Rise Performance Group

Datamax Chooses Rise Performance Group for Advanced Leadership Training Program

DALLAS, June 27, 2017 – Office technology specialist Datamax is advancing its management team’s leadership skills by working with Rise Performance Group in ongoing leadership training. Dallas-based Datamax sells and services office equipment, serving as a one-stop source for document and information technology solutions that align with clients’ business goals ...
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Are you making this mistake?

One of the biggest mistakes I see entrepreneurs make is wasting resources chasing deals they cannot win or winning business that is not profitable. When put in those terms, no one wants to make those mistakes.  They make no sense. But it happens all the time.  Why? Why waste resources ...
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Equip Your Team to Reach Heights Never Scaled

On June 3, 2017 Alex Honnold scaled the famous El Capitan.  El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet from base to summit and is considered one of the world’s most challenging climbs. What made Honnold's ascent extraordinary is that ...
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When Hiring Start with Your Culture – Why Attitude Beats Skill

Jack Welch said, “Hiring good people is hard.  Hiring great people is brutally hard. And yet nothing matters more in winning than getting the right people on the field.” Jack’s advice is worth heeding, after all he knows a thing or two about hiring; he was the CEO of General ...
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How to Discover Your X-Factor and Why It’s Important

The year is 2000 and the date is April 16th.  The place is Madison Square Gardens in New York City and the event is the NFL draft.   The Kansas City Chiefs, my hometown football team, just drafted a player out of Texas A&M named Dante Hall.  Although Hall had the ...
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How to Implement Accountability and Cadence with Your Team

The Transforming Power of Cadence In 1961 Jean Nidetch had a big problem.   She was a compulsive, closet eater and she was 72 pounds overweight.  To make matters worse, she was frustrated, felt like she had hit rock bottom and felt like she was out of ideas.   The ...
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How do you deal with conflict?

A friend recently shared this story with me:  One of his client companies, in an effort to reduce expenses, implemented a new policy that stated the company would no longer pay for airline tickets above coach class.  All the leaders said they were on board and that they recognized the ...
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Do you know how to leverage strengths to reach potential?

Know Thyself ~ Inscribed at the temple wall at Delphi in Greece during the sixth century BC Can you imagine the insanity of taking a Ferrari off-road to a mudding competition? Or the lunacy of driving a Jeep in a road race? Each of these automobiles has unique strengths and ...
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3 Keys to Building a High Performing Team

One of the questions I am asked over and over is:  “How do we build an effective team?”  In most cases, what they’re really asking is how to build a high-performing team – one that executes against the organization’s vision, and does so with an energy and synergy that propels ...
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