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Aug
16

7 Ways Micromanagement Stifles Creativity

“We agree completely that micromanagement is a big mistake. It diminishes people’s self-confidence, saps their initiative, and stifles their ability to think for themselves. It’s also a recipe for screwing […]

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Posted on: August 16, 2017 in Featured, Leadership
Aug
30

3 Most Important Challenges of Any Undertaking

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or start a new business there are three significant challenges you are going to face. Getting Started. Yes, that’s right. The first challenge we […]

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Posted on: August 30, 2016 in Featured, Leadership
Dec
08

We Are the Culture

Let’s take a few minutes and examine how we (employees and leaders) can affect an organization’s culture. It’s simple, just not easy and it starts and ends with us. Candidly, if […]

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Posted on: December 8, 2015 in Featured, Leadership
Oct
13

Stages of a Leader: Are You a Lover Who Serves?

John Eldredge always moves me. Whenever I read or listen to John he touches my emotions and causes me to change myself in so many positive ways. He has a […]

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Posted on: October 13, 2015 in Featured, Leadership
Sep
01

Running Downhill

For years I worked out every morning on a treadmill. It’s one of those programmable jobs that takes me up and down hills (inclines) for 30 minutes. I watch Fox News, […]

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Posted on: September 1, 2015 in Culture, Customer's Heart, Featured, Leadership
Aug
25

Creating A Positive Business Culture

Leaders have a choice. They can choose to create a culture that encourages team building or destroys it. They can build a department culture with an “open” architecture, or they […]

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Posted on: August 25, 2015 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
23

Questions to Ask from Reader-Based Feedback

Authors typically like to receive feedback from what they have written. They hand their manuscripts to friends or colleagues and ask for their opinions. I’d like to suggest this is […]

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Posted on: June 23, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Jun
16

Overcoming the R-Word

“Rejected!” It’s a difficult word for authors to read in an email, or hear directly from their agents. When you’ve put your heart and soul into a project, when your […]

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Posted on: June 16, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Jun
11

Turning Disappointment into Opportunity

“Things have ‘hatched’ badly here this spring. There are seasons when things go wrong; and they just have to be lived through; like the old inscription, ‘Good times and bad […]

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Posted on: June 11, 2015 in Featured, Inspirational
Jun
09

Building and Sustaining Reader Loyalty

Many authors are in self-denial. Most of us don’t realize that we can’t market our books like it’s 1999. How do I know this? Because every week I encounter people […]

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Posted on: June 9, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
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