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What To Do When Your Team Doesn’t Buy In To Your Vision

As a leader, have you ever been concerned because you feel like your vision, or an initiative, or a change project you are rolling out is not being readily adopted by those that you would expect to take it to run with it? The problem may be that there is no “why” behind the “what.” …

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When team members go over your head to you boss

When Direct Reports Go Around You To Your Boss: Part 1 of 2

Have you ever had a team member who went right over your head to your boss? Whether than bringing a challenge or concern to us first, they go right over our heads–it can be really frustrating! I know I have dealt with that numerous times. Nothing frustrates me more than the fact that they didn’t come …

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3 strategies to increase your meeting engagement and attendee interest level

Three Strategies To Engage Your Meeting Attendees

Does it ever seem like your audience is just not getting your message? This can be really frustrating. Especially if you come to realize, like I occasionally have, that your meeting or presentation may just be…boring. Even though the constitution guarantees us free speech, it unfortunately does not guarantee us listeners. Let me provide you …

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Don’t Let An Impasse Slow Your Workplace Productivity

Have you ever been at an impasse over an idea or concept with someone on your team—or even your boss? These kinds of conflicts can jam up workflow and slow productivity. We were just working with a client that brought this very situation to us. He said, “Mark, we are about three months into this …

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The 3 Point Solution to Improve Performance and Address One of a Leader’s Biggest Frustrations

Have you ever had somebody on your team that’s withdrawn or someone whose performance has dropped and you just know that there is something going on? Isn’t that one of the most frustrating things we deal with as leaders? If our employees would just tell us the problem, we could fix it and help improve …

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What Are The Kansas City Royals Teaching Us About Leadership and Building a Great Culture?

The Kansas City Royals blazed through the ALCS to the World Series, after sweeping the Orioles almost exactly 29 years after winning their last pennant. This polar shift can teach us a great deal about building and leading a culture that breeds success in your organization. The Royals are coming off of a 29-YEAR losing …

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What Can Leaders Learn from the Growing Ebola Virus Crisis?

The ultimate test of leadership is a crisis. And that is what we have in one small corner of the city of Dallas right now, where people continue to deal with a very serious situation involving the deadly Ebola virus. What can we as leaders learn from the way this was handled? Well, let’s start …

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