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Be An Authentic Leader

A couple of my clients have been tested by their company culture and environments recently. It was challenging for them to realize that, even with their advanced leadership skills, something was missing – trust. Both leaders thought that they had excellent managers who trusted them, however in an environment of rapid change and high pressure […]

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Would you get Applause from your Customers?

    I was on my way to an appointment at a large manufacturing company a few months ago. As I walked toward the door, an employee stormed out of the front office, slamming the door and muttering loudly about what he thought of the company. The receptionist ignored me for several minutes while talking […]

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Are you a High Performance SCORES Leader?

Research done by Ken Blanchard’s company indicated that six elements were necessary for high performing organizations to be consistently successful. The acronym they used to describe these elements is SCORES. S= Shared information and open communication affecting decision making. (Y/N) C= Compelling vision that energizes and excites support at all levels. (Y/N) O= Ongoing learning […]

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What Not to Delegate

Most Leaders know how to determine which tasks they should delegate, but it’s not often that they focus on what not to delegate.  Elizabeth Dickerson, who runs the “Delegation Boot Camp” for AMA offers a tip sheet for this topic. Here are her suggestions: “Don’t Delegate: Tasks that are sensitive or personal in nature. Performance […]

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Saying “No” Takes Courage

I think it takes more courage to say ‘no’ and  exclude things than to add things to your list! Marshall Goldsmith wrote What got you here won’t get you There, which advises using a “To-Don’t” List.  Create your own list of things you don’t want to continue doing.  What would that look like? Be very […]

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