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Conflict Resolution Strategies for Leaders/Leadership Podcast

Differences will either be your greatest advantage or they will be your downfall.   Leaders brave enough to hire people who come from a variety of experiences, motivations, and work styles enjoy multi-faceted solutions to challenges, higher levels of creativity, and a dynamic tension that encourages people to do their best. Too often, though, those… Read More…

Leadership Qualities: 5 Strategies for Staying Smart Under Pressure

No matter how well trained you are, how great of skills you possess, how talented and vivacious you might be, if you choke under pressure, you’re done for. Leaders have to stay smart under all kinds of pressure. When I was in high school, I got bused out of district. That half hour ride to… Read More…

Your Company’s Soul: The secret to higher engagement, retention, and profitability

I love soul music. That eclectic blend of styles like gospel, rhythm and blues, jazz.  I love the way it gets you to move, to interact, to get up and dance. It says something. You feel something when you hear it. Recently, we’re hearing a lot about the importance of ‘soul’ to organizational success. And… Read More…

Leadership Qualities: Egg Timers and Diet Coke

I crave fountain Diet Cokes so much that if you ever can’t find me check the McDonald’s drive though first. I am there way more frequently than I should admit. Let’s just say that I’m cruising through those Golden Arches often enough to know when something changes. Today, I spotted one of the smartest changes… Read More…

Blockbuster Influence: How to Get People to Say Yes

How much time will you spend today trying to get someone to say yes to something you need done? In the ten years I’ve studied what creates the gap between wildly successful people and those who are not so successful, the same thing kept popping up. It’s the ability to get people to do things… Read More…

Leadership Qualities:How to Create An Unforgettable Personal Brand That Gets Results

What makes you so memorable that you stick in people’s minds long after you’ve left the room? If you can’t answer that question quickly, you probably haven’t created a personal brand strong enough to be considered a business asset. You’re also not alone. It’s estimated that over 95% of business people haven’t bothered to create… Read More…

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