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Tribute To Jim Shields, An RV Industry Giant

The world lost Jim Shields yesterday.  Jim was an RV Dealer in Northern California.  His stores operated under the Pan Pacific RV Centers brand.  Operating RV dealerships was a second career that he started in the 1980s.  He left his … 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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Learning to Lead

How does one learn to lead? Experience is a good teacher. Participate at every level. Don’t back away from positions of responsibility. For example, class officer, extra-curricular activity leader, and sports team captain are great ways to gain leadership experience. … 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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Align, Execute, and Win!

“We will attack this day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind!”, Jack Harbaugh. Jack Harbaugh, the father of the two Super Bowl Coaches, lived by that statement. To me it’s about getting it done day after day. It takes a … Continue reading

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