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Happy workers perform better! Or do they? Doesn’t it all depend? There is the employee who is an independent, goal-oriented, hard-working self-starter who finds happiness at work when given challenging assignments, left alone to accomplish them, and rewarded based on … Continue reading

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We have talked a lot about helping your team find their way through change and what causes disengagement. This time, we thought we’d share tips from a master of Transition Management, William Bridges. His contention is that its not the … Continue reading

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When people give reasons for resisting change, they’re usually lying. And for good reason—they’re ashamed of telling the truth! Here’s why. Resistance is born when people hold any ONE of these three beliefs: 1. “I can’t change . . . … Continue reading

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Good employees have upward skills.   They clarify expectations. They accept responsibility. They ask for and accept feedback. They communicate successes and failures. They handle criticism. They show loyalty. They understand and accept you. They are not needy. They can … Continue reading

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    We just returned from New York City.  Martha worked with a team determined to take their leadership effectiveness to a new level…very inspiring.  Meaningful discussions were facilitated about raising your leadership confidence and courage by learning more about your … Continue reading

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We received a call recently from a manager dealing with a supervisor that was going “native”.  The supervisor failed to respond when a member of her team performed poorly.    The first problem was that the manager had to bring the … Continue reading

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We’ve had several meetings with clients over the past month. When asked about how things are going with their employees the replies have been “…well, it’s performance review time again.” followed by the eye roll.     (Of course we … Continue reading

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You lead a darn good team, except for one person. You’ve talked to him, gently, several times. Nothing changes.   You know you should deal with it, but you hardly have time to breathe.    It’s the “I’ll-stop-smoking-tomorrow” or the “I’ll-start-the-diet-tomorrow” … Continue reading

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“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react.” John Maxwell   Recap of leader quick tip: Everybody loses when leaders’ emotions get triggered and they react badly.   The 90% explains those often to referred to … Continue reading

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  Do people pursue only personal payoffs? … Belief 3: Satisfaction . . .”The things I get from my job are satisfying.” Here’s a quick-review glance at the three conditions for motivation and performance: Belief-1—Confidence—“I believe I can do what … Continue reading

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