Category Archives: The Extraordinary You

Information, techniques, and strategies to being out the “Extraordinary You” in yourself and others.

Developing Wisdom as a Leader: A Self-Directed Activity to be Extraordinary!

Catch Yourself … There’s an old management leadership book called the One Minute Manager, by Ken Blanchard. The key principle in the book encourages leaders to catch a person doing something right every day, and say something positive to reinforce … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

We all experience different kinds of fears: fear of failure; fear of rejection; fear of looking dumb; fear of change; fear of the unknown. I googled fear, and found a legitimate list of actual researched phobias: there were 530 listed, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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