Does Your Budget Link with Your Culture?

In most organizations the two concepts budget…which is about money and culture…which is about people are rarely linked or connected by intent.  They must be if you want to maximize your company’s success! The dollars that are spent should support the brand and culture that the leadership of the organization wants to create and maintain. …

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Make Challenging Conversations Stress-free

We have all been in situations where we have had a coworker who interrupts us constantly, a team member who isn’t living up to their potential or a supervisor who maybe isn’t supporting our career goals. Whatever the situation, two things remain the same… They are very stressful situations They won’t get better unless you…

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Good Listening = Good Leadership

As a leader, listening to what your employees have to say is conveying that you genuinely care about them. If you make listening a priority by taking into consideration what your team members are telling you…with an open mind, without problem solving or seeking conclusions, while that person is speaking, it will be appreciated and…

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What Your Supervisor Prefers…

Day in and day out, whether it’s personal or professional, impressions are very important. Unfortunately, we can’t get around it. It would be wonderful if we could be judged solely by the quality and quantity of our work but it just doesn’t work that way. Some supervisors judge their employees on their contributions and others…

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4 Strategic Questions

As you prepare your next strategic plan, ponder these four key questions: ARE YOU PLAYING NOT TO LOSE OR ARE YOU PLAYING TO WIN? That’s the strategic question George Kohlrieser, one of the world’s top hostage negotiators and author of Hostage at the Table, posed to 500 CEOs and their executives in Malaysia a few…

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