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4:18 pm

Leaders Must Look at Themselves to Build Employee Motivation

I just read an interesting article on Harvard Business Review from leadership coach Monique Valcour about employee motivation and how we as leaders play a much more decisive role with it than we'd like to acknowledge.

Monique talks about the vicious circle that occurs when we leaders decide a person is no longer motivated in their job to the extent we believe they should. That leads to our withdrawal, which leads to even less motivation, and so on.Read More


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9:58 am

Emulate the Key Traits of Your Favorite Boss or Coach

I just got done reading a marvelous blog post from a friend of mine, Danita Bye. This outgoing Finn regularly inspires me with her concepts on sales development and leadership.

The post mentioned above talks about a boss/coach/mentor she had when she went to college and how this person's commitment to service has impacted her for 35 years.

I ask of many people this question. "Who is your favorite boss, coach, teacher and mentor? What did they do with you that makes them your favorite?"Read More


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12:52 pm

Why Students and Young Adults NEED Mental Training To Thrive in Today's World

We are not setting up our future leaders to see and experience properly.

We train our children and young adults to become proficient at a lot of things, hopefully some of them are engaging to them. We give them training to become better athletes. We put them in tutoring to do better on their college entrance exam. Each one of their classes tries to get them to a certain standard of knowledge to pass tests. When they get into the workplace, we teach them how to do specific tasks and handle a narrow set of projects.

Technical, tactical ability in these areas is NOT really where it's at, however. Read More


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