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Teamwork is a value!

Teamwork is important within any organization but it’s also critical to have a “team mentality” in dealing with organizations outside your own. The principles of team apply to both types of relationships. Each organization has to be skilled in what … Continue reading

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Are You Chasing B.S.O.s? Another Study Says, “Don’t!”

Has extremism taken over North America? Have you left the pier with the others?  Seems like almost nobody wants to be balanced any more.  Radicals, those way over what was once the top, get the 24-hour news cycle’s attention. Is … Continue reading

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How To Make A Great Decision Every Time

Decision-making is only as good as the process you use. I guarantee this one works. 1. Identify the Problem – Einstein said, “If I had 16 days to solve a problem, I would spend the first 15 defining it.” 2. … Continue reading

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More Simple Steps to Great Leadership!

Listen! Become a good listener. Study listening. Learn and hone empathic listening skills. Use reflective listening tools like questioning and paraphrasing. Become a cheerleader for your people. Make sure they understand and believe that your success is their success AND … Continue reading

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Planning as a Way to Motivate and Communicate.

I had a great experience recently as the facilitator, helping a Foundation update its strategic plan.  Working with the Executive Committee and then the entire Board of Directors reinforced my beliefs that the process of planning is more important than … Continue reading

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Planning? Or Reacting?

Planning – There was a TV commercial years ago with a tag line that rang true to me. The line was, “No one plans to fail but many fail to plan.” The commercial was about putting money away for retirement … Continue reading

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