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What do you admire most in a leader?


Posted in Engagement, Leadership, Relationships

Burgers Don’t Sell Themselves

Chances are you have a favorite product or brand… for a variety of reasons as well. Maybe it’s the convenience, or the taste, the design, the cause, or the culture. Above all else, what makes the products and brands we

Posted in Engagement, Leadership, Uncategorized

Consider Your Approach to Leadership Development

One of my clients, a 160 year old company with 43K employees, will hire 6K people this year.  In 2 years, 50% of their workforce will possess less than 5 years experience.  That means lots of retirement parties and orientation

Posted in Career, Coaching, Commitment, Engagement, Generations, Leadership, Uncategorized

Productivity Simplified In 3 Parts

When you break productivity down, it only has three parts to it.  If you find yourself not being productive when you want to be, it’s due to a problem in at least one of these three areas.    Purpose 45-ways-to-be-more-productive articles are the how. 

Posted in Commitment, Engagement, Motivation, Personal Renewal

It’s Not Working!

Recently one morning I pulled a QTip from the dispenser.  Inserting into my ear as I do virtually every morning… this time it felt different, not as soft, kind of a poking feeling.  It was morning and it was a

Posted in Commitment, Engagement, Leadership, Relationships, Service

Manager as Business Coach – NOT Life Coach

How many have had a manager you so respected that you didn’t want to let them down?  The quality of your relationship was such that you were motivated to succeed for them as much as for yourself.  How do relationships

Posted in Coaching, Engagement, Leadership, Relationships

Why Your CEO and CFO Should Care About Employee Engagement

Why Your CEO and CFO Should Care About Employee Engagement. Why should CEOs and CFOs care about employee engagement? Here’s why: Increased engagement drives bottom-line business results. Towers Watson over the years has done numerous studies showing the impact of

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