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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 research revealed… Get the Rest

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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

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Clock In, Check Out

"Presenteeism costing employers 11 weeks per worker." That's the article heading that leapt off the page when I received my HR Daily update. ("Presenteeism..." you know it's a relatively

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PREACH IT: March Madness Means Half Your Employees Are Back to Mailing It In…

It's mid-March in the United States. That means the following things: - Some of your employees are about to get absolutely hammered this Thursday on St. Patrick's Day. Green dye

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You’ll Know You Have True Employee Engagement When Your Employee Says This…

Yeah---clickbait headline. But it worked right? But I do finish the sentence… You will know you have employee engagement when an employee at some level in the company says

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What Trait Holds Leaders Back

Effective leadership involves a million traits. As discussed in What Leadership Isn’t, it’s often easier to explain what leaders want to avoid than it is to review the

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Performance Management Economics: Regression to the Mean of Top Performers…

I've got a theory I've written about before: EVERY MANAGER and INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR HAS A SHELF LIFE AT A COMPANY. What's a shelf life? Shelf life means that you