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Are you are partner or a vendor

Are you a Partner or a Vendor?

      Recently I was with leadership expert John Maxwell at an event in Florida.  I always enjoy my time with John.  He is committed to pouring into us with all his passion and adding value in unique ways.  This particular event was no exception. Since starting Rise Performance Group, I have always looked …

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Building a Cohesive Team

What Google Learned about Building Great Teams

  In 2012, Google set out to identify why some of their internal teams flourished and others struggled.  The project, code-named Project Aristotle, studied hundreds of internal teams and a summary of the results was published by The New York Times.  They wrote: What interested the researchers most, however, was that teams that did well …

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Are you a Multiplier or a Diminisher?

Are you a Multiplier or a Diminisher?

  Are you a Multiplier or a Diminisher? This is the fundamental question posed by Liz Wiseman in her book, Multipliers.  In the book she compares and contrasts leaders who are Multipliers versus those that are Diminishers.  Liz is a best-selling author and one of the speakers accompanying John Maxwell at this year’s Live2Lead simulcast.  …

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Press Release: Mark Fenner Will Lead Dallas Business Journal Workshop Series on Creating Raving Fan Clients

DALLAS, January 27, 2016 – Mark Fenner, President of Rise Performance Group, will conduct a series of monthly workshops, sponsored by the Dallas Business Journal, on how to service customers and clients in a way that drives them to help you market and build your business. The first workshop in the series is February 10, …

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Does your team know the score?

Does your team know the score?

  Before a team heads into a game, a good coach defines priorities. These are activities that can be controlled by the players, are measurable, and are strong predictors of ultimate success.  In football, these might be to establish the running game, double-team the opponent’s star receiver, and avoid turnovers. As the game progresses, the …

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Resolve

Resolve – Unlocking the Power of New Year’s Resolutions

Have you ever thought about the meaning of the word “resolution”?  According to dictionary.com it means the act of resolving or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc.  Personally, when I think of resolving I think of it as cutting off all other options. The challenge is that rarely do people actually resolve and then cut off all other options when setting New Year’s Resolutions. …

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