Tag Archives: Holton

RUMBA Your Way to Achievable Goals

How do we set goals that are rigged on the side of success? If you know us, you know how much we love to dance — so we decided to use one of our favorite dances as a model! So … Continue reading

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How to Handle Difficult People

Learn how to handle the 5 toughest behaviors in the workplace that sabotage team work, productivity, and engagement. Download your own copy of the summary chart! Continue reading

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How Employees Learn: The Key to Extraordinary Coaching

Everyone has areas that need to be developed. Learning new skills doesn’t happen overnight. Part of your job as an extraordinary leader is to coach your people so they gain confidence in the process of learning new skills. There is … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Jumpstart Your Team

I am so honored and excited to have this article published in the Lab Manager magazine! Even though this article is focused on those working in a lab environment, the five steps are appropriate for any team setting! Enjoy reading! … Continue reading

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Team Engagement Tip: How to Create Key Operating Principles

There are a few critical questions every person on a team┬ámust be able to answer, in order to ensure a well-functioning, highly productive and engaged team: What are acceptable and unacceptable behaviors? How will the team handle lack of participation … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Tip: Using HR as Your Advantage

As a past HR (Human Resources) professional who worked in both the government and private sectors — and then moving into a consulting business focused on helping leaders be extraordinary — I never cease to be amazed at how rarely … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Team Members Don’t Play Well — and How to Fix It!

As leaders, we rely so much on teams to accomplish the myriad of things that must be done. For some of our folks, team work comes naturally and they thrill at the challenge of using their skills and creativity in … Continue reading

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