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How to Make Your Organization Better at Decisions

Why is it so easy to criticize the decisions of others but so difficult to make the tough calls ourselves? What is it that makes high-stakes decisions so difficult? I… Get the Rest

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3-Step Approach For Responding To Employee Concerns

Company leadership receives input from employees in a variety of formats: Engagement surveys, pulse-check forums, rumors heard in the hallway, supervisors reporting what their teams are saying, etc.

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I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me!

"Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley" is one of the reasons I continued to watch SNL in the 90's.  Al Franken invented and acted out Stuart in a way

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New Technology? Don’t Forget The Humans.

Coming to you live (sort of live), from the Globoforce WorkHuman Conference in Orlando, Florida, where a few of your pals from FOT (and a bunch of other

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Jon Snow Is Officially Tired of Everyone’s #### – FOT Webinar Preview

"Let me give you some counsel, bastard," Lannister said. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never

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What Is It That A Leader DOES?

The other day, a coaching client asked me a question that I was shocked to realize I didn’t have a ready-made answer to. Asking around and conducting some

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WORK DREAMS: Teaching Mick Jagger to Eurostep…

How many of you have dreams about work? Of course you dream about work. How could you not? You work more than you sleep. I guess the key question

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WEBINAR – RAISING DRAGONS: What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Performance Coaching and Building Teams

"Winter is Coming.” "You Win or You Die.” "You Know Nothing, Jon Snow." If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know these quotes as parts of iconic conversations from your

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Is Your Feedback an April Fools’ Joke?

April Fools' Day is a fun tradition of fooling others into believing something that isn’t true. It’s mostly harmless and in good fun. It’s less harmless when this

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Employee Engagement and 6-Second Abs

We (my family - not sure if I was part of the discussion) have been trying to get back (back?) in shape. So we started making the changes necessary