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Why Engagement Should Matter to YOU

In my line of work, I hear a lot about Employee Engagement

 

There are engagement surveysstrategies for engaging employees, and the costs of disengagement. But, none of this is what matters MOST about...

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STATE before STRATEGY

Ever feel like you’ve tried every strategy, every approach, every angle, every tactic, over and over, and yet, you still cannot get that under-performing employee to meet expectations?

Managing performance is a fundamental part of any...

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What Impact Will You Make on Others?

In my Coaching for Excellence class, we start with an "enlightening" activity.
 
Participants are asked to recall a person who acted as a coach to them, some time during their lifetime. It could be a workplace coach, a teacher, mentor, or...

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Curiosity or Expertise?

Remember the joy of wonder? The spark of curiosity? For children, these are easy to come by. Kids are naturally open to the world and question everything.
 
As we grow up, we learn that it is “knowledge,” not...

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Exactly 600 Seconds - GO!

You’ve got just 600 seconds…

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so grab their attention and KEEP it!

 

600 seconds. That’s all the time you have to grab your audience’s attention - and then keep it....

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I Feel Like I’m Cheating

When I was a kid in grade school, teachers stood in the front of the classroom and tried to fill our heads with volumes of the important facts, figures, and concepts that we would need to be successful in the world. Mathematical formulas, grammar...

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The Power of Radical Ownership

Some days I feel powerless. It starts with a trigger.

My manager uses “that tone.” My kids “overlook” their home chores. My direct report hasn’t completed the task that I thought was a given. A payment to one of my...

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