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Playing Politics and Self-Defeating Behavior

Playing Politics and Self-Defeating Behavior

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If you take an informal survey about the characteristics of dysfunctional organizations, you will probably hear the word politics rise to the top of most peoples’ lists. In fact, many... read more

Why is Delegating Important?

Why is Delegating Important?

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You’ll almost never hear the word “leadership” without hearing the word “delegate” close behind. That’s because delegation is key for leadership and growth. So why do so many fail to... read more

Management Lessons From Under The Bus

Management Lessons From Under The Bus

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One ominous day a long, long time ago I got thrown under a bus to the CEO of my company at the time. Me, a pretty low level employee at... read more

Managers: 2 Habits to "Stop the Insanity!"

Managers: 2 Habits to “Stop the Insanity!”

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Did you unplug a bit this summer? Lately I’ve noticed that when you ask people how they’re doing, they don’t generally use the word “productive” in their response. The word... read more

Leadership Matters – A Lot. But It’s Not That Simple.

Leadership Matters – A Lot. But It’s Not That Simple.

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Yes, leadership matters. A successful leader possesses a variety of qualities that range – in no particular order – from integrity to confidence to decisiveness to the ability to delegate... read more

Watch for Signs of Disconnecting – Disturbing Trend

Watch for Signs of Disconnecting – Disturbing Trend

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I have seen a disturbing trend at workplaces across the country. People are disconnecting more and more from work, their families and friends. Is it part of this mobile phone,... read more

My Top 5 Tips on Mentoring, Sponsorship, and Coaching

My Top 5 Tips on Mentoring, Sponsorship, and Coaching

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Mentor, sponsor, coach, oh my! These 3 words mean different things to different people. Let me start by sharing my personal definition of these concepts: • A mentor is someone... read more

Develop Your Leadership Skills

Develop Your Leadership Skills

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Whatever position that you start from in an organisation, the main aim is always to climb up the corporate ladder to higher leadership positions. This can only be achieved by... read more

Leaders Should Choose Their Words with Care

Leaders Should Choose Their Words with Care

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Let’s say the challenge is to win an important bid. You say to your team, ‘We must win this bid. We’ve got to do everything possible to win it.’ You... read more

Have You Considered Becoming a Leader Today?

Have You Considered Becoming a Leader Today?

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Being in the Moment! No matter where I am or what I am doing, it is all about connecting with people. It really comes down to listening more and talking... read more

Twelve Traits that Define a Truly Amazing Boss

Twelve Traits that Define a Truly Amazing Boss

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Surprisingly, people love or hate their jobs based on their interaction with their immediate supervisor. An amazing boss is also a great leader and has the ability to connect employees... read more

5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader

5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader

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Indispensable leaders make employees better, they drive revenue and maintain a sense of optimism around the office. They understand that each day of leading is a challenge and embrace the... read more

What Parents Should Know Before Their Children Join the Family Business

What Parents Should Know Before Their Children Join the Family Business

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Having the opportunity to bring your children into the family business can result in the best of times—or the worst. I find many parents who have their children work with... read more

The Unwritten Rules of Management

The Unwritten Rules of Management

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You can’t polish a sneaker I was 30 mins into an incredibly boring presentation when that phrase caught my attention. It’s catchy, I thought, but what the heck does it mean?... read more

Dealing With Poor Performers

Dealing With Poor Performers

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As managers and leaders we like working with our top performers. It’s creative, they “get it,” we focus on how we win, how we grow the business. If we’re doing... read more