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Being Besties with the Boss

Last week a webinar attendee submitted the following question on the subject of critical conversations: “What’s the best way to approach your boss regarding the way they go back...
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Street line

What Are Your Non-Negotiables?

We talk a lot about non-negotiables with our clients and inside our own organization. When a leader is clear on their non-negotiables, they are able to better work toward...
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It’s All in How You Recover

Great recovery Jeri! Those were the judge’s words written on my daughter’s speech evaluation from her FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) competition last week. Jeri knew she messed...
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Where’s Your Sense of Urgency?

You’re furiously working on multiple projects, doing your best to keep from dropping the ball on any one of the numerous items you’re juggling. Yet, your boss is in...
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performance review

What’s Your Performance Review Mindset?

If you’ve read any of my past posts on performance reviews (Putting the Fun Back in Performance Reviews, Performance Reviews: Character Issues vs. Skill Set Issues, Performance Review Mishaps),...
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How to Coach the Undisciplined

In my career, I’ve been blessed to coach to a variety of personalities, strengths and work styles. I’ve learned that in most cases, there is no “right” and “wrong”...
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How We Punish Our Performers

The gentleman who sat in the aisle seat next to me on my flight back from Dallas to Atlanta last week was clearly unhappy. I assumed his frustration was...
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Stand Beneath the Weight of Your Actions and Decisions

The ancient Romans were masters of architecture, and according to Roman legend, they were also quite adept at taking ownership of their decisions as well. It has been said that...
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How to Avoid Crash Diet Leadership

I came across a great quote in one of my Leadership Promises daily devotionals from last week: “Everyone is looking for a quick fix, but what they really need...
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How to Create a Fear-Based Culture

In the 16th century philosophical piece, The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, asserts that it is best for a leader to be both loved and feared, but if you can’t have both, then...
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