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How to Successfully Leave Your Job

Transitions such as quitting one job for another opportunity or retiring from your current career are usually far harder than we imagine. It’s easy to talk about letting go, but when the time comes, it’s hard to do. The emotional aspect of departing is difficult to fathom, but at a recent meeting I attended, a…

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Adding Too Much Value 2

  It’s difficult for leaders to listen to others disclose information without communicating either that they already knew about it or that they know a better way. The problem is, while they may have improved the idea by 5%, they’ve reduced the employee’s commitment to executing it by 50%, because they’ve taken away that person’s…

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Adding Too Much Value

  It’s difficult for leaders to listen to others disclose information without communicating either that they already knew about it or that they know a better way. The problem is, while they may have improved the idea by 5%, they’ve reduced the employee’s commitment to executing it by 50%, because they’ve taken away that person’s…

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Leaders Make Values Visible

Ultimately, our actions will say much more to employees about our values and our leadership skills than our words ever can.  If our actions are wise, no one will care if the words on the wall are not perfect… (share on LinkedIn) The corporate credo. Companies have wasted millions of dollars and countless hours of…

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Critical Insight for HR: Learning + Follow-up = Results

The challenge for leaders is NOT about understanding the practice of leadership, it is practicing the understanding of #leadership. Improving leadership effectiveness is less a matter of ‘Know-How’, but more often a matter of ‘Show-How’.   One of the most annoying aspects of the Western culture is our love for slogans, buzzwords and…

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Ask This One Question Before Solving Any Problem

  When you are in the business of coaching, you can’t help but identify the changes and adjustments that could make life better.  As powerful as this strength is, it can also lead to frustration and burn out. Use this simple but profound question to help you manage your time and effort to stay laser-focused…

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