Tag Archives: People Skills

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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The ‘Yes Men’ Disconnect and How it Hurts Your Leadership

Very few big executives want to be surrounded by ‘yes’ men – Burton Bigelow I heard a somewhat humorous account some years back about the Biblical story of David and Goliath. When the Israelites came up against Goliath all the … 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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The Most Important Person in the Room is Not You

Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people- Mary Kay Ash At age 16 Andor Foldes was already a skilled pianist, but he was experiencing a … Continue reading

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In Praise of Second Fiddle Leaders

  Expressions of servant leadership are found when you concede being in the spotlight by putting someone else in it. Where were you on April 8, 1974 at 9:07 p.m. EST? It might be a stretch for some to remember … Continue reading

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Leadership Essentials: Communicating with Clarity

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.   – Peter Drucker A worker asked for a pay raise and got this note back from his supervisor: “Because of the fluctuation predisposition of your position’s productive capacity as … Continue reading

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Winning Attitudes to Move Your Team Forward

Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. – Warren Bennis Nothing will make or break the momentum of your organization faster than the collective sum of the attitudes within it. Pause for … Continue reading

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