How to fix your broken meetings

MEETINGS! They are the worst…sometimes. People hate attending them.  But people also hate reading their emails.  And what people hate the most is not being in the loop. If your organization is going to stay on track, you need to have meetings.  AND you need your meetings to be effective and efficient.  Here are a…

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Leadership is influence, don’t miss this step

Don’t miss this advice. Unfortunately, most companies still need to give gratitude the time and attention it deserves. Many don’t even realize how bad they are at showing people they appreciate them. Making appreciation and gratitude a big deal in your workforce will lead to a happier team who stays longer and gets more done…

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How to create a leadership development program

This email is your cheat sheet for a leadership development strategy that has an impact.  Investing time and resources into the development of your people will: Decrease unwanted attrition Create leaders ready to step up and fill available positions Improve effectiveness at every level Increase your company’s P&L Leadership development is a $366 billion industry,…

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Leader’s focus on impact

The Breakdown Caring about your team and wanting your team to like you are entirely different goals. It is natural to care about the opinions of others at some level.  Being a founder is lonely because you are the one who has to make tough decisions. These are the decisions you fear may be misinterpreted…

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Why can’t my team make decisions without me?

The point of hiring people is scaling your business. It’s frustrating when the people you are paying to do a job still expect you to be around to help them with every decision. “Why can’t my team make decisions without me?” is one of the most common questions founders ask me. Remember this: The problem…

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Why Great Leaders Focus on Vision

Most of us understand the value of focusing on the vision and “Starting with Why,” but it’s easy to skip this step when we are stressed. As we move from meeting to meeting and problem to problem, we become focused on only what feels immediately urgent. Time is money! So we tell people what to…

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