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The Five Laws Of Stupidity.

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"Non-stupid people always underestimate the damaging power of stupid individuals.” Over vacation, I read a great book : "The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity” by Carlo Cipolla, an economic historian.

The Secret For Running Great Meetings.

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Meetings suck. I know — we've all attended those 2-3 hour status meetings that drone on forever, stray WAY off course, and never get anything accomplished.

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The Best Leadership Secret I Know.

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No time to read? Listen here: I'm excited to tell you about my best leadership technique. What is an easy motivator you can provide at work? Money? Promotion? What can you deliver that will exponentially grow the performance of a member of your team? A single phone call. Call them at home.

Our Lives Are Like A Movie.

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I watched a great analysis of the movie Ex Machina on YouTube the other day, and the narrator spoke about how all character growth in a movie is based on three areas: weakness, need, and desire.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

How To Build Your Confidence Right Now

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Confidence is a critical part of your success. You'll need it selling, networking, connecting, negotiating, presenting, on projects, team-building, in meetings — I can go on forever. It's a major part of your business life.

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Not Enough Time At Work?

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There are little fires everywhere in the office. And we get so busy putting out those fires we can spend a whole day — even a week — spinning around and around spraying from our fire extinguishers. In the end, it’s all about time management.

Management Tools For Leaders: Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy

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Tool #5 - Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy This week, let’s understand how companies position themselves in the marketplace to succeed - The Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy.

Management Tools For Leaders: The FADE Cycle

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Tool #4 - The FADE Cycle This week, let’s focus on a simple methodology for problem/process review and improvement - The FADE Cycle. Summary: FADE is a quality performance model and a simple methodology for business improvement.

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Management Tools For Leaders: Cause & Effect Diagram

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Tool #3 - Cause & Effect (Fishbone) Diagram This week, let’s focus on a great root causal analysis tool - the Cause & Effect Diagram. Summary: It’s a great tool for brainstorming and encouraging team participation.

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Management Tools For Leaders: The 9-Box Grid

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Tool #2 - The Nine Box Grid This week, let’s focus on a great talent management tool - the 9-Box Grid. Summary: It is a grid-based assessment tool used to evaluate employees' performance levels and potential for growth to fit them into each of these 9 areas.

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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

Management Tools For Leaders: The Pareto Principle

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Tool #1 - The Pareto Principle Each week, I will be presenting tools that most leaders use to solve problems, run successful initiatives, and most of all, deliver like a leader. This week, let’s start out with one of my favorites, The Pareto Principle.

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Are You Being Bullied?

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I hate bullies. I’ve encountered bullies in elementary school, certain professors in college, and most of all, on the job. There are all sorts of bullies in the workplace: Your boss vacillates on decisions and makes it seem like your fault. Peers valiantly try to one-up you by making you look bad.

If Life Is Kicking You In The Ass, Time To Kick Back.

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“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger To win, you must exploit the system. I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”.

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Learn How To Better Communicate With Your Audience.

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Communication is a critical component of almost any day-to-day activity. Your audience might be a group of clients, a customer in your store, your team, or just the most significant prospect you’ll ever land. Know Who You're Speaking To. Too many people wing it.

Knowing When To Quit Is Essential.

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“All successful people have quit. Some, often. Knowing when to quit is essential.” — Scott Galloway We’ve all done it — staying too long at a company and then getting laid off.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Do Not Hit That Snooze Bar!

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We all love our sleep. It’s the only time we have to ourselves, and rightly so, we should be selfish when it comes to healthy, restful sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. It’s just as important as eating a balanced, nutritious diet and exercising.

How Leadership REALLY Works (and why your team isn’t crushing it every day).

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You’re a good manager. You listen to your people. You help them with obstacles. You try your best to be a better leader. But for some reason, your department is stagnant. You aren’t getting the ‘hot’ projects. Your team comes to work defeated and war-torn.

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The New Rules Of Virtual Meeting Etiquette.

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How Corporate REALLY Works (and why you’re not moving up as fast as you should be).

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You work hard. You come in early, stay late. You are good friends with everyone. If asked, you jump. But for some reason, you’re not moving up. You don’t get that promotion. You get paltry bonuses. And worst of all, people whom you’d never expect to move up, do. What’s going on?

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

My Gift To You 2021

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I believe that staying abreast of new ideas, trends, and information is essential to a high-performing career and business. My job is to help YOU cut through the noise and find resources that are worth consuming and energize your spirit. This is my gift to you. Enjoy! Stand Out Authors in 2021: 1.

What's your Q-SCORE?

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A Q-Score is a measurement. It's the familiarity and appeal of a brand, celebrity, company, or entertainment product (e.g., television show). The higher the Q-Score, the more highly regarded the item or person is, among those who are aware of the subject.

Hybrid Work — Do What's Best For You.

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It’s been a long 22 months. The accelerated effects of the pandemic on workplace life have, in fact, delivered a much-needed surprise — working from home.

Motivate Your Team So They Stick Around.

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"They should motivate themselves — I've got too much to do!" And suddenly, your best people give their notice and leave. It's a FACT: Successful leaders figure out how to strategically motivate their team every day.

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Educate Your People To Build A Solid Team.

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"You know your job — just do it!" Most managers forget that educating your troops is an ongoing process. Great leaders build a learning journey for every team member who reports to them. Success relies on the consistent growth of your team, expanding their knowledge base and experience.

Do You Need To Educate Your People To Build A Better Team?

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"You know your job — just do it!" Most managers forget that educating your troops is an ongoing process. Great leaders build a learning journey for every team member who reports to them. Success relies on the consistent growth of your team, expanding their knowledge base and experience.

Do You Need To Delegate More To Be Successful?

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"I hate to delegate — it's easier if I just do it myself." That's a recipe for a management disaster. Leaders build a delegation strategy in everything they do. The more they delegate lower-level tasks, the more time they have to spend planning, leading, communicating, and growing their team.

Do You Need To Communicate More To Be Successful?

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"Yeah, yeah. I have to communicate more." NO, not 'more'. You have to communicate strategically to your team, peers, and key people above you to be a great leader. It's not MORE communication, it's how, when, what, and why you're communicating.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Eliminate Your Problem Child.

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If you manage a team, you probably have a problem child (or two). They forget to do things, miss deadlines, push back frequently, and overall do not fit in with the other high-performing members of your team.

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You might get lucky today.

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Most people expect certain things to happen (cause and effect): "I send out resumes and I'll get interviews/job offers." "I I promote massively on social media and I'll get lots of clients." "I I set the goals for my team and they will perform perfectly."

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Be A Better Leader - 20 Leadership Hacks For Managers.

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I managed large teams for over 15 years in corporate and have been coaching C-Level clients for 15 more. During this time, I've probably run into every scenario a manager can experience. Here are my top 20 hacks to make you a better leader (in no special order): 1.

The Key To Charisma.

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"You can have a conversation with anyone — provided you actually care about what they say." I'm genuinely curious about people. So when I go out, I am intentional about being genuinely curious about people I run into. I'll chat with the check-out people at my supermarket.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Returning To Work & How To Acclimate Your Employees.

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Businesses and employees are at a critical juncture right now. As the pandemic hopefully recedes and business gets back to a 'new' normal, companies are running into a recalcitrant employee who might not want to come back and work in the office. Not everyone.

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Now Is The Time To Plan For 2020.

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December is the perfect time to start laying out your plans for the new year. First, I'd like you to revisit 2019 to better understand where you are and where you need to go.

How To Lead Effective Virtual Teams.

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As we slowly emerge from our country’s pandemic, there will be many current and future adjustments to how we work. The impact to our teams and how we manage them will be a major concern for all leaders moving forward.

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How To Make Your People Feel Special.

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One of my favorite stories this year is A Christmas Carol, By Charles Dickens — and my favorite part is the end: But he was early at the office next morning. Oh, he was early there. If he could only be there first, and catch Bob Cratchit coming late! That was the thing he had set his heart upon.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.