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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
Mar
13

Avoiding Power Stealing Excuses

“There are a thousand excuses for failure, but never a good reason.”[i] —Mark Twain   Today’s Verse: “The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen […]

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Posted on: March 13, 2015 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Jan
12

How Much Time Do You Spend Leading Yourself?

Today’s post is written by my friend Nancy Reece. It’s practical and full of wisdom: I ask my coaching clients and my MBA students that question early in our relationship. […]

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Posted on: January 12, 2015 in Featured, Leadership
Oct
29

3 Ways You Can Fulfill Campaign Promises

It’s the election season and our inboxes, mailboxes, voice-mailboxes and TV boxes are filled with people who are making campaign promises. Whichever party they represent they want out vote and […]

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Posted on: October 29, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
20

Leading Successful Meetings (Part 3): What’s the Point?

Every meeting needs a point—what’s the purpose, what is desired outcome? What are the action steps and decisions? In my last two posts I’ve covered meeting time and length as […]

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Posted on: June 20, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
18

Running Successful Meetings (Part 2): Know Who is in the Room

This is the second part of this series on how we can successfully run and lead meetings. Many times when we’re asked to lead a meeting we think about who is […]

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Posted on: June 18, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
 

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