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Are You Playing To Your Strengths?

Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong. – Simon Sinek A recent story in the Gallup Business Journal revealed that only twenty percent of U.S. Workers think that their jobs use their strengths. It said, … Continue reading

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Taking ‘No’ Out of Your Playbook: And Why it Matters

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome – Samuel Johnson Leaders understand that obstacles are a part of the landscape on the road to success. But how many leaders are self-aware enough to realize … Continue reading

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Four Ways Leaders Can Foster Cooperation

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. – Theodore Roosevelt Charles Osgood told the story of two ladies who lived in a convalescent center. Each had suffered an incapacitating … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

“Don’t take your love away from me Don’t you leave me in misery If you go then  I’ll be blue Cause breaking up is hard to do   Neil Sedaka   The song by Neil Sedaka was first recorded in … Continue reading

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Value- Added Leadership

Few things increase the credibility of leaders more than adding value to the people around them. – John Maxwell American artist James Whistler, who was never known to be bashful about his talent, was once advised that a shipment of … Continue reading

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When Leaders Are Good Bad Examples

    Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. – Albert Schweitzer A story is told of when Gen. George C. Marshall took command of the Infantry School at Fort Benning, GA. He … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason  Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index (http://bit.ly/1ULVQr7). Findings in the … Continue reading

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