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Growing Big, Staying Small

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford In his book, It’s Not About the Coffee, Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International, recounts a fascinating story … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part I: Providing Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Mission Statement

Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients. – Richard Branson Writing for Talent Management and HR (http://bit.ly/1KWCe2t ), John Hollon cites a survey concerning the … Continue reading

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Empowerment or Endangerment: How Your Leadership Makes the Difference

The people’s capacity to achieve is determined by the leader’s ability to empower – John Maxwell Most leaders I know like to believe that they are making a difference in their organization. Ask most and they will affirm that they … Continue reading

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10 Courtesies Every Leader Should Remember

Courtesy – Excellence of manners or social conduct; polite behavior. –Random House Dictionary “Everything rises and falls on leadership,” says John Maxwell. He’s right. The temperament of a leader is an important ingredient that goes a long way in determining … Continue reading

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Five Traits of Extra Mile Leaders

There are no shortcuts on the extra mile – Zig Ziglar Bob Kuechenberg, the former Miami Dolphins great, once explained what motivated him to go to college. “My father and uncle were human cannonballs in carnivals. My father told me, … Continue reading

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Five Keys to Engaging Your Team

Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. – Bill Bradley A recent Gallup story (http://bit.ly/1uUCjpX) revealed that less than one third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014. While that was an improvement over 2013 … Continue reading

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