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Delayed Reaction

Each month several leaders within our organization get together to learn about and discuss a different leadership-related topic. This month our conversation veered to how quickly we respond to...
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new management

5 Actions for Leading a New Team

Are you preparing for or in the midst of leading a new team? Leading a new team can be a challenge, but the same can be said for the...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Terminating an Employee

I’ve been blogging for nearly six years now, and I don’t think I’ve ever directly covered the topic of termination. I’d rather focus on how we can help struggling...
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Redefine Perfect

Are you a perfectionist? If so, those feelings could cause you to mistrust the abilities of others. They may even keep you focused on the failures vs. the achieved...
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On Kindness and Encouragement

I‘ve had the opportunity to get to know a lot of great people in my 25-plus years of being connected to Express Employment Professionals, but I don’t know if...
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Do What You Need to Do

A fun an inspiring story made the rounds in the media about a month ago when 100-year-old Ida Keeling broke the 100 meter record for her age. To celebrate,...
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From Across My Desk

The other day I walked into my office, and for some reason I wasn’t motivated to sit at my desk and get right to work. Instead I sat across...
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Moving Forward with Peace and Hope

Many of you have been following the blog long enough that you know that in August 2014 we lost our son, Hank. Since that time, I’ve occasionally blogged on...
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The Pros and Cons of Believing the Best

A couple weeks ago I blogged on the pros and cons of assuming the worst. (Yes indeed there are a few upsides to always waiting for the other shoe...
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Communications Webinar – You’re Invited!

Join me for Impacting Leaders’ second Leadership Learning Series webinar of 2016! We’ll be talking about one of the top challenges faced by every organization – communication.
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