Category Archives: Leadership

Tips and information specifically for leaders.

TeamProv™ — A Great Way to Guarantee Powerful Teamwork, Engage Employees, and Generate Great Ideas

 Are the folks on your teams experiencing any of the following characteristics? Frustrated with change and ambiguity Stuck in ruts of “the way we’ve always done it” Strangled in poor communication and unclear roles Boxed in and unable to discover … Continue reading

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How to Re-estabish Trust and Credibility

Once trust is lost, it is very difficult to re-establish, particularly if team members have experienced several setbacks. Leaders have a tough road ahead, but one that must be traveled if they want to experience increased productivity and employee engagement. … Continue reading

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Empower People by Giving Thanks … Every Day!

When asked to write a composition entitled, “What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving,” one little boy summed it up quickly. He wrote, “I am thankful that I’m not a turkey.”  If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Management: How to Jump Start Innovation

Trick or Treat: That time-honored tradition of dressing up in a special costume so no one can recognize you, then going from door-to-door challenging the homeowner to give you a treat or receive a trick. (I remember back in the … Continue reading

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3 Ways to be Optimistic Without Ignoring the Facts

When did optimism get such a negative reputation? All of a sudden, it seems if you mention anything about being optimistic, people say you are looking through rose-colored glasses, you are impractical, and you live in a dream world. But … Continue reading

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How to REALLY Assess Your Employee Engagement Quotient

Everyone says they WANT employee engagement … but how can you tell if you are really hitting the mark? Even more powerful than surveys and assessments, here’s a technique every manager and leader can do … and the cost is … Continue reading

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The Truth About Sustainable Employee Engagement

If you’ve been in management for any time at all, you know that traditional forms of engagement strategies work initially but then seem to lose their appeal over the long haul. Why? Because the traditional forms of engagement are not … Continue reading

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Organizational Treasures: A Key to Employee Engagement

There is a ton of advice about how to motivate the Millennials and Digital Natives coming on board and interacting with potentially three other generations — but our bias is to try a different approach. Rather than focusing on PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Easy Employee Engagement Tip: Replace Talk With Action

Today’s marketplace requires more action than ever from managers and their teams who want to remain competitive in a global economy. We don’t have to tell you that many business decisions are not for the faint of heart. Even the … Continue reading

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How to Go With the Flow and Engage Your Team

Superior teams—teams where employees are excited and engaged—know how to go with the flow. The flow we’re talking about is not mindless, carefree moments of allowing oneself to be pulled or pushed by circumstances like a piece of paper being … Continue reading

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