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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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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Have you ever had somebody on your team that’s withdrawn or someone whose performance has dropped and you just know that there is something going on?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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How to Guard Against the 4 Deadly Sins of Leadership

The latest financial reports were bleak. Leadership was challenged to act quickly…but didn’t. Within a year, the company filed bankruptcy. Within three years, this company that had been in business for 70 years was dissolved, with significant losses to bondholders, corporate vendors, and 16,000 employees. What killed this once-thriving multi-billion dollar company?   And, more …

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Becoming a Leader that People Want to Follow

By Jason Ingram One of the great debates about leadership centers on whether leaders are born or made. A 2012 study by Biola University in Los Angeles found that “the majority of researchers today believe that the origins of leadership go beyond genes and family to other sources. Work experiences, hardship, opportunity, education, role models, …

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Finding the Courage to Confront

By Jason Ingram If you are a business blog aficionado, then you have likely read more than one posting dealing with the concept of confrontation in the workplace. It’s a good topic; statistics on employee disengagement clearly show that many workers are only moderately engaged while on the job. Disengagement leads to dissatisfaction, which leads …

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Average Managers vs. Effective Managers: Where Do You Fall?

By Diamond Richardson Effective management is a hot topic. Even the phrase “what is effective management” generates 165,000 monthly Google searches, indicating that a lot of people are still trying to figure out exactly how to define it. A team of effective managers in your organization can be the difference between standard performance and above-average performance. …

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Leaders: Employee Engagement Starts with You

By Diamond Richardson In our blog post last week, we examined how unengaged employees (due largely to a lack of trust in senior leadership) have major implications on your bottom line. Lost customers, absenteeism and lost productivity are just three of the many ways unengaged employees cost your company money. Modern Survey’s study on employee …

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The One Thing Hurting Employee Engagement at Your Company

By Diamond Richardson There is an abundance of material available on the topic of employee engagement. Thousands of books, articles, and research are evidence enough that it is an important business concept. It makes sense that the more connected and engaged you are with your company, the better you perform. Luckily, after years of bad …

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