle of compounding responsibilities, a leader must start delegating responsibilities.
When a leader leverages delegation […]
Leadership Development is Important
Research and experience show that the quality of leadership affects employee effort and productivity; the ability to attract and retain talent; customer service and retention; profitability and market capitalization. Leadership development, done well, is a powerful way to build talent, unlock the potential of your people, improve individual and organizational performance, and […]
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Productivity and Paperclips
I once came across some paperclips in a desk drawer. The desk was one of many pieces of furniture that were recently purchased from an auction where the assets of a bankrupt business were being liquidated for pennies on the dollar. It was enough furniture to completely outfit an office.
When I reached into […]
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As a leader, I’m sure that you have heard lots about Emotional Intelligence, also known as EQ. A lot of leaders that I work with will even roll their eyes when I bring up EQ. They tell me that they’re tired of hearing about it. But there’s a reason we need to talk about EQ…
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Peter F. Drucker once said: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Spot on! However, a lot of executives and leaders I have worked with have struggled to understand what that means. Their lack of understanding is not their fault; they have been classically trained in business Schools all over the world to think and act logically, based […]
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Strategic talent management is all about ensuring that your team and organization have the talent they need to get the job done and help the business win.
Well-meaning, but lopsided investments in talent management (TM) can be extremely wasteful. A big investment in recruiting, for example, will be wasted if all the new people you are […]
Posted in People, Thoughts, Vision & Strategy | Tagged Coaching, Culture, Development, Engagement, Hiring, Orienting, Performance Management, Recruiting, Retention, Talent Management, team, Training | Leave a comment
Do you need a fancy title on your business card to be a leader? Do you need to have the corner office with floor to ceiling windows and great view of the city? How about a company car? An Executive Assistant?
I know, you know that the answer is “No.”
Being a leader is a state of […]