Tag Archives: Employee Engagement

Four Ways to Lead Through Conflict

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William E. Channing French novelist and playwright Alexandre Dumas once had a heated quarrel with a rising young politician. The argument became so … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Your Employees Don’t Believe A Word You Say

“Don’t believe what I say. Believe what I do.” —Carlson Ghosn Two psychiatrists meet at their 20th college reunion. One is vibrant, while the other looks withered and worried. “So what’s your secret?” the older looking psychiatrist asks. “Listening to … Continue reading

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How To Bring Doers and Dreamers Together

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. – Sarah Ban Breathnach In his book, Rules of Thumb, Alan M. Webber writes about the differences between talkers and doers. It … Continue reading

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Why People Fire Their Leaders- And How to Stop It

People quit people, not companies – John Maxwell I remember my first job out of college. I was excited and filled with great enthusiasm. But it played out like A Tale of Two Cities, “it was the best of times, … Continue reading

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Start With Low Fences

“I work on the same principle as people who train horses. You start with low fences, easily achievable goals, and work up. – Ian McGregor Developing your skill sets as a leader is not an overnight process. It’s something that … Continue reading

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Let Others See The Boss In You

“He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.” – King Solomon (Proverbs 27:18) I read an article on CBS News Money Watch about the Top 40 Bonehead Bosses. … Continue reading

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Mixed Signals and the Art of Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”. – George Bernard Shaw Every good leader knows the value and importance of good communication. Leaders succeed or fail based on it. Organizations rise and fall … Continue reading

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