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Mark Fenner Talks With Sprint Business: Future of Work

Rise Performance Group’s founder, Mark Fenner, recently wrote an article for Sprint Business Future of Work, discussing the difference between “leading” and “managing.”  Essentially, the old ways of managing employees – making sure they were at their desks getting their work done — don’t work anymore. Technology has changed the speed at which other things …

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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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hourglass: getting 60 hours of work out of a 40 hour work week

How To Work Less But Achieve More In A 40 Hour Work Week

They still call it a 40-hour work week, but in the competitive business world today, not many people can get away with putting in just 40 hours. For most people in positions of responsibility, it’s probably closer to 60 hours. But what if you could motivate your team to generate 60 hours worth of work …

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Be a Victim or Be a Hero: It’s Your Choice

If you’ve been a leader for very long, you have no doubt heard these complaints from the people on your team, explaining why they aren’t successful: “I need to hire more people. There’s just too much work and we’re overwhelmed.” “This project isn’t a good fit for my team. They’re just not motivated to really …

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Mark Fenner, President and Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach Rise Performance Group

Press Release: Rise Performance Group Teams up with Leading Business Process Outsourcing Provider to Enhance Leadership Performance

  Rise Performance Group Teams up with Leading Business Process Outsourcing Provider to Enhance Leadership Performance DALLAS, September 13, 2014 –Rise Performance Group has engaged with the leading cloud-based BPO provider, OneSource Virtual (OneSource), to implement a customized leadership development program helping the company improve top and bottom line performance. Mark Fenner, president of Rise Performance …

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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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Who Stands Out?

Try to answer this question posed in a recent business conversation: Who stands out domestically as a leader with great integrity? The question was met with…silence. Mark Fenner, president of Rise Performance Group, summed up the concerns of many when he said, “We believe there’s a dearth of leadership in our country.” And Rise partner …

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