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Accountability for delivering on your plan for 2014 is one of your most important roles. It requires many management skills to hold your employees accountable. And the truth is, holding your folks accountable is your choice. There are 2 HUGE problems … Continue reading

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As leaders we all face people and business challenges that require mental toughness.  So what does that mean, understanding that it’s all in the eye of the beholder, right? A recent article about this subject by Amy Morin suggested mentally … Continue reading

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An executive story. He goes to the doctor. Cancer. Two years and he’s gone. His wife vows never to go to the doctor again—“I’ll hear something I don’t won’t to hear.” She gets sick. No doctor. Gets worse. No doctor. … Continue reading

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The “how to” for any leadership skill will not work without dealing with the things that get in the way!  So what gets in the way? For most every leadership skill, the “how to” is a short list of simple … Continue reading

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Leaders who strive for perfection deny top performance. Here’s why. The leader sets unrealistic expectations for others, so they fail. When they fail the manager heaps criticism onto them. The leader is sensitive to the need for perfection, and insensitive … Continue reading

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College professors often say, “This would be a great place to work, if it weren’t for the students.” And leaders sometimes think it, too, about their employees. Fifty years ago, leading was defined as getting things done through others. Leading … Continue reading

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Honest self-talk: A poor performance review would tell his truth. Actually, he should be fired. I don’t even like him. But . . . I don’t want him mad at me. What will others think about me? Below the surface: … Continue reading

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  Do you ever feel like these two kayakers…working so hard against the current professionally or personally, day in and day out?   Every great leader has it – ENERGY—and plenty of it!   And you can’t have energy without … Continue reading

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Every failure gets you closer to success.   Each one gets you closer to giving up.   Which will you choose?   Choosers of success hold an edge!     Recap of leader quick tip: You choose where failure leads … Continue reading

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  Are you committed to making 2012 your Breakthrough YEAR…no matter where you are in your journey?   Well join me and 12 other transformational speakers who will give you the resources and strategy to take your life to the … Continue reading

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