7 Keys to lighting a fire under your employees or associates
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7 Keys to lighting a fire under your employees or associates

Jeff (not his real name but this is a true story) is one of the best in the business. He works for a big box store selling appliances and has been there for ten years. We were having lunch when he told me how unhappy he is at his job and that he is seriously...
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6 action traits of effective leaders
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6 action traits of effective leaders

There are, of course, many traits found within successful and effective leaders. The six I've listed here are almost universal. 1. Make others feel important. If your goals and decisions are self-centered, and obviously so, followers will lose their enthusiasm quickly. Be certain to emphasize their strengths and contributions not just your own. 2. Promote...
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Leadership principles are universal

Without apology I will warn you now that I will from time to time, use references to the Bible in this blog. You may be certain I am not a Bible thumper and I am NOT trying to convert the reader to any religion! But I spent a quarter of a century training leaders of...
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Paid to Produce

I don't think I could ever work in a government agency. For the first 25 years of my career I was a trainer and consultant. One of my clients in those days was the Navajo Tribe in Arizona. I worked with the tourism office consulting to the assistant director and director of tourism. I quickly...
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Line of Sight

Two of my employees are working out of the shop installing components we made. Their's is not a particularly complicated or difficult job. Removing old pieces, installing hardware on the new components, reinstalling them, and painting. They are competent, responsible, and hardworking guys. They have made my life much easier and my shop more profitable....
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