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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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What behavior builds trust for you?

Who were the few top builders of trust that you personally experienced? What did they do that was different? Fortunately, I have had several colleagues (people to whom I reported, some who reported to me, and others with whom I … Continue reading

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Want Success with Sanity? Try Delegating.

Delegating is a learned skill.   In the process of business development between start-up and growth there is a point that demands delegation.  My work with leaders in different size organizations validates this premise.  With the right people working in them, … Continue reading

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Routines Can Blunt The Keenest of Minds

Is the routine making you stale? How long have you been in the job you have now?  Do you still look forward to going to work each day?  Is the job a source of energy for you? Many of us … Continue reading

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When Is It OK to Stop Learning?

When Is It OK to Stop Learning?  The obvious answer is “never” and most of you thought of the answer, “never,” when you first saw the title. Do we act as if we need to keep learning?  What does behavior … Continue reading

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